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Understanding Vapor Permeability

Understanding Vapor Permeability

See how the optimal level of vapor permeability – a key Tyvek® difference – helps promote drying, and protects against water damage and mold in wall systems.

Building Envelope CEU: Take our new video CEUs right from our site on NFPA 285 and Fluid Applied Air Barrier Membranes.

Building Envelope CEU: Take our new video CEUs right from our site on NFPA 285 and Fluid Applied Air Barrier Membranes.

Stay up-to-date and earn hours towards your continuing education requirements with Building Envelope systems CEU for construction professionals. Take our new video CEUs right from our site on NFPA 285 and Fluid Applied Air Barrier Membranes.

Vinyl Siding Installed Over DuPont™ Tyvek® ThermaWrap® R5.0

Vinyl Siding Installed Over DuPont™ Tyvek® ThermaWrap® R5.0

Wind Load Resistance, Impact Resistance and Surface Distortion of Vinyl Siding Installed Over DuPont™ Tyvek® ThermaWrap™ R5.0

Building Science Experts

Building Science Experts

Meet the DuPont building science experts responsible for developing innovative, energy efficient building envelope products and knowledge solutions.

Wall Sheathing Comparison

Wall Sheathing Comparison

Comparison shows Tyvek® weather barriers offer superior performance over ZIP System® Wall Sheathing in five key areas.

Sustainable Building Products

Sustainable Building Products

Tyvek® weather barrier and other DuPont building envelope materials have received the NAHB Green Approved Product Seal for National Green Building Certification as sustainable building products

DuPont Building Science Collaborations

DuPont Building Science Collaborations

DuPont building science collaborations with industry organizations are central to developing more sustainable, innovative construction practices, standards, and codes.

Protecting Foam Sheathing

Protecting Foam Sheathing

Tyvek® weather barriers are a must to protect wall systems that include exterior foam sheathing from air and water infiltration.

Air Barrier Association Evaluation

Air Barrier Association Evaluation

The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) provides third-party evaluation of a range of air barrier systems for designers, contractors, and installers, including a range of DuPont™ Tyvek® systems.

Energy Efficient Homes

Energy Efficient Homes

DuPont Building Envelope systems bring 30 years of innovation to providing air and moisture control for today’s energy efficient homes and commercial buildings.

Design Without Compromise: Balancing Durable And Energy-Efficient Buildings

Design Without Compromise: Balancing Durable And Energy-Efficient Buildings

DuPont Building Scientist Maria Spinu, Ph.D. discusses recent energy code changes, and how they are challenging traditional thinking about energy efficient building, and creating new best practices.

Building Envelope Solutions

Building Envelope Solutions

DuPont Building Envelope solutions apply building science to help residential contractors create more durable, energy-efficient homes.

DuPont at the 2016 International Builders' Show

DuPont at the 2016 International Builders' Show

A breakdown of what you can expect from DuPont™ Tyvek® Building Envelope at the 2016 IBS Show.

Protecting The R-Value Of Insulation

Protecting The R-Value Of Insulation

Tyvek® products help maintain the R-Value of insulation by reducing air movement through walls and providing resistance to damaging water infiltration.

Choosing The Best House Wrap

Choosing The Best House Wrap

Compare the material science and performance of DuPont™ Tyvek® weather barriers with perforated wraps, to determine the best house wrap for vapor permeability and air and water holdout.

Airtightness And Other Myths

Airtightness And Other Myths

Common misconceptions about building airtightness, R-value, and the value of a vapor barrier, with building science facts from the DuPontTM Building Knowledge Center.

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