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Title: Airtightness in commercial and public buildings

Ref Code: BR448
Authors: B C Webb and R Barton

Abstract1: Addresses the importance of airtightness in commercial and public buildings and supports the requirements on airtightness specified in Approved Document L2 (2002 edition) to the Building Regulations. The report is an outline guide to design, setting out the principles of providing an effective airtightness layer and advising on common pitfalls. It covers the mechanics that cause air infiltration to occur; the benefits which result from increasing airtightness; designing and specifying for airtightness; site practice for airtight construction; and testing buildings.



Year Published: 2002

ISBN: 978-1-86081-578-2


Pages: 36


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