[Greenbuilding] taping plywood seams vs. vapor barrier

Sam Ewbank g.l.ewbank at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 06:53:09 MDT 2013

Gennaro-What do you use as a weather control barrier over the plywood?

Rueben- One west coast supplier of SIGA brand tapes is Small Planet

I've had good luck using 3-m 8067 all weather flashing tape around windows
but don't know if it will last as long as the SIGA


On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 8:15 AM, gennaro brooks-church
<gennarobc at gmail.com>wrote:

> We have done this in the Passive House community. Use a good tape.
> Call my friends at 475. They have tape.
> Gennaro Brooks-Church
> EcoBrooklyn.com
> 347-244-3016
> 22 2nd St., Brooklyn.
> This email was sent from my phone.
> On Jul 1, 2013, at 1:46 AM, Reuben Deumling <9watts at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If I carefully tape all the seams on the plywood sheathing, and achieve
> the dense pack cellulose I'm aiming for, is there a reason to also use a
> Tyvek type paper on the exterior as well?
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