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Building Science: Technical Properties Of Common Building Materials
Building Science table lists some of the key technical properties of the most common building materials, including water vapour permeability, hydrostatic pressure resistance, smoke development, air permeability, water adsorption, flame spread, and mold growth index. (PDF)

Free Library: Thermal & Moisture Properties Of Common Building & Insulation Materials
Free Library displays results of an ASHRAE research project conducted at National Research Canada that offers thermal and moisture property database for common building and insulation materials.
Issues & Performance

CMHC: Research Report On Incompatible Building Materials
CMHC research report documents premature failure in residential construction resulting from material incompatibility, and covers introduction, examples of incompatibility, analysis of trends, building code issues, and sources of research. 2003 (PDF)
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