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Glossary

Subfluorescence

A potentially harmful accumulation of water-soluble salts that re-crystalize just beneath a masonry, stucco, or concrete surface as moisture in the wall evaporates leaving the salts behind.

Related resource: BA-1105: Internal Insulation of Masonry Walls: Final Measure Guideline; BA-1202: Byggmeister Test Home—Cold Climate Mulitfamily Masonry Building Condition Assesment and Retrofit Analysis, The Masonry Retrofit Project


Variants

  • sub-efflorescence