29 Nov '13, 11am

The Klingenberg Wall

I asked John Straube whether the Klingenberg wall would work in Texas or Florida. “You would need to worry about what the cladding is,” he answered. “If you have a moisture-storing cladding that is not well ventilated, you could have problems, even in Connecticut. In Houston, you will routinely have a bit of a problem. We have seen problems related to this in similar applications — for example, in floors over garages. The humidity is driven inward, and the humidity releases formaldehyde Chemical found in many building products; most binders used for manufactured wood products are formaldehyde compounds. Reclassified by the United Nations International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in 2004 as a “known human carcinogen." in the OSB. In hot, humid climates, those risk factors go up. When this happens, the smell of hot pee in the house can be quite noticeable. That’s th...

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