[Strawbale] airtight plaster
sebastien.hubert at mc2000.be
Sun Dec 15 21:32:19 CET 2013
We didn't do a second test... Honestly I completely forget it. Perhaps
I could organize it ... I'll contact the guy who's doing it.
I'll inform you.
On 15/12/13 18:05, Dave Howorth wrote:
> Hello Seb,
> Our project is moving on; we now have some foundations and are waiting
> until spring to start the baling. I was reviewing airtightness details
> and came across your document again, which is very helpful. I wondered
> whether you had now done another test and what you had learned in so
> Regards, Dave
> On Sat, 2012-06-16 at 11:31 +0200, Sebastien Hubert wrote:
>> Hello Dave,
>> You are welcome.
>> Of course I'll send the information about the second blower door test as
>> soon as it is done.
>> I was just looking to some anglo-saxon brochure and can't indeed find
>> the DA. By the way, DA-s is just a DA that is 20cm broad...
>> You can find the DA caracteristics on page 7 of this Pro clima pdf sheet :
>> Proclima INTESANA and DASATOP are also good.
>> In my document, you should read Unalit and not Unatit. Unalit is a wood
>> pannel (2.5mx1.2m). I let them cut it in pieces of 2.5mx0.04m. I use
>> them to fix the airtight membranes and also sometimes the contega tape.
>> You can see it on the 2 following pictures. Unalit is marked with a
>> (beautiful;-) arrow :
>> Hope this help you...
>> By the way, if somebody is using other materials for the air tightness,
>> I would be happy to know them...
>> On 16/06/2012 01:31, Dave Howorth wrote:
>>> Thanks Seb! (and belated thanks to RT and Sarah as well).
>>> That's exactly the kind of information I was hoping for and very
>>> encouraging for our project. I'd be really interested to learn about the
>>> results of your next test when you do it, and especially anything that
>>> you discover about where the air is leaking.
>>> I have a couple of questions about details of things in your document:
>>> - what's a proclima DA membrane?. In the proclima catalogue I have, I
>>> can see some tape called DA-S that is green and described as "Airtight
>>> vapour check sealing strip". There is also a membrane called Intesana,
>>> which is described as "a combination of exsting DA fleece with the
>>> intelligent INTELLO film". But DA fleece is not listed. Is it something
>>> not available to Anglo-Saxons, or just a different name for something?
>>> - Also, what's Unatit - google doesn't show me anything relevant.
>>> Thanks again,
>>> On Fri, 2012-06-15 at 22:41 +0200, Sebastien Hubert wrote:
>>>> Hello all,
>>>> Please find below my answer to Dave. But the file is too big.
>>>> You can download it on :
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