[Greenbuilding] taping plywood seams vs. vapor barrier

Alan Abrams alan at abramsdesignbuild.com
Mon Jul 1 07:53:04 MDT 2013


John S--

what's your assessment of Zip Sheathing--as not only air barrier, but
possible WRB.  Also, what about Zip's permeability VS plywood or OSB

thanks-

AA

On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 9:31 AM, gennaro brooks-church
<gennarobc at gmail.com>wrote:

> I don't like any of the US tapes. Pro Clima from 475 here in the US or
> Siga are the only ones I would use.
>
>
> Gennaro Brooks-Church
> EcoBrooklyn.com
> 347-244-3016
> 22 2nd St., Brooklyn.
> This email was sent from my phone.
>
> On Jul 1, 2013, at 9:24 AM, Reuben Deumling <9watts at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 5:53 AM, Sam Ewbank <g.l.ewbank at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Rueben- One west coast supplier of SIGA brand tapes is Small Planet
>> Workshop.
>> http://www.smallplanetworkshop.com/siga-the-company-products/
>>
> That stuff looks interesting. Thank you very much for the link.
>
>>
>> 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
>>
> I'm happy to try that stuff too. Thanks.
>
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