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LP TechShield Radiant Barrier Benefits
LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Sheathing is designed to lower a home’s attic temperature. These panels have been installed in more than 1.5 million homes in the United States. Product features include:
- Efficiency: Blocks up to 97% of the radiant heat in the roof panel from entering the structure, reducing an attic’s temperature by up to 30° F.
- Availability: Available in warm climate regions throughout the United States.
- Innovation: Patented VaporVents™ technology with post-lamination incising.
- Workability: Installs like conventional roof sheathing, requiring no additional labor.
- Energy Conscious: May help builders qualify for Green Building credits, energy rebates and lower HERS scores.
- Sustainability: Wood sourced through programs certified under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative®.
- 20-Year Transferable Limited Warranty: Backed by a long-term warranty you won’t find with competitive products so you can build with security and confidence.
How It’s Made
LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Sheathing is the product of an innovative manufacturing process that distinguishes it from traditional sheathing materials:
- LP TechShield sheathing is made by laminating a thin, durable sheet of aluminum to our LP OSB Sheathing.
- Patented VaporVents™ technology with post-lamination incising allows panel to dry more quickly from construction moisture than other radiant barrier sheathing.
- Wood is sourced through programs certified under the Sustainable Forest Initiative®.
- Available panel size: 47-7/8˝ x 95-7/8˝
- Available performance categories: 7/16, 15/32, 1/2, 19/32 and 23/32*
- Available on APA Exposure 1 rated OSB or Struc-1
- PS2 rated, Struct-1 grades available
*Performance category replaces the fractional nominal thickness used in PS2. The Performance Category is consistent with the panel thickness used in the U.S. model building codes.
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