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Rain Screen

What does “Rain Screen” mean?


In the simplest of terms, it is a wall built to protect a wall. It was an idea that was born out of necessity in the late 1980’s or early 90’s during the “Leaky Condo” era. Low rise condominium buildings were being built (mostly on the lower mainland) that were using exterior cladding that was not fully weather resistant.

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