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.
Learn how ZIP System™ sheathing and tape is specifically engineered to deliver superior performance and durability.
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*
The proof is in the
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.
Independent third party research proves ZIP System™ tape installs faster than housewrap.*
ZIP System™ sheathing and tape provided superior moisture protection even under harsh test conditions.
Moisture penetration test on a leading brand of housewrap versus ZIP System™ sheathing and tape.
*Results and study independently performed and controlled by Home Innovations Research but expenses paid for by Huber.
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"
Brand Use Study
"Top Products Award"
Top 100 Products
"Innovative Product Award"
Home Builder Executive
ZIP SYSTEM™ STRETCH TAPE AWARDS
"Best New Product"
This Old House
"Best Product Award"
"Top 20 Products"
Pacific Coast Building Conference
"Most Innovative Product, 2nd Place"
NAHB International Building Show
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.
See how this visionary home builder uses ZIP System™ sheathing and tape to build long-lasting, ultra energy efficient homes.
This custom builder said the hassle of installing housewrap was gone when he switched to ZIP System™ sheathing and tape.