Watertightness Assessment of Blown-in Retrofit Cavity Wall Insulation☆

@inproceedings{Goethem2015WatertightnessAO,
  title={Watertightness Assessment of Blown-in Retrofit Cavity Wall Insulation☆},
  author={Stephanie Van Goethem and Nathan Van Den Bossche and Arnold Janssens},
  year={2015}
}
Abstract The Belgian building stock is characterised by a vast amount of houses with non-insulated cavity walls, creating high potential for blown-in retrofit cavity wall insulation. Although retrofit insulation is becoming standard practice, there is a prevalent uncertainty about test procedures and evaluation standards. Moreover, hardly any information is available on the amount of water ingress through insulated or non-insulated cavity walls. In this paper, existing test procedures and… CONTINUE READING

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