What Every Builder Should Know About Wood Rain Screens

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Feb 12, 2019 @ 05:02 AM

    Wood rain screens are naturally beautiful. And they perform exceptionally well. If your clients know about them, they will likely want one on their home. If they don’t know about them, you should educate them. They deserve to know and so do you.

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    Topics: rain screen siding, rain screen installation

    Ipe Rainscreen Siding Project Showcases Outside Corners

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Thu, Dec 27, 2018 @ 06:12 AM

    With land prices so valuable in Arlington, Virginia, it is often cheaper to tear down an existing home and rebuild a new home on the same lot. That’s exactly what Matthew Gold Design Build LLC did here. The new home is larger, more energy efficient and has high performance cladding including an Ipe hardwood rainscreen system. 

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    Topics: rain screen siding, rain screen outside corner

    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

    Wood Rain Screen Siding and Pizza?

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Wed, Aug 22, 2018 @ 05:08 AM

    If you love pizza, Christos Restaurant in Wallingford, CT is a great destination eatery. They are well known for their gourmet pizza, Italian cuisine and friendly service. When owner Chris Constanti decided to remodel their family restaurant, he wanted the outside to look as warm and inviting as the inside. They chose wood rain screen siding to brighten up their welcoming façade.  Natural wood siding creates an unmatched appeal for the front of a home or building.

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    Topics: rain screen siding

    Ipe Rain Screen Siding Graces Amazing Boathouse Design

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Jun 19, 2018 @ 06:06 AM

    The new Canal Dock Boathouse is emerging from the New Haven, CT waterfront. This spectacular facility hopes to attract residents back to New Haven Harbor. The remarkable design features several types of high performance wood siding and metal cladding materials. Ipe hardwood siding in a rain screen system provides the natural beauty and a long-lasting facade.

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    Topics: rain screen siding, rain screen design