Provides actionable guidelines to effectively consider, evaluate, and manage the balance of wetting and drying potential in common above-grade, light-frame wall assemblies in a broad range of climate conditions.
Covers four common methods of installing flanged windows in wood wall framing
Includes information on attaching to both wood and steel wall framing
Foam sheathing, properly taped, is a code-compliant and effective WRB
This guide provides designers, code officials and builders a basic understanding of how to apply the IRC bracing provisions for code-compliant dwellings and how the IRC bracing provisions can be used to create maximum value in a diverse housing market.
How does one characterize the R-value of an air space?
Includes use of the alternative materials provision of the code to extend NFPA 285 test results to similar wall assemblies of equal or better performance in assemblies using foam sheathing.