Air & Vapor Barriers
Prevent Energy Leakage
Air barriers control air leakage into and out of the building envelope. In both warm and cool climates, air barriers can maximize the performance of the building envelope and significantly reduce energy costs.
Air leaking is the leading cause of energy waste in commercial buildings. According to a study conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, minimizing air leakage can result in energy savings as high as 37%.
Advantages of Air & Vapor Barriers
In addition to improving your energy costs, Air & Vapor Barriers will create a more comfortable interior space, by reducing heat/cooling loss. They will also prevent mold and mildew from occurring inside your building and are a maintenance free.
Burns & Scalo also is able to install flashing products for building moisture protection. These systems help protect vulnerable areas, such as doors and windows, from water/air entry. These flexible flashing materials, cut to convenient widths, consist of self-adhering type for window/door openings and heavy-duty self-adhering type and EPDM rubber type for through-wall flashing in cavity wall construction.
Burns & Scalo is able to offer the industry's only Single Source Warranty for all six sides of the building. As a complete Building Envelope Specialist, Burns & Scalo is able to install and guarantee the performance of multiple building envelope systems
More importantly it protects the most vulnerable areas of the building, where the roof meets the vertical walls, openings such as doors and windows, and where the walls meet the foundation.
Eliminate Finger Pointing
Single Source Responsibility gives building owners the peace of mind and one person to call in the event of a system failure.