Architectural Record Engineering News-Record Architectural Roofing & Waterproofing/Walls and Ceilings Architect
Managing Moisture with Breathable Membranes
A complete permeable, energy saving, sustainable systems approach for the building envelope.
Sponsored by VaproShield
Continuing Education

Learning Objectives - After reading this article, you should be able to:

  1. Identify changes to wall construction
  2. Analyze the function of the building enclosure
  3. Explain building design principles and benefits
  4. Design membrane systems to manage air and moisture



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This course provides an overview of innovative rain screen design technology, including discussions on the impact of moisture infiltration on the building envelope, weather-resistive barrier design and construction, and sustainable rain screen design systems for the building envelope.

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VaproShield’s Permeable Membrane Systems offer: energy saving air barriers, excellent permeability: 50-75 perms, zero VOC?s, no primers, non-asphaltic. They meet or exceed the most rigorous industry standards and code requirements and either self-adhere or mechanically attach.



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