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The Difference is Tyvek®

The Difference is Tyvek®

Tyvek® HomeWrap® - the original house wrap - was introduced in 1980. Since then, it’s been used to protect more than a million homes and has been named the #1 house wrap in Builder magazine’s annual brand survey for 19 years in a row.

Tyvek® vs. Typar®

Tyvek® vs. Typar®

Tyvek® Water-Resistive Barriers, part of the complete DuPont Weatherization Systems offering, deliver superior performance compared to Typar® and film laminate or coated WRBs as further described in this document.

Tyvek® vs. ZIP Sytem®

Tyvek® vs. ZIP Sytem®

Trusted by building professionals everywhere, DuPont™ Tyvek® building wraps, part of the complete DuPont Weatherization Systems portfolio, provide superior performance compared to ZIP System® wall sheathing (wood-based sheathing with a water-resistive overlay) as further described in this document.

Truth About Permeability

Truth About Permeability

Trusted by building professionals everywhere, DuPont™ Tyvek® building wraps, part of the complete DuPont™ Weatherization Systems portfolio, provide superior performance compared to ZIP System® wall sheathing (wood-based sheathing with a water-resistive overlay) as further described in this document.

Understanding High Perm vs. Low Perm

Understanding High Perm vs. Low Perm

High permeability vs. low permeability within the housewrap category…What does it mean and how does it affect your building practices? The intent of this paper is to explain this property thoroughly so that a better understanding of this building science principle can be gained.

Vapor Permeable Or Impermeable

Vapor Permeable Or Impermeable

The whitepaper describes the potential consequences of unintentional vapor barriers and why vapor permeance of building envelope layers is relevant to moisture management and long term durability.

Controlling Air Leakage

Controlling Air Leakage

Trusted by building professionals everywhere, DuPont™ Tyvek® building wraps, part of the complete DuPont™ Weatherization Systems portfolio, provide superior performance compared to ZIP System® wall sheathing (wood-based sheathing with a water-resistive overlay) as further described in this document.

Where to Buy Tyvek®

Where to Buy Tyvek®

Find Tyvek® Building Wrap partners in New Zealand, including authorized distributor, merchants and roofing manufacturers.

Helpful Links

Helpful Links

Helpful links to BRANZ (Building Research Organisation NZ), CB (Certified Builders), CertMark, CodeMark, DuPont Building Knowledge Centre, EBOSS, Masterspec, MBIE (Ministry of Building), NZ MRM, NZIA (NZ Institute of Architecture), ProductSpec, RANZ, SmartSpec, Standards Australia, Standards NZ, etc.

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