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 •  April 19, 2017

In Sheathing As code requirements become more demanding and energy costs rise, airtight building envelopes become increasingly important. Truly green construction demands an effective, airtight, moisture-resistant barrier that maximizes energy savings. Sheathing systems that include an air/moisture barrier must...

Barricade Building Products

 •  March 22, 2017

In Housewrap High-quality housewrap protects your home from water and air leaks, and serves as the last line of defense between the environment and your comfort. Having a guide to choosing the right housewrap not only ensures that the selected housewrap prevents mold and wood rot from developing, but also keeps the house energy-efficient. No one...

Barricade Building Products

 •  March 22, 2017

In House Wrap High-quality house wrap protects your home from water and air leaks and serves as the last line of defense between the environment and your comfort. Having a guide to choosing the right house wrap not only ensures that the selected house wrap prevents mold and wood rot from developing, but also keeps the house energy-efficient. No one...

Barricade Building Products

 •  March 8, 2017

In Uncategorized It is a big number, a very big number – 39 quadrillion British thermal units (BTUs). According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), that’s how much energy was consumed by all the residential and commercial buildings in the United States in 2015. Those BTUs represent approximately 40 percent of all the energy...

Barricade Building Products

 •  March 8, 2017

In House Wrap It is a big number, a very big number – 39 quadrillion British thermal units (BTUs). According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), that’s how much energy was consumed by all the residential and commercial buildings in the United States in 2015. Those BTUs represent approximately 40 percent of all the energy consumed...

Barricade Building Products

 •  February 22, 2017

In Housewrap Have you heard the term “vapor permeability” and wondered what it meant? Need to know what a perm is? What does this have to do with building materials or my home? What is vapor permeability? Often referred to as breathability, vapor permeability describes a materials ability to allow water vapor to pass through it. If you think back...