[Greenbuilding] taping plywood seams vs. vapor barrier

gennaro brooks-church gennarobc at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 06:55:43 MDT 2013


Sam
This is in NYC so they are brick brownstones.

Gennaro Brooks-Church
EcoBrooklyn.com
347-244-3016
22 2nd St., Brooklyn.
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On Jul 1, 2013, at 8:53 AM, Sam Ewbank <g.l.ewbank at gmail.com> wrote:

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
Workshop.
http://www.smallplanetworkshop.com/siga-the-company-products/

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

Sam

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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