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RABs and Wraps

Materials that protect the building enclosure from the elements during and after the build, providing a healthy and weathertight environment for the occupants.

June 2016

Ecoply Barrier Delivers Optimum Building Protection

This rigid air barrier system replaces traditional building wrap in the cavity and provides a strong secondary line of defence against moisture penetration.

'IDEAL House' with 8 Homestar Design Rating Features INTELLO Membrane

'IDEAL House' with 8 Homestar Design Rating Features INTELLO Membrane

This membrane helps achieve the airtightness required for the Beachlands house which has an 8 Homestar Design rating and is in the process of Passive House certification.

Fastwrap Wall Underlay Specified for Energy-Efficient Show Home

Fastwrap Wall Underlay Specified for Energy-Efficient Show Home

Paul Industries' reliable Fastwrap Wall Underlay ticked all the boxes for an innovative Eco Show Home with a Homestar rating of 7.

HomeRAB Pre-Cladding Provides Superior Weathertightness

HomeRAB Pre-Cladding Provides Superior Weathertightness

James Hardie's rigid air barrier system withstands NZ's tough weather conditions and is quick and easy to install.

Egger OS'Brace RAP: Strong, Lightweight, Moisture Resistant

Egger OS'Brace RAP: Strong, Lightweight, Moisture Resistant

The CodeMark certified OS'Brace RAP provides outstanding strength, long-term dimensional stability and is resistant to splitting and de-lamination.

Sisalation Introduces New SureWrap Wall Synthetic Underlay

Sisalation Introduces New SureWrap Wall Synthetic Underlay

This new synthetic underlay can be used with absorbent or non-absorbent wall claddings, installed over a drained cavity or direct fixed to the framing.

Easy Installation with Dristud's Innovative Synthetic Roof Underlay

Easy Installation with Dristud's Innovative Synthetic Roof Underlay

This low cost synthetic underlay is an ideal alternative to popular bitumen underlays due to its water resistant and vapour permeable properties.

Masons Offer Complete Building Wrap System

Masons Offer Complete Building Wrap System

Masons' building wraps work within a full system of building products, ensuring fast and easy product specification from a trusted supplier.

Top Retirement Village Designer Specifies DuPont Tyvek in Auckland

Top Retirement Village Designer Specifies DuPont Tyvek in Auckland

Dupont Tyvek's robust HomeWrap wall underlay proved an economical solution for protecting the enclosure of the retirement village.

Related feature topics:

Tanking

Solutions to common waterproofing problems and the best ways of tanking below grade areas.

Pre-Cladding Solutions

The products we rely on to protect the building enclosure from the elements, both during and after the build.

Waterproofing

Products and systems designed to ensure compliant external and internal waterproofing of buildings.

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