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Air Barrier Testing Part 2: Adapting to Measure Assemblies

In part 2 of this air barrier testing blog series, we will review existing test methods for individual air barrier components and modifications you can make to validate the functionality of full assemblies and strengthen confidence in long-term product performance.

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