THE RAINSCREEN PRINCIPLE

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ISAarchitectural is a key resource of information regarding your building's envelope.  We have a complete understanding of The Rainscreen Principle.

THE RAINSCREEN PRINCIPLE

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ISAarchitectural is a key resource of information regarding your building's envelope.  We have a complete understanding of The Rainscreen Principle, and represent a selection of key manufacturers with products that are essential to a successful rainscreen installation. ​  


We offer complete technical design assistance with five critical considerations taken into account:    


  • Air, Vapor & Water Control
  • Thermal Efficiency
  • Fire Safety, NFPA 285
  • Sustainability
  • High Quality Cladding Options 

Rainscreen Systems and Their Contribution to Sustainability

Earn 1 LU/HSW while learning about the rainscreen principle.  After becoming acclimated with this principle and its history, the participant will review how rainscreen systems contribute to the health, safety and welfare of the project and the eventual occupants. 

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RAINSCREEN CLADDING

Single Skin Dry Joint Metal Panels

Dri-Design

Ceramic Façade Systems

Agrob Buchtal

Fiber Cement Panels

Cembrit

Digitized Aluminum Panels

Dizal

ACM Composite Metal Panels

DSS

Thermally Broken Girts & Air Barriers

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Single Skin Dry Joint Metal Panels

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Since the 1990's with nearly endless design possibilities, Dri-Design has been providing 100% recyclable, dry-joint pressure equalized single-skin architectural metal rainscreen wall panel systems with an unlimited palette of metal colors, textures, perforations, and patterns.

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  • Single-Skin with True Dry Joints
  • Natural Metal Affordability
  • Zinc | Copper
  • Colors | Textures | Perforations
  • AAMA 508-7 & Miami Dade 
  • ​NFPA 285 Compliant

Terra Cotta | Ceramic Façade Systems

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Thanks to the variety of colors, sizes and surface finishes, supplemented by fastening systems making installation efficient and safe even on complex bases, ceramic facade systems offered by AGROB BUCHTAL have been popular all over the world for decades.

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  • 20mm Light Weight Panels
  • Noncombustible
  • Large format panels
  • HT Technology: Self Cleaning Façade and Cleans Environment 
  • Unlimited Color and Glaze Options

Fiber Cement Panels

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Fiber cement is at the heart of Cembrit.  As one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of fiber cement in Europe, Cembrit offers a wide range of durable products and solutions for interior and exterior cladding applications. 

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  • High Density Fiber Cement Panels
  • Engineered & Fabricated Locally
  • Wide Range of Colors & Finishes
  • Durable & Maintenance Free
  • ​Non-Combustible | NFPA 285 

Digitized Aluminum Panels

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Dizal was founded in 2016 to offer the architectural community high-quality products with exclusive and innovative finishes.  Using cutting edge technologies and state-of-the-art equipment, Dizal specializes in the design and production of digitally printed aluminum panel products. 

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  • Non-Combustible, Non-Corrosive
  • Infinite Range of Textures & Colors
  • Fast & Easy Installation
  • ​Limited Lifetime Warranty

ACM Composite Panel Systems

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Wet Seal or Dry, DSS offers fabricated aluminum metal composite panels from your specified (ACM) supplier.  By using a pre-engineered system approach, with the most engaged and knowledgeable local support team, DSS is your most trustworthy and reliable choice.

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  • Point Accessible Dry-Joint System​
  • Column Covers
  • ​Design | Engineering | Fabrication
  • ​Project Management
  • Local DC Metro Fabricator

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Thermally Broken Continuous Insulated Girt System

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SMARTci is an innovative complete insulation solution.  Engineered as a continuous insulation system, SMARTci includes composite girt attachment members (called GreenGirt™ which joins the building cladding and insulation to the structure), insulation, an engineered installation package, and optional accessories.

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  • Thermally Broken | Insulated sFRP Sub-girts
  • ​Universal Cladding Options
  • ASHRAE 90.1-2013 | 160-2009
  • NFPA 285
  • ​Simple Installation

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Primary Air & Moisture Barriers

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Dörken delivers innovative, high-performance air and moisture barriers for commercial and residential construction sold under the DELTA® brand name. Dörken is known for delivering premium products while providing educational programs and full technical support.

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  • DELTA®-VENT SA | Self Adhering
  • DELTA®-VENT S | Heavy Duty
  • DELTA®-FASSADE S | Open Joints
  • DELTA®-DRY | Dual Chambered
  • DELTA®-DRY | Stucco & Stone

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