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Air Barrier (Jargon Buster) G#1421 N#1392

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Air Barrier Jargon Buster

Air Barrier Jargon Buster
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Air Barrier

Comprises materials and/or components which are air impervious or virtually so, separating conditioned spaces (heated, cooled or humidity controlled, usually inside) from unconditioned spaces (unheated, un-cooled, humidity uncontrolled, usually outside).

(Biodiversity Book 2nd edition)


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© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy
aka BrianSpecMan
24th February 2014 – 7th December 2015

Air Barrier Jargon Buster
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© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy
aka BrianSpecMan
24th February 2014 – 7th December 2015

Air Barrier Jargon Buster
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GBE Jargon Buster

Theme

Airtightness List

  • Air Barrier (this page)
  • Air Exfiltration
  • Air Infiltration
  • Air Leakage Path
  • Air-Tightness
  • Air-Tightness Layer
  • Cellular Block
  • Cement Particleboard
  • Cross-Laminated Timber Panels (CLTP)
  • External Weather Envelope
  • External Insulated Render Systems (EIRS)
  • Parge Coat
  • Rainscreen Cladding
  • Structural Insulation Panel System (SIPS)
  • Timber Frame
  • U Value
  • U Value Envelope

GBE Checklist

  • A90 Performance Specification
  • A94 Airtightness Test
  • A95 Infrared thermographic survey
  • P10 Sundry Insulation/Proofing/Fire stops
  • P14 Air/Wind tightness systems

GBE Links

  • Organisation/Website

GBE GBS Green Building Specification

Robust Specification Clause

GreenBuildingSpecification WorkSections


GBE Projects


© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy
aka BrianSpecMan
14th February 2014 – 7th December 2015

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