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Code Changes for WRBs and Rainscreens for Plaster

Submitted by Jenny Hull on Tue, 02/14/2023 - 12:17

Recent changes to the International Building Code (IBC) and International Residential Code (IRC) are bringing new drainage requirements to a larger portion of the country, causing builders and contractors to rethink how they approach building envelope design. In an article published in the January issue of Walls & Ceilings magazine, senior product manager Chris K. Little explores these code updates—specifically how they apply to stucco-clad exteriors—and explores strategies builders and contractors can use to incorporate bulk water drainage into their projects.


Read the article here.