Housewrap battles heat loss in Southwest climate zones
At the EEBA Local Toolbox builder conference in Phoenix, the unique requirements of building in the Southwest climate zones were literally a hot topic on a day that topped 108 degrees.
One of the solutions for a tight thermal envelope is a multilayer wall structure that includes housewrap and the common stucco exterior cladding.
Jose Gastelum, a DuPont Tyvek specialist for Weatherization Partners Ltd., a regional DuPont distributor, talked about the benefits of housewrap in keeping out the heat.
Read more about the thermal envelope.
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