Air barrier


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Air barrier

Building assembly components that work as a system to restrict air flow through the building envelope. Air barriers may or may not act as a vapor barrier. The air barrier can be on the exterior of the assembly, the interior, or both.

air barrier

A membrane that acts as a resistance to air leakage.
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