Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Building Paper

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1659

n A heavy, relatively cheap, durable paper, such as asphalt paper, used in building construction, especially in frame construction, to improve thermal insulation and weather protection and to act as a vapor barrier. Special types are: sheathing paper, used betweens sheathing and siding; floor lining paper, used between rough and finish floors. (Harris CM (2005) Dictionary of architecture and construction, McGraw-Hill Co.)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA