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Discussions with tag 'Vapor Barriers'

Green Building Myth Busting: Natural Ventilation - Do Your Walls Need to "Breathe?" (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


Welcome to the launch of the Green Building Myth Busters Series with Matt Hoots.  Matt’s and his coconspirators are about to bust some old misperceptions in the green building world w

Introducing Rainscreen Association in North America (RAiNA) - Supporting Performance-Driven RainScreen Assemblies (video)

by Rate It Green Team

Do you work in the rainscreen market?  If so, or if you work in the building industry and the green building industry, you will definitely want to be aware of and perhaps join RAiNA, the Rain

Filed under: Industry Organizations and Associations

Keywords: Walls,Wall assemblies,Ventilation,Moisture Management,Vapor Barriers,Rainscreens,RAiNA,Wall Systems,Thermal Layers,Drainage

0 replies | 2741 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 05/02/2021

Wall Control Layers, and How Zip System Products Work with Wall Panels and Roof panels to Keep Buildings Dry (VIDEO)

by Rate It Green Team

What is the "perfect wall"?

10 Years ago, Dr. Joseph Lstiburek, building science expert, published an article detailing the "Perfect Wall."  The wall is an assembly tha

Filed under: Other - Wood

Keywords: Walls,Air and Water Resistive Barriers,Air Barriers,Vapor Barriers,Water barriers,Huber,The Perfect Wall,Zip System

0 replies | 5025 views | Posted on: 11/01/2020 | Last updated: 05/02/2021

Free CE Webinar: Vapor Barriers: Do We Really Need Them? June 2, 12 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

In this course we will look at the difference between a vapor barrier and air barriers. What climate zones need a vapor barrier? How do we eliminate the need for a vapor barrier with still b

Filed under: Vapor Barriers

Keywords: Insulation,Air Barrier,Vapor Barriers

0 replies | 900 views | Posted on: 05/08/2021 | Last updated: 05/08/2021

Getting to Know Stego Barrier Solutions - Keeping Vapor, Soil Gases and other Ground Contaminants out of our Homes and Commercial Buildings

by Rate It Green Team


 

Tom Marks of Stego Barrier Solutions gives a helpful, efficient and information-filled introduction to Stego Barrier Solutions and the key goals and quality characteristics of vapor barrie


Filed under: Vapor Barriers

Keywords: Moisture Control,Moisture,Vapor Barriers,Radon,soil gasses,Stego Barrier Solutions

0 replies | 709 views | Posted on: 12/07/2021 | Last updated: 12/15/2021