[Greenbuilding] taping plywood seams vs. vapor barrier

Reuben Deumling 9watts at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 07:34:04 MDT 2013


I am not doing anything with brick. The exterior is/will be 100 year old
reused Douglas fir shiplap siding.


On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 6:29 AM, John Straube <jfstraube at gmail.com> wrote:

> Reuben is it true you are you doing a brick brown stone? I thought you
> were doing a wood frame?
>
> On 2013-07-01, at 8:55 AM, gennaro brooks-church <gennarobc at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Sam
> > This is in NYC so they are brick brownstones.
> >
> > Gennaro Brooks-Church
> > EcoBrooklyn.com
> > 347-244-3016
> > 22 2nd St., Brooklyn.
> > This email was sent from my phone.
> >
> > 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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