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Code Changes for WRBs and Rainscreens for Plaster

Submitted by Jenny Hull on

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.