Fabulous Ipe Rain Screen Siding Installation in Finger Lakes 

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Nov 20, 2018 @ 05:11 AM

    Have you ever visited the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York? The scenery is spectacular. All four seasons have their own signature. Spring promises a beautiful renewal. Summers in this area are delightful, with their warm sunny days and cool nights. Fall is a blaze of glory. Wintertime is cold and very long, and the snow is deep. It takes special building materials to withstand these weather extremes. That’s why they selected Ipe rain screen siding for this lakefront home.  

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    Topics: Climate-Shield Rain Screen System, ipe rainscreen siding

    Ipe Rain Screen Siding Adds Beauty and Value to Home Remodel

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Nov 13, 2018 @ 05:11 AM

    For three decades, Sunrise Building and Remodeling, Inc has earned a solid reputation for quality construction. They specialize in interior and exterior remodeling projects of all types. And they do it well. This wood rain screen siding installation in Westchester County, NY is a nice example of their workmanship. Wood rain screens are a great way to add beauty and value to a property. Choose from Ipe rain screen siding or pick any hardwood you like best.

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    Topics: Climate-Shield Rain Screen System, rainscreen wood siding

    How Climate-Shield Became the Most Respected Wood Rain Screen System

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 @ 05:09 AM

    The Climate-Shield® Rain Screen System was officially released in 2011 and quickly became the most widely specified wood rain screen system in North America. How? Climate-Shield created a new design that eliminated the drawbacks of existing wood rain screen clips that required wood furring strips.  And that was just the beginning. Since then, Climate-Shield has developed an entire product line for specialty wood siding design and construction. The patented rain screen system represents a paradigm shift for sustainable design of exterior facades.

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    Topics: rain screen design, Climate-Shield Rain Screen System, rain screen installation

    Rain Screen Siding and Soffits Make Data Center Look Sexy

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Sep 11, 2018 @ 05:09 AM

    In the information age, data centers and storage facilities are critical to keep businesses running. Especially in a catastrophe. The buildings themselves are enormous. How do you make the  outside of a giant concrete fortress look welcoming? The design team at Corgan found a way. They chose to combine cladding materials, including wood rain screen siding and composite panels to spice up the facade.

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    Topics: rain screen siding, Climate-Shield Rain Screen System

    Climate-Shield Rain Screen Saves Energy on College Building

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Aug 28, 2018 @ 06:08 AM

    The new Science Building at Bristol Community College earned many awards and recognition. The ‘high-performance building envelope’ was listed as a key reason for the awards. On this mixed palette exterior design, several types of cladding combine, including FSC® certified wood rain screen siding. The Climate-Shield rain screen system adds beauty and energy savings to this project design. The allure of wood siding adds warmth and natural charm to this campus.

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    Topics: Climate-Shield Rain Screen System