BU531 Designing for thermal and moisture movement
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BRANZ Bulletin
- Hard copy, PDF
This bulletin looks at the cyclical or reversible movement that occurs in building materials as the environmental conditions they are subjected to change. It provides useful information so this thermal and moisture movement can be predicted and allowed for in the building design.
The bulletin covers:
- reversible movement including thermal movement, moisture movement and factors influencing reversible movement
- design strategies, including accommodating movement and containing movement, with worked examples provided.