CLIMATE-SHIELD™

Architectural Details & Rain Screen Specifications

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This web page was created as a repository of architectural details, drawings and specifications for the Climate-Shield™ Rain Screen System. Please download files, as needed, for use in your exterior rain screen designs. 

The following Climate-Shield Rain Screen System information covers some of the more common rain screen siding installations and design details. If your design presents additional or unique design challenges, please contact our Technical Team online, or call 860-444-7524 weekdays from 8am-5pm EST. 

 

 

HORIZONTAL SIDING OVER STRUCTURAL SHEATHING

Architectural drawings for typical horizontal rain screen

installation with 1x4 or 1x6 wood cladding

 

 Horizontal 1x6 Wood Rain Screen Installation into Structural Sheathing 

Horizontal 1x4 Wood Rain Screen Installation into Structural Sheathing 

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HORIZONTAL SIDING TOP COURSE DETAILS

Architectural drawing for typical horizontal rain screen installation under the soffit

(May also be used under windows.)

 

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VERTICAL SIDING STARTER RAIL DETAILS

Architectural drawing for typical vertical rain screen installation

with 1x4 or 1x6 wood cladding into structural sheathing

 

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 ALUMINUM OUTSIDE CORNER DETAILS

Climate-Shield Rain Screen System aluminum outside corner architectural details
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WOOD INSIDE CORNER DETAILS

Climate-Shield Rain Screen System inside corner architectural details

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WOOD MITERED OUTSIDE CORNER DETAILS

Climate-Shield Rain Screen System outside corner architectural details

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 3-PART CSI SPECIFICATIONS FOR RAIN SCREEN SYSTEM

Download our 3-Part CSI specifications to save time with

your Climate-Shield rain screen design.

 

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RAIN SCREEN DETAILS FOR USAGE WITH 

NON-STRUCTURAL SHEATHING 

 

We have created the following architectural details for commercial design and construction, and/or other projects where non-structural exterior sheathing is required such as masonry exteriors, exterior gypsum sheathing and foam insulation used as an exterior sheathing.

For additional design applications and questions, please contact our Technical Team weekdays from 8am to 5pm Eastern time, 860-444-7524.

 


 

CLIMATE-SHIELD RAIN SCREEN SYSTEM

OVER EXTERIOR GYPSUM ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS

 
  Architectural details for rain screen wood cladding design

over exterior gypsum using Climate-Shield attachment channel

 

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CLIMATE-SHIELD RAIN SCREEN SYSTEM OVER MASONRY DETAILS

Architectural details for rain screen wood cladding design

over masonry using Climate-Shield attachment channel

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CLIMATE-SHIELD RAIN SCREEN SYSTEM

OVER INSULATED SHEATHING ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS 

 

Architectural Details for rain screen wood cladding design over exterior insulated sheathing up to 1" thick* using the Climate-Shield attachment channel.

*For exterior insulation over 1" thick, consult with your project engineer for the proper size and spacing of the screws required to fasten the attachment channel to your substrate (screws not supplied).

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CLIMATE-SHIELD RAIN SCREEN SYSTEM

OVER INSULATED SHEATHING ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS

Architectural Details for rain screen wood cladding design over exterior insulated sheathing over 1" thick using the Climate-Shield Z-Girt.

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