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    envelope materials

    This a subject heading for issues related to materials used in envelopes of buildings.

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    Application of digital-image-based models to microstructure, transport properties, and degradation of cement-based materials, by Bentz, D. P., Garboczi, E. J. and Martys, N. S., 1996
    Building materials used in construction can affect indoor fungal levels greatly , by Ellringer, J., Boone, K. and Hendrickson, S., 2000
    Characterization of fungi occurring on "new" gypsum wallboard, by Doll, S.C. and H.A. Burge, 2001
    steel frame
    Comparative life cycle costs for new steel portal frame building systems, by Gurung, N., Mahen Mahendran, 2001
    D3679-02 Standard Specification for Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Siding, by ASTM, 2002
    Engineering, alternative materials, and sustainability, by King, B., 2000
    plasterboard, chipboard, cellular concrete, plywood, wood panels
    Full-scale testing of indoor humidity and moisture buffering in building materials, by Mitamura, T., C. Rode and J. Schultz, 2001
    Fungal spores from wet gypsum boards relationship between release and age of culture, by Kildes?, P. K., Madsen, H. W. and Wilkins, K., 2002
    High-performance wood-based panels substitute breathable membranes on external wall sheathings, by Marquardt, H. and Mainka, G. W., 2001
    conreate, stucco
    Hygrothermal system-performance of a whole building, by Karagiozis, A. and Salonvaara, M., 2001
    Modeling of hygrothermal behavior of two-dimensional concrete structures, by Gawin, D. J., and Schrefler, B.A, 2001
    Moisture transport in porous building materials, by Pel, L., 1995
    Mold performance of some construction products with and without borates, by Fogel, J.L. and J. D. Lloyd, 2002
    Review of factors affecting the durability of repointing mortars for older masonry, by Maurenbrecher, A. H. P., Trischuk, K. J. and Rousseau, M. Z., 2001
    Structural glass facades: A unique building technology, by Patterson, M. R., 2008
    The effect of temperature on the moisture permeability of building materials, by Galbraith, G. H., Guo, J.S. and McLean, R.C, 2000
    material response to mold
    The response of building materials to the mould exposure at different response conditions, by Ritschkoff, A., Viitanen, H., and Koskela, K., 2000
    masonry, moisture transport
    Two-dimensional transient heat and moisture simulations of rising damp with WUFI 2D, by Holm, A. and K¨¹nzel, H.M, 2000
    Variation of stress wave velocity with MC and temperature, by Kang, H. and R. E. Booker, 2002
    Water intrusion evaluation for caulkless siding, window, and door systems-laboratory testing results, by NAHB Research Center, Inc., 2002

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