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Put penetrations to the test: The effect of cladding attachments on air and water barriers

[fa icon="calendar"] Nov 29, 2018 7:30:00 AM / by Kenneth R Quigley, PE

Cladding attachmentsDifferent materials are used in the construction process to ensure the building envelope is air tight and water resistant. Components include water barriers, air barriers, and thermal control layers. While technologies for testing air and water barriers, along with thermal control have evolved over the years, there are still inconsistencies among the different practices used for testing.

Put penetrations to the test: The effect of cladding attachments on air and water barriers, by Sarah K. Flock and Andrew Dunlap published in Construction Specifier goes into depth on different types of cladding attachments including evaluations, testing, and installations.

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Topics: Water Damage, Construction