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Henry Company’s Blueskin® VP100 Air Barrier Featured on WEtv’s “Designing Spaces”

El Segundo, Calif., (October 29, 2010) - Henry Company’s BlueskinVP™ — the next generation in air barrier technology for today’s “green” homes — is being showcased as part of the “Think Green” series of WEtv’s “Designing Spaces” on October 31 and November 1 and 12 at 9:30 a.m. (ET/PT). Henry Company’s Director of Product Management Marc Tropper will demonstrate why architects, contractors and property owners alike should seriously consider the benefits of using a high performance air and water barrier as opposed to a conventional house wrap.

“Blueskin® VP100 picks up where other staple-applied, house wraps leave off,” explains Tropper. “This peel-and-stick system with patented vapor permeable adhesive provides a continuous plane of air tightness that prevents air and bulk water from moving through exterior walls in either direction, while still allowing the structure to breathe.”

BlueskinVP™ air and water resistive barrier boosts the performance of the overall Building Envelope System®, resulting in numerous benefits, including:

  • Lower energy costs
  • Protection against rain penetration
  • Improved insulation performance
  • Enhanced occupant comfort
  • Improved air quality and mold resistance
  • Healthier building environment


Henry Company supports the use of green building practices and energy efficient construction design. Henry manufactures a broad range of Building Envelope Systems® that support this effort and contribute toward achieving Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) points, including air and vapor barriers, cool roof reflective coatings, Vegetative Roof Assembly™, spray foam insulation and waterproofing, to name a few.

For more information on Henry products and services, please call 1-800-486-1278 or visit www.henry.com.

About Designing Spaces:  Created by O2 Media’s Quorum Productions, Designing Spaces is a half-hour informative series that inspires viewers to make every space count and instructs them on the smartest ways to make their homes more beautiful and functional.  Quorum Productions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of O2 Media Inc., is a Florida-based production company that is nationally renowned for creating award-winning educational programming.  To view a show online, just go to www.designingspaces.tv. If you have a great idea for a story, or want to be a part of the show, please contact Lysa Liemer at lysa@designingspaces.tv.
 

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For Immediate Release
October 29, 2010