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How do you define moisture levels in air?

How do you define moisture levels in air? Moisture in air is water vapour – and is present in air in almost all circumsances. The amount of moisture in air is very small in comparison with materials or in liguid. … Continue reading

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2004 UoA Investigation of Cladding Performance and Environmental Analysis of Internal Wall Cavities

Investigation of Cladding Performance and Environmental Analysis of Internal Wall Cavities Independent study to support and run in parallel to Hitex tests to show RH and MC conditions in walls, and to compare other cladding systems for performance. Research conducted … Continue reading

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2004 UoA An Investigation into Hygrothermal Factors within Building Wall Envelopes

An Investigation into Hygrothermal Factors within Building Wall Envelopes Independent study to support and run in parallel to Hitex tests to show RH and MC conditions in walls, and to compare other cladding systems for performance. 4th Year undergraduate research … Continue reading

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2004 Test Wall Designs in Rig on top of U of A building

Test Wall Designs in Rig on top of U of A building Copy MEWS computer assimilated models. See if different constructed walls – EIFS, FC and Stucco would dry with different cavity designs. Answer questions from Councils at presentations. Results … Continue reading

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2004 Normal Conditions Microclimate Analysis of in-situ Hitex Diamond Cavity Wall Construction

Microclimate Analysis of Normal Operating Conditions In-situ Hitex Diamond Cavity Wall Construction ACC asked ‘What are the conditions behind a Diamond wall? Can we establish test protocol to test walls? How difficult would it be? It was found that Diamond … Continue reading

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2004 Long Term Leaks Microclimate Analysis of In-situ Hitex Diamond Cavity Wall Construction

Microclimate Analysis of Long Term Leaks of In-situ Hitex Diamond Cavity Wall Construction Auckland City Council asked “Does RH exceed 80% in a long term leak event (say 5 days)? Do Diamond walls dry out and recover following a longer … Continue reading

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2004 Rain Microclimate Analysis of In-situ Hitex Diamond Cavity Wall Construction

Microclimate Rain Analysis of In-situ Hitex Diamond Cavity Wall Construction Auckland City Council asked “Does RH exceed 80% in Rain Event? Do Diamond walls dry out and recover following a Rain Event? What period does drying take? Does RH exceed … Continue reading

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2004 Wall Microclimate Analysis (Wall Signature) testing

Auckland City Council were implementing a revised assessment process for older homes applying for CCC. Auckland City Council required an understanding of what is happening behind actual walls and could a leak event be introduced and the wall response measured. … Continue reading

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