SBCA has initiated the process for the development of an ANSI consensus standard and announces a call to solicit new consensus body members who wish to participate in the project committee.
The rainscreen cladding method features window flanges and furring mounted directly over any thickness of FPIS.
Applied Building Technology Group (ABTG) has developed a step-by-step guide for attachment of exterior wall coverings through FPIS.
To help builders and installers understand these challenges better, ABTG’s Jay Crandell presented, “Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink: Practical Building Science to Keep Walls Dry,” at the IBS Show.
The Applied Building Technology Group recently developed new, step-by-step window installation guides to help the industry follow best practices appropriate for a given window and FPIS application.
ABTG has completed an education presentation on best practices associated with the installation of pan-flashing and air sealing windows to prevent water intrusion.
Common sense and laboratory testing say installing window bucks with exterior continuous insulation, such as foam plastic insulating sheathing (FPIS), is unnecessary./There are much better alternatives.
On Friday, November 18, the International Code Council sent out an email announcing it would be extending the deadline for the Online Governmental Consensus Voting period for the 2018 model code development process.
Utilizing airspace to provide an R-value in building assemblies is not straightforward.