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Warmer drier healthier #2: Measuring the extent of thermal bridging in external timber-framed walls in New Zealand (2020)

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Measurements made of 47 newly constructed New Zealand houses found the average percentage of timber framing was much higher than levels assumed by regulators and the industry. Such high levels indicate that thermal bridging is compromising the thermal performance of walls and may mean that designed R-values are not being achieved.

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Publication date November 2020