Precast concrete provides an efficient, versatile and resilient building enclosure system. Precast walls systems, are barrier, or face-sealed systems. Unlike rainscreen systems, precast concrete does not require a cavity where moisture collects and other problems can occur. The resources below will help you better understand and design precast building enclosure systems.

Thermal Performance

Thermal Mass
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Air and Moisture Management

Vapor retarders and barriers
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Integration of Systems