BlueskinVP Water-Resistive Barrier

Credit: Henry Company

What makes this product green?

  • Prevents moisture or air quality problems

Description

Henry Company’s BlueskinVP house wrap is a water-resistive, vapor-permeable, air barrierBuilding assembly components that work as a system to restrict air flow through the building envelope. Air barriers may or may not act as a vapor barrier. The air barrier can be on the exterior, the interior of the assembly, or both. membrane that contains a permeable adhesive layer, so it does not require mechanical attachment. BlueskinVP can seal a building envelopeExterior components of a house that provide protection from colder (and warmer) outdoor temperatures and precipitation; includes the house foundation, framed exterior walls, roof or ceiling, and insulation, and air sealing materials. while providing a continuous drainage planePath that water would take over the building envelope. Concealed drainage-plane materials, such as building paper or housewrap, are designed to shed water that penetrates the building’s cladding. Drainage planes are installed to overlap in shingle fashion (weatherlap) so that water flows downward and away from the building envelope., meeting ASTMAmerican Society for Testing and Materials. Not-for-profit international standards organization that provides a forum for the development and publication of voluntary technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Originally the American Society for Testing and Materials. E2357 for air barrier assemblies. BlueskinVP is available as BlueskinVP 100 for residential construction and BlueskinVP 160 for commercial applications.

Manufacturer Information

Henry Company
999 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Ste. 800
El Segundo, CA 90245
Phone: 310-955-9200
Fax: 866-223-1285
Toll-free: 800-486-1278
www.henry.com

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