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Article: Paint as an air barrier

New Barrier on the Block? Making the Case for Coatings on CMU

Could conventional paint and coatings products, applied at quite conventional film thicknesses, function effectively as air-barrier materials?

Affirmative, argue representatives of one industry organization in the building-materials business—an organization that, by the way, is not made up of paint and coatings product manufacturers.

In effect, yes, agrees a major building-code authority.

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