Approximately 3,000 sq.ft. of WRAPSHIELD® Water Resistive Vapor Permeable Air Barrier Membrane was installed over plywood on this private residence in Halifax, Nova Scotia. VaproFlashing and VaproLiqui-Flash were used on all window and door openings reducing installation time and ensuring breathable but air-tight seals. .
The contractor had been searching for a product suitable for this wet, windy environment. He learned that VaproShield productshad been used on a similar home just south of Halifax on the coast and contacted Keel Architectural Products for more information.
WRAPSHIELD® was chosen because it offers:
Integrated Tape at Horizontal Seams
Secondary Rain Barrier
Zero VOC's, (no off-gassing)
Low Temperature Applications
Fire Rated, Class A to ASTM E 84
6 Months UV & Climate Exposure
High Temperature Resistance
Tough, Durable, Tear Resistant
Cinches around fasteners
Contributes to LEED points