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Discussions with tag 'Control layers'

An Introduction to Dorken: Air and Moisture Barriers for Residential and Commercial Building Products

by samanthaklein // Intern


Sometimes, it's just so helpful to have a knowledgeable introduction from an experienced represenative, as you can learn information you're just not going to get in a brochu

Filed under: Water Treatment and Filtration

Keywords: coatings,Building Systems,Moisture Management,Air Barriers,Moisture Barriers,Foundations,membranes,Control layers,Building Foundations

0 replies | 922 views | Posted on: 07/15/2022 | Last updated: 01/16/2023

Clean Vapor Becomes a Land Science Certified Applicator

by Rate It Green Team

Rate It Green Gold Company Member Clean Vapor has become a certified spray-applied barrier applicator for the Land Science family of products. Adding spray-applied vapor barriers continu

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Keywords: Indoor Air Quality,IAQ,Radon,vapor intrusion,soil gas,soil gasses,Clean Vapor,Control layers

0 replies | 263 views | Posted on: 04/20/2023 | Last updated: 04/28/2023

The “Perfect Wall” defined and demonstrated

by Matt Hoots // SawHorse Design + Build

We keep using the term “perfect wall” when describing the various control layers on the #1920sMakoverATL deep enegy retrofit and learning house.  This concept does deserve to be unpac

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: Insulation,Walls,Building Envelope,Air Barriers,The Perfect Wall,1920sMakeoverATL,Moisture Barriers,Control layers,Cladding

0 replies | 760 views | Posted on: 04/23/2023 | Last updated: 04/28/2023

Why Build with Outriggers, and Why Do We Need Them?

by Rate It Green Team


As Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. and Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared, Inc. explain in this video, outriggers are rafters or trusses that extend beyond the roof of the building. Ou

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: Thermal Bridges,Insulation,Building Envelope,Air Barriers,Control layers,Outriggers,rafters,trusses,sheathing,continuous insulation

0 replies | 137 views | Posted on: 08/24/2023 | Last updated: 08/26/2023