Integrated Building Enclosure System

Building envelopes ultimately have two jobs: Keeping occupants safe and comfortable while still offering a nice exterior. The key to achieving every aspect of a well performing building envelope is to remove the complexity behind the components that go into it.

These 4 considerations can help minimize effort while creating a well-performing, aesthetically appealing building envelope:

  1. Designing for Durability: The Control Layers
  2. Creating Continuity: The Air and Moisture Barrier 
  3. The First Line of Defense: The Building’s Façade
  4. The Power of One: A Systems Approach and Specifying a Single Manufacturer

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