Greenhouse Effect

Greenhouse Effect

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Gaps

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Gaps

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Elevated moisture reading

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Buckling

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Buckling

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Buckling

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Elevated relative humidity

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Environmental control

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Cupping

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Crowning

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What you need to know

The “Greenhouse” effect as it pertains to wood flooring is a condition where there is not proper or sufficient airflow and ventilation in a building envelope. Lack of airflow can cause a build-up of abnormal humidity conditions and is exacerbated in homes with a lot of glass; such as windows, doors, glass panels and skylights.

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