The present status of plastics is one of constant change, but
this thesis attempts to focus attention on the state of the industry as of
1967. Beginning with a brief title definition and history of plastics,
the writer proceeds to a discussion on the structural characteristics
of plastics. Under this...
Today, houses are insulated and tightly built to
keep cold outand heat in. But by building in this
way, the escape of excessive moisture is also prevented.
Older houses were more loosely constructed;
walls were relatively porous and not insulated;
moist air and heat leaked outside.
There are ways to...
Moisture problems can occur in many places in homes and for many reasons: when high levels of moisture enter building cavities or get inside, when excessive moisture is produced indoors, or
when indoor air comes into contact with cold surfaces such as single-pane windows or uninsulated walls. Excess moisture often...
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