Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||The performance of external wall systems in tropical climates||Authors:||Briffett, C.||Issue Date:||1991||Citation:||Briffett, C. (1991). The performance of external wall systems in tropical climates. Energy and Buildings 16 (3-4) : 917-924. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.||Abstract:||Early failure in external wall systems of multi-storey buildings can incur high costs of maintenance and repair works. The prevention of rain penetration, the control of temperature changes, and resistance to pollution and climatic effects are vital requirements for achieving better performance. Imported technologies and materials are partially responsible for problems occurring but design, construction and maintenance processes also contribute. This paper presents a number of case studies specific to tropical climates to define common problems, determine particular causes and recommend suitable solutions. © 1991.||Source Title:||Energy and Buildings||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/46504||ISSN:||03787788|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Sep 22, 2022
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.