Detailed steps of wall construction

Wall Envelope System

  1.  Metal studs, spaced at 16 inches on center constitute the wall framing. Fiberglass insulation fills the cavities between framing members.
  2.  Exterior sheathing, mold-resistant fiberglass composite, and continuous vapor barrier prevent water penetration.
  3.  Two inches of rigid insulation cover the entire exterior.
  4.  A two-inch air space captures moisture.
  5.  The outer portion of the wall envelope is a brick veneer.
  6.  Weep holes in the masonry veneer allow moisture to leave cavity space.