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  • 1
    ZIP System Sheathing: Drainage Plane
    EIFS

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    ZIP System R-Sheathing in Type V Construction
    5, const, ZIP System R-Sheathing

    This technical document details the guidelines and limitations of ZIP System R-sheathing when used in Type V construction.Topics include fire protection options, acceptable wall coverings and panel fastening requirements.


  • 3
    What is ZIP System R-Sheathing?

    This document explains what ZIP System R-Sheathing is, what it does and what codes and standards it complies with. This is a good summary document for architects, engineers, code-officials or anyone else that is not familiar with ZIP System R-Sheathing.


  • 4
    ZIP System Sheathing - Formaldehyde
    Formaldehyde , carb, California air resource board

    This Technical Tip addresses concerns regarding the use of formaldehyde in the ZIP System panel manufacturing process. Learn about the adhesives used to create ZIP System® sheathing and how they are controlled.


  • 5
    Maximum Panel Edge Spacing for ZIP System Sheathing
    space, gap, gaping, maximum, large, largest

  • 6
    ZIP System R-Sheathing Panel Orientation

    ZIP System R-sheathing panels are manufactured with a 1/6"-1/8" polyisocyanurate foam overhang on two of its four panel edges. This document discusses the proper panel orientation when installing ZIP System R-sheathing panels.


  • 7
    Rough Dry-In Defined

    This Technical Tip is intended to clarify what is meant by the term “Rough Dry-In” when used in ZIP System product literature.


  • 8
    Rainscreen Systems with ZIP System Sheathing

    A rainscreen is a moisture management system that allows for drainage and drying between two exterior wall system components. This technical tip further defines rainscreen systems and whether or not they are compatible with ZIP System Sheathing.


  • 9
    What is ZIP System Sheathing?
    what is zip, drainage

    This document explains what ZIP System Sheathing is, what it does and what codes and standards it complies with. This is a good summary document for architects, engineers, code-officials or anyone else that is not familiar with ZIP System Sheathing.


  • 10
    How to Meet Energy Code Requirements using ZIP System Sheathing
    IECC, R-value, U-factor, Energy, conservation, ASHRAE, R-Sheathing, Insulation, climate

    ZIP System Sheathing and ZIP System R-Sheathing comply with the 2009 and 2012 IECC and can be used to meet tthe 2009 and 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). There are two methods that can be used to meet energy code requirements, the prescriptive R-value method or the U-factor alternative method.


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    ZIP System R-Sheathing in Seismic Controlled Regions
    seismic, evaluation report