When the areas around an eyebrow roof are not sealed and insulated, air leakage and moisture reduce the effectiveness of the building envelope. The Ol’ Sage gives you a few tips on the matter in todays blog post.
It’s cheaper to fix issues in the beginning of any process than at the end! So read on to make sure you know all about how panels are sized and how it accounts for expansion & contraction from moisture.
The key to preventing damage by moisture is to understand how water vapor interacts with building materials. Building materials absorb airborne water vapor and, if the material is cold enough to be below dew point, condensation occurs. We don’t want either condensation or absorption to occur, so there are two principles to adhere to avoid water damage, mold and mildew.