You can’t stop water. It has to be managed. When it comes to sidings, rain screen systems are the key to this… and more.
Last month I showed you an inexpensive furring strip from Keene Building Products for creating a simple very cost effective rain screen system. This month we advance the discussion with higher end systems and materials to protect your exterior walls from water damage.
This is Climate Shield. An innovative solution for rain screen siding system that combines a milled wood product in any specie the project design intent specifies with an extruded aluminum standoff that creates a 3/4″ drainage chamber behind the siding providing ventilation, drainage, and a thermal break that quite possibly contributes to the overall thermal performance of the exterior wall assembly as well.