Retrofit wall system for insulation and lead encasement in older multi-family housing.

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This paper presents an approach to modernization or rehabilitation of buildings with uninsulated masonry walls that have lead-based paint hazards or deteriorated plaster walls. The approach provides a solution to lead contamination on the walls, increased energy efficiency and comfort improvements associated with better insulated building envelopes. The system sheaths or replaces damaged or contaminated walls with a tight, well-insulated, durable interior surface. The costs of this system are estimated to be less than those of other insulated wall systems. Modeling of the impact of this system shows significant improvement in energy performance. The energy savings over the life of ... continued below

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Wendt, R. L. August 11, 1998.

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This paper presents an approach to modernization or rehabilitation of buildings with uninsulated masonry walls that have lead-based paint hazards or deteriorated plaster walls. The approach provides a solution to lead contamination on the walls, increased energy efficiency and comfort improvements associated with better insulated building envelopes. The system sheaths or replaces damaged or contaminated walls with a tight, well-insulated, durable interior surface. The costs of this system are estimated to be less than those of other insulated wall systems. Modeling of the impact of this system shows significant improvement in energy performance. The energy savings over the life of this durable system contribute to significantly offset the often-times sizeable cost of lead hazard remediation.

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  • Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Buildings VII, Clearwater Beach, FL (US), 12/07/1998--12/11/1998

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  • Report No.: ANL/DIS/CP-96992
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 10914
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Wendt, R. L. Retrofit wall system for insulation and lead encasement in older multi-family housing., article, August 11, 1998; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc627447/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.