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ES Assembly A

Air Management

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Air barrier blocks air movement to the inside

Recommended material: VaproShield WRB/Air Barrier membranes

ES Assembly B

Vapor Management

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High perm/drying capacity WRB promotes rapid drying via diffusion of the building envelope

Recommended material: VaproShield WRB/Air Barrier membranes

ES Assembly C

Thermal Management

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Exterior insulation

Recommended materials: Hunter Continuous Insulation (CI), or Rockwool Semi-Rigid mineral wool

ES Assembly D

Secondary Water Management / Thermal Break

Z girts, hat channels and shims provide both a drainage plane and thermal break. The drainage plane allows water to properly shed and not dam around the extrusions. The thermal break system “breaks” the energy transfer from the extrusions to the sheathing, resulting in energy savings.

Recommended material: Shims, battens, Z girts, hat channels, attachment systems

ES Assembly E

Water Management

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Primary: cladding

Recommended materials: At the owner's discretion.

 

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Exterior Solutions USA offers turnkey construction management solutions for the building envelope.

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