Air & Water Barriers

Energy efficient building envelope

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What is an evaluation report?

Evaluation Reports (ESRs) from the International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) signify code compliance.
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What is a blower door test?

Testing for energy efficiency and airflow in buildings.
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Can I replace house paper wrap with Cat 5 Rain Screen?

I want to replace a sheet good with a fluid-applied air and waterproofing barrier.
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Will FastFlash adhere to fiberboard?

Learn about the adhesion between FastFlash and fiberboard.
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Can Cat 5 be applied with an airless sprayer?

What equipment do I need to apply Cat 5?
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Prepping a concrete wall for Cat 5 Rain Screen application

How to best prepare a concrete wall before applying an air barrier.
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How do I tie the foundation into the rest of my air barrier?

Protect the foundation of a building envelope to keep the entire wall assembly air- and water-tight.
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How do I transition a deflection joint with a shelf angle into the rest of the air barrier?

Tie the deflection joint into the rest of your building-wide air barrier to keep your entire building envelope air- and water-tight.
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How do I tie an expansion joint into the rest of the air barrier?

Protect your expansion joint and tie it into the rest of the air barrier to ensure your entire building envelope is air- and water-tight.
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What equipment do I need to apply Joint & Seam Filler?

What you'll need to apply Joint & Seam Filler.
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What's the coverage rate for Joint & Seam Filler?

Find Joint & Seam Filler coverage rates for sausages and tubes
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What temperatures are OK for application of Joint & Seam Filler?

Apply Joint & Seam Filler in a wide range of surface and air temperatures.
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What are some best practices for Cat 5?

Follow these Cat 5 best practices for optimal building envelope performance.
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How should I optimize the performance of Cat 5 on porous substrates?

We explain why two coats of Cat 5 are needed on porous substrates.
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