Airtight, super-insulated walls improve performance but complicate flashing.
Airtight walls with lots of insulation are the way of the future for high-performance homes. But many builders can’t get the flashing right in a simple wall, so now they really need your help. In this demo, we’ll go over window and door installations, pipe and vent penetrations, as well as electrical boxes; detailing the do’s and don’ts.
- Flashing windows in a wall with exterior insulation and a rainscreen
- Flashing vent pipes and electrical boxes in an airtight assembly
High-Performance Flashing Problems 201 at LBM Expo
Thursday, February 7, 2019
11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Demo Zone #2
About LBM Expo Demo Zone #2: No More Callbacks
Help your customers avoid their worst nightmare.
Avoiding the most common (and costly) construction mistakes should be a priority for both you and your builder customer. That often means choosing a product with a higher upfront cost, something builders may be reluctant to do. You need to help them understand that at times choosing a more expensive product may in fact save them expensive callbacks. We will show you how to do that.