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For Immediate Release: December 17, 2013
Contact:
Stephen Kendrick, (202) 367-2360

 

 New WDMA Brochure Troubleshoots Indoor Condensation on Windows

  

[Washington, DC] - Cold Weather Condensation is a new brochure published by WDMA that discusses the circumstances under which condensation can appear on windows during cold weather, and describes methods that may reduce the likelihood or severity of this happening.  This brochure contains updated recommendations on indoor relative humidity, which is the major reason for condensation on windows and within building components.

 

"We want to make sure members of the industry and consumers have access to the latest information on fighting cold weather condensation. This brochure guides people through diagnosing the problem and the surprising importance of where the condensation occurs, how long it is visible, and the outdoor temperature," said Michael O'Brien, WDMA President & CEO. "In addition to recommendations by climate zone on maximum indoor relative humidity, this WDMA brochure offers corrective options for those with cold weather condensation on their windows."

 

The brochure, which is intended as a technical discussion for building owners and occupants, is available in the WDMA Online Bookstore.
 

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About WDMA: Founded in 1927, the Window & Door Manufacturers Association is the premier trade association representing the leading manufacturers of residential and commercial window, door and skylight products for the domestic and export markets. WDMA members are focused on Total Product Performance™ products that are designed and built to performance-based standards. The association is focused on key member needs in the areas of advocacy, product performance, education and information and facilitating business interactions and relationships in the fenestration eco-system. For more information, please visit www.wdma.com.