ASTM E1677-19

Standard Specification for Air Barrier (AB) Material or Assemblies for Low-Rise Framed Building Walls

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STANDARD published on 1.7.2019


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Designation standards: ASTM E1677-19
Publication date standards: 1.7.2019
SKU: NS-955642
The number of pages: 6
Approximate weight : 18 g (0.04 lbs)
Country: American technical standard
Category: Technical standards ASTM

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Annotation of standard text ASTM E1677-19 :

This specification covers the minimum performance and acceptance criteria for an air barrier (AB) material or system for framed walls of low-rise buildings with the service life of the building wall in mind. The provisions contained in this specification are intended to allow the user to design the wall performance criteria and increase AB specifications to accommodate a particular climate location, function, or design of the intended building. This specification focuses mainly on ABs for opaque walls. Other areas of the exterior envelope, such as roofs, floors, and interfaces between these areas are not included in this specification. Also not addressed here are air leakages into the wall cavity, that is, windwashing. Additionally, the specifications in this standard are not intended to be utilized for energy load calculations and are not based on an expected level of energy consumption.


Keywords:
air barrier, air exfiltration, air infiltration, air leakage, air leakage rate, opaque wall, structural integrity, vapor retarder, water leakage, water resistance, water vapor permeance,, ICS Number Code 91.120.30 (Waterproofing)

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