Enverge Cavity Wall Products for building envelope design, performance
Firestone Building Products Co. has introduced a line of Enverge Cavity Wall Products. The portfolio includes air and vapor barrier, and through-wall flashing. The products work together to improve thermal performance and prevent thermal bridging in commercial buildings.
Features of the Enverge Air & Vapor Barrier SA Membrane include consistent membrane thickness; 90-day construction stage exposure; self-sealing around mechanical fasteners; energy savings; continuity of application; minimized drafts and reduced moisture to guard against mold; and a broad temperature application window, down to 14 degrees Fahrenheit. The membrane also meets or exceeds ASTM D5602, D1876, D903, E283, E96 and E330.
Features of the Enverge FlashGard Thru-Wall Flashing include the availability of UV resistance and ability to remain exposed; flexibility in various temperatures, allowing for year-round installation; puncture and tear resistance; delivery of outstanding expansion and contraction characteristics; provision of durability and resistance to corrosion; and maintaining of flexibility. Also offered are labor and material cost savings, compared to metal flashings without compromising longevity; and availability in standard membrane and labor-saving, self-adhered technology.
For more information on Enverge Cavity Wall Products, visit www.firestonebpco.com/wall/cavity-wall-systems.
Originally published in Masonry magazine.
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