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Common misconceptions about building airtightness, R-value, and the value of a vapor barrier, with building science facts from the DuPontTM Building Knowledge Center.
DuPont Building Envelope Systems apply building science to help residential contractors create more durable, energy-efficient homes.
Stay up-to-date and earn hours towards your continuing education requirements with Building Envelope Systems CEU for construction professionals.
Meet the DuPont building science experts responsible for developing innovative, energy efficient building envelope products and knowledge solutions.
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.
Tyvek® presents myths and facts about airtightness, and the impact of air leakage on energy use, durability, comfort and indoor air quality.
DuPont building science collaborations with industry organizations are central to developing more sustainable, innovative construction practices, standards, and codes.
DuPont™ Building Envelope System products can help contribute to a LEED® certified building by helping to seal the building envelope against both air and water infiltration.
Tyvek® products help maintain the R-Value of insulation by reducing air movement through walls and providing resistance to damaging water infiltration.
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