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Building science for LEED v4 wall design made easy
Concept and design

Building science for LEED v4 wall design made easy - video

...Delta Vent SA exterior air barrier © Ecohome 2. Sheathing was installed leaving a 1/8th inch gap at the seams to provide additional drying capability of the walls along with providing room for sheathing to expand without buckling. This protects our exterior air barrier membrane ( Delta Vent SA ) and prevents any ri...

How to insulate basements properly
Insulation and soundproofing

Best practices for basement insulation in new home construction

...Delta Capillary break: Footings are not protected from moisture at the bottom, the inclusion of a capillary break between footings and foundations prevents moisture from wicking into walls. There are dedicated membranes for this application, but 6 mil polyethylene will do the job as well, probably more afford...

Tyvek home wrap left exposed to wind and UV rays
Air and vapour barriers

Choosing the right house wrap / weather barrier, which is best?

...Delta Multi-Band and Air Stop are three examples of tapes with much better adhesion. Peel-and-stick membranes: An alternative to the commonly used non-adhesive housewraps are the 'peel-and-stick' membranes, and if you'd like a fancier word for them, go with this - self-adhering air and water-resistive barriers. ...