• Engineering
  • Published 2004

An analysis of residential window waterproofing systems

  title={An analysis of residential window waterproofing systems},
  author={A. Parsons},
The prevalence of vinyl nail-on windows in the North American new home construction market has prompted ASTM International to write ASTM E2112-01 "Standard Practice for Installation of Exterior Windows, Doors and Skylights". This thesis focuses on the window jamb flashing recommendation in ASTM E2112-01 for vinyl nail-on windows by asking the question of whether a vinyl window's integral nail-on flange is by itself an adequate jamb flashing. To answer this question, the Jamb Drip Test was… CONTINUE READING