- Resource Type Technical Brief
- Product Enclosures
- Download LinkRain Barriers vs. Rain Screens (pdf, 1.6 MB)
Rain screen systems can be complex to design and complicated to install, while a properly designed and installed precast wall system provides a virtually impenetrable exterior moisture barrier. This five-page PDF explains rain barrier/rain screen philosophies and showcases CarbonCast’s ability to limit the chance for moisture infiltration. Several diagrams illustrate the two approaches.