Independently Proven to Outperform Housewrap

From third-party research at Home Innovation Research Labs to official ASTM testing methods to highly respected builders and building science professionals alike, ZIP System™ sheathing and tape outperforms housewrap.



WHAT IS ZIP SYSTEM™ SHEATHING AND TAPE

The Evolution of Building Science
and Quality Engineering

Kevin O'Connor and building science expert Joe Lstiburek discuss the evolution of exterior sheathing technology.

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Learn how ZIP System™ sheathing and tape is specifically engineered to deliver superior performance and durability.

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*Limitations and restrictions apply. Visit ZIPSystem.com for 30-year warranty and 180-day exposure guarantee details.

PRODUCT FEATURES

Discover the benefits of
ZIP System™ sheathing and tape*

FASTER & EASIER INSTALLATION

Applying ZIP System® tape is over 40% faster than installing housewrap*

Simple two-step installation: install the panels, tape the seams

*Home Innovation Research Labs 2013 Time Comparison Study

OUTSTANDING AIR BARRIER PROTECTION*

Forms a tight barrier to help prevent unwanted air leakage

Creates a durable building envelope

Promotes energy efficiency and interior comfort

*ASTM-E1677 Air Barrier Test Results

UNSURPASSED MOISTURE MANAGEMENT*

Optimal levels of permeability and drainage

Protects against water intrusion

Allows the panels to properly dry

*ESR-1474 Water-Resistive Barriers

Added Structural Durability

Three different thicknesses to meet the needs of different builds

Available with Structural 1 rating for higher wind resistance

EXCEPTIONAL ADHESION WITHSTANDS TOUGH CONDITIONS

Made with an advanced acrylic adhesive for first-class performance

Proven to deliver a superior airtight and watertight seal

Designed to withstand years of harsh weather

INDUSTRY-LEADING WARRANTY PROTECTION

30-year system limited warranty*

180-day exposure guarantee*



VIDEOS

The proof is in the
performance

Watch ZIP System™ sheathing and tape in
action and see undeniable proof that it
outperforms traditional housewrap.

Technology has changed the way we build. Build better with ZIP System™ sheathing and tape.

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Independent third party research proves ZIP System™ tape installs faster than housewrap.*

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ZIP System™ sheathing and tape provided superior moisture protection even under harsh test conditions.

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Moisture penetration test on a leading brand of housewrap versus ZIP System™ sheathing and tape.

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*Results and study independently performed and controlled by Home Innovations Research but expenses paid for by Huber.

AWARDS

Award-winning performance
in every panel

ZIP System™ sheathing and tape is the top choice for
builders across the nation.

ZIP SYSTEM™ SHEATHING AND TAPE AWARDS

"Best Energy Efficient Product"

NAHB International Builder Show

"#1 Quality Exterior Sheathing"

Builder Magazine

Brand Use Study

"Top Products Award"

Professional Builder

Top 100 Products

"Innovative Product Award"

Home Builder Executive



ZIP SYSTEM™ STRETCH TAPE AWARDS

"Best New Product"

Zip System™
Stretch Tape

This Old House

"Best Product Award"

Zip System™
Stretch Tape

LBM/NRLA Magazine

"Top 20 Products"

Zip System™
Stretch Tape

Pacific Coast Building Conference

"Most Innovative Product, 2nd Place"

Zip System™
Stretch Tape

NAHB International Building Show



TESTIMONIALS

THE TOP SHEATHING PICK
FOR TOP BUILDERS

Find out why the industry’s best builders made
the switch to ZIP System™ sheathing and tape.

Learn why this custom home builder switched to ZIP System™ sheathing and tape to eliminate installation issues with housewrap.

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See how this visionary home builder uses ZIP System™ sheathing and tape to build long-lasting, ultra energy efficient homes.

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This custom builder said the hassle of installing housewrap was gone when he switched to ZIP System™ sheathing and tape.

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