Learn about building envelope and water ingress. What causes homes to leak and what do west coast homeowners need to know? Both multi-family and single-family homes can leak. Understand the facts and prevent water from damaging your home.
Waterproofing the exterior of a medical office facility in Dallas, Texas
Square Count: 35,000 sq ft
Manufacturer: Sonneborn & GE
Completion Time: 5 weeks
The goal was to remove and replace all sealants in expansion joints, window perimeters. LSR applied wet seal and clear penetrating sealers throughout the exterior buildings. The final result provided a fully insulated facility with a fully guaranteed watertight building envelope.
This video briefly describes recommendations for water resistant barriers in residential construction. Topics include framing, sheathing, flashing, cladding, and insulation.
EE building envelope developed as a user friendly tool for estimation of the heat transfer coefficient (efficiency) of the selected element/s of the building envelope, combination of elements or the whole building.
Using EE building envelope is possible clearly to be identified the areas and/or elements of the building envelope that need to be improve and how. Just through inspection of the existing structure and comparative actions between different materials and layers any current building envelope EE defect could be corrected.
building envelope elements: windows | doors | floors | roofs | attic |walls | balconies
Thermogram and natural light control photo superimposed