Retrofit : Volume 7 Issue 1 2018
RETROFIT AUSTRALIA • VOLUME 7 NUMBER 1 | 2018• 33 Building Air Tightness | Clarity, continuity, integrity: considering the building envelope BY SEAN MAXWELL, PRESIDENT, AIR INFILTRATION AND VENTILATION ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA In conversations about building performance, health and energy efficiency, many terms are repeated so often that we assume we know their meaning. But sometimes, starting a project with simple definitions is more important to success than starting with expensive products. One term that deserves more explanation is ‘building envelope’. Let us review what is meant by this term, and how it should apply to your project.
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