How Structural Insulated Sheathing Boosts Energy Efficiency

2022-01-27T14:27:24+00:00January 27th, 2022|Categories: Builder, News, Sheathing|

As energy efficiency houses become the norm as opposed to the pricey exception, builders, designers, and homeowners are turning to products that tighten the building envelope. For years, the world of sheathing was dominated by plywood which was then supplanted by oriented strand board (OSB). Unprotected OSB is susceptible to rot which is how we ended up with house wrap.

The Framer’s Favorite

2021-11-01T18:21:05+00:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: News, Sheathing|

Substantially more stable pricing than other sheathings and the ability to be installed with the structural board facing out, for more “field durability,” or foam side facing out (both sides are conveniently printed, it’s your choice) has Thermo-Brace SIB flying out of the lumber yard.

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