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Air barriers are essential to a properly functioning wall system
Air and vapour barriers

What is an air barrier?

...Tyvek and Typar. While its intent is largely as a breathable membrane to protect against water penetration behind cladding, it can be an effective air barrier i...

Naugler House: the most energy efficient Passive House design in New Brunswick
Efficient home design

New Brunswick's most energy efficient home is Passive House designed

...Tyvek® water-resistive barrier in rain screen Passive House Windows : Internorm ThermoPassiv sourced through Northwin Windows Thermolec 2kw Thermo Air resis...

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

Weather barriers - what they do and how to install them

A technical guide to understanding the role weather barriers and rainscreens play in a wall, choosing the right products and installation tips for optimum perf...

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