Air Barriers: Keeping Pace with Changes in the Wind
Today, air barriers are an essential part of high-performance exterior cladding and they are crucial to preventing the infiltration of unwanted air and the exfiltration of conditioned air. This seminar will briefly examine the coming code changes, and will define what an air barrier is and is not. It will identify the various types of air barriers, and will look at a couple of emerging products and ideas. The seminar will explain the differences between an air barrier and a vapor retarder.