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Title: Airtightness in UK dwellings
Subtitle: BRE's test results and their significance

Ref Code: BR359
Authors: R K Stephen

Abstract1: This paper summarises the findings from a large number of airtightness measurements carried out by BRE in UK dwellings. It describes how airtightness may be measured in single dwellings, the relationship of air leakage with ventilation, and ways to improve airtightness. It is aimed at those responsible for designing and supervising construction work for new and existing dwellings, both in the public and private sectors.



Year Published: 1998

ISBN: 978-1-86081-261-3


Pages: 48


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