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Research Reports

Research Reports are technical reports written for researchers but accessible to design professionals and builders. These reports typically provide an in-depth study of a particular topic or describe the results of a research project. They are often peer reviewed and also provide support for advice given in our Building Science Digests. The most recent documents posted are at the top of the list below.

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RR-1207: Vancouver Field Exposure Facility: Phase III Exterior Insulation Analysis

By Jonathan Smegal, Joseph Lstiburek, John Straube, Aaron Grin
Download.pdf  3.5 MB

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RR-1104: Hygrothermal Analysis of Exterior Rockwool Insulation

By Jonathan Smegal and John Straube
Download.pdf  1.6 MB

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RR-1110: Hygrothermal Analysis of California Attics

By Joseph Lstiburek and Christopher Schumacher
Download.pdf  3.9 MB

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RR-1014: High-R Walls for the Pacific Northwest–A Hygrothermal Analysis of Various Exterior Wall Systems

By Jonathan Smegal and John Straube
Download.pdf  2.6 MB

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RR-0406: Face Sealed vs. Drainable EIFS

By Joseph Lstiburek
Download.pdf  1.3 MB

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RR-9701: Measurement of Attic Temperatures and Cooling Energy Use in Vented and Sealed Attics in Las Vegas, Nevada

By Armin Rudd and Joseph Lstiburek
Download.pdf  221.9 KB

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RR-9801: Vented and Sealed Attics in Hot Climates

By Armin Rudd and Joseph Lstiburek
Download.pdf  655.7 KB

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RR-9904: Unvented-cathedralized attics: Where we've been and where we're going

By Armin Rudd, Joseph Lstiburek, Kohta Ueno
Download.pdf  289.5 KB

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