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Jon Davies
Jon Davies
on Airtightness and Moisture Management
Regional Manager

Jon is a qualified teacher and Regional Manager for pro clima, focussed on technical and educational support for the design community. 

24 November 2017

Weathertightness Before and After Earthquakes

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A dedicated weathertightness layer can help protect building frames after a seismic event — ensuring that water damage doesn't occur through minor cracks or damage. 

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25 October 2017

Balancing the Costs of Increased Building Performance

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The homeowner pays the upfront cost of a hypo-reactive building, or the ongoing costs of a hyper-reactive building.

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20 September 2017

Hydrosafe Value — What is it?

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The hydrosafe value quantifies the level of protection for your construction against increased indoor humidity levels during the construction phase (building moisture).

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28 August 2017

Triple Connected Windows Part II

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It is very important that all aspects of the window are taken into consideration; frame system, double glazing, window size and the connections between the window and the wall.

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20 July 2017

Improving Thermal Performance with Triple Connected Windows

How to ensure standard thermally-broken windows are positioned to succeed.

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22 June 2017

Enclosing Insulation in Skillion Roofs

Full insulation performance can be achieved even when the 25mm air gap is eliminated.

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18 May 2017

Airtightness: Friend or Foe?

It's time to realise that lack of ventilation, not airtightness, is the new enemy.

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24 March 2017

What's the Use of Blower Door Testing?

How can we judge a building's performance when all testing methods have limitations?

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24 February 2017

Windows and the Fingerprint of Continuous Layers

The performance of windows can be greatly improved by ensuring insulation, weathertightness and airtightness layers connect.

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23 November 2016

The Building Envelope 1.3: Controlling the Movement of Moisture

Controlling moisture within the building structure can help protect the homeowners' investment while offering improvements to energy-efficiency, comfort and health.

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