Climate-Shield Rain Screen System Receives US Patent

Jan 24, 2019 - Alexandria, VA


The Climate-Shield® Rain Screen System™ recently received a US patent for its innovative rain screen system design. The patent includes all the Climate-Shield components including the unique rain screen clip, starter rail, outside corners and the proprietary wood siding profile. Because the Climate-Shield system requires no wood furring strips, the rain screen clip is a technological marvel that creates a high-performance, pressure equalized rain screen.

As a point of fact, Climate-Shield is now the only patented, pressure equalized, back ventilated, and open joint wood rain screen system available in the US market. The pressure equalization factor and the sturdy fasteners combine to create a rain screen system that has been engineered to withstand hurricane force winds in excess of 200 miles per hour and seismic equivalents. After years of testing and hundreds of successful rain screen projects worldwide, Climate-Shield is increasingly becoming the architectural rain screen system of choice for commercial and residential projects.

The Climate-Shield Rain Screen System is widely recognized by the architectural and design communities as the most innovative and best performing wood rain screen system available. Its unique design and engineering eliminates the need for wood furring strips in project designs, reducing unnecessary labor costs, minimizing construction cycle times and maximizing energy efficiency. Climate-Shield has been described by architects as “elegantly simple”.

General Woodcraft is providing this well designed rain screen system directly to architects and commercial contractors for large scale commercial projects and through a selective distribution network for residential and light commercial projects.  The system has been used effectively on projects from Florida to Massachusetts to Texas to New York, California, and as far as Manitoba, Canada, the Caribbean and Hawaiian islands.


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