Tyvek® HomeWrap is like a windbreaker over a sweater,
helping to keep air and water out. Insulation maintains its R-value
only as long as air in the wall cavity stays still and dry. Wind
and pressure differences let unconditioned air into a home.
Advantages - Because Tyvek® has no holes, it protects your
framing and sheathing better during construction. Tyvek® helps
minimize damage from water leaks after the sale, and helps protect
you from expensive callbacks. And Tyvek® is protected by a comprehensive
energy analysis - Tyvek® HomeWrap® Improves Comfort
and cuts Energy Costs 25%. It also reduces the need to constantly
keep heating or cooling the air entering your home.
Tyvek® HomeWrap® and your home's insulation work together.
Tyvek® helps your insulation PRESERVE its R-value. Trapped air
is an excellent insulator, as long as the air is NOT MOVING. Insulation
works to its R-value when the air inside stays still and dry.Youre
MORE comfortable! Tyvek® HomeWrap® offers the most effective
combination of air, water and moisture protection!