High Performance Buildings: DELTA®-DRY Components

Curious about how DELTA®-DRY & LATH provides ventilation and drainage, even when building with absorptive cladding? Dörken’s Technical Service Manager Krzysztof Apriasz shows how this product works with the proper installation.

Achieving proper ventilation and drainage within a wall assembly doesn’t have to be complicated, require new or sophisticated materials, or expend additional time.

In this video, Dörken’s Technical Service Manager Krzysztof Apriasz shows how simple it is to properly install DELTA®-DRY & LATH on top of the sheathing and WRB and which components to add to help ensure a high level of air tightness and water tightness.

You’ll also learn what other common components can be added (like DELTA®-FLASHING and DELTA®-BUG SCREEN) to prevent unwanted critters from getting inside the wall, protect windows from rain and moisture, and protect the wall from solar-driven moisture, especially with stucco or adhered stone.

Krzysztof Apriasz shows you a simple step-by-step process on how you can properly install DELTA®-DRY & LATH to ensure a high level of ventilation and drainage that will perform for years to come.



About Krzysztof Apriasz

Krzysztof Apriasz
Krzysztof is Dörken’s Technical Service Manager, responsible for ensuring proper installation and use of all DELTA® products. He also works to maintain and uphold all building code approvals as well as provide product solutions for the whole building envelope, helping to build and maintain healthy structures and homes that are free from mold, moisture, and rot. Krzysztof is also a Certified Passive House Consultant, providing extensive expertise to customers in building for energy efficiency.


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