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About Facings & Vapor Barriers

  • Allow insulation to be exposed
  • Effectively control condensation, keeping mold away and improving energy efficiency
  • Can achieve longer lengths to span the widths of metal buildings
  • Able to be used in both roofing and walls
  • Provide light reflectivity, which can reduce the need for additional lighting
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About Facings & Vapor Barriers

Facings or vapor barriers are installed in roofing and walls of metal buildings, allowing for exposed insulation, condensation control, light reflectivity, and more.

What Are Facings & Vapor Barriers?

Insulation facings and vapor barriers are used in metal building insulation to allow the insulation to be exposed, to control condensation, and to achieve longer lengths to span widths of metal buildings. They also provide light reflectivity. In roof applications, they are installed over the purlins and under the metal roof. In high R-value systems, a layer of insulation may be installed in the purlin category, as well. In walls, they are installed between the girt and the metal wall panel. In high R-value walls, the girt cavity can be filled by incorporating a liner system.

We Carry the Facings & Vapor Barrier Brands You Want

Service Partners is your go-to supplier to find the best facing and vapor barrier products for your metal building insulation project. We carry the top brands that contractors prefer to get the job done right, including Alpha, E&H Products, and Winona Building Products. Whether you need help finding the right product for your application or help figuring out when to use a vapor barrier with installation, our team is ready to assist. Contact us today!

Facing & Vapor Barrier Insulation Supplies Near You

Service Partners is known for its large inventory of metal building insulation supplies to meet the needs of contractors in all areas of the United States. We have the facing and vapor barrier insulation supplies to suit your application, and one of our helpful team members can help you find the right products for you. Enjoy next day delivery and service to keep your project running on time. Contact your local branch today!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is insulation facing?
If you’re looking at insulation products, you’ll find products that are both faced and unfaced. If an insulation product has facing, it has an additional layer, usually made with paper or plastic, on one side. This additional layer helps create an extra layer of protection from elements like heat and moisture, which can cause harmful mold build up and damage construction.
Where in a building are facings & vapor barriers normally used?
Facings and vapor barriers are installed in roofing and walls in metal building construction projects. In roof applications, they are installed over the purlins and under the metal roof. They allow the insulation to be exposed and achieve longer lengths to span the widths of metal buildings. In higher R-value systems, a layer may be installed in the purlin cavity, as well. In walls, facings or vapor barriers are installed between the girt and the metal wall panel.
In what geographies can facings & vapor barriers be used?
Facings and vapor barriers are commonly utilized in metal building insulation of all types for wall and roof applications, and they are able to be utilized in any geography across the United States. No matter what area of the United States you’re working in, facings and vapor barriers are a great choice for your metal building project.
Can facings & vapor barriers be used in residential or commercial construction?
Facings and vapor barriers are commonly used for both residential and commercial construction. No matter what construction type, facings and vapor barriers allow insulation to be exposed, control condensation, achieve longer lengths for large metal buildings, and provide light reflectivity.

Facings & Vapor Barrier Benefits

Facings and vapor barriers provide a wide range of benefits to metal building insulation projects, including advanced condensation control, light reflectivity, and allowing for insulation to be exposed.

Control Condensation

Facings and vapor barriers are used in metal building insulation as an important source of condensation control. When you need an effective barrier that helps keep moisture at bay, facings and vapor barriers are the best choice for you. They help to prevent mold buildup, improve energy efficiency, and keep construction in top condition over time.

Provide Light Reflectivity

Facings and vapor barriers are great insulation products for providing light reflectivity in metal building insulation applications, such as in roofing and walls. The light reflectivity given off by facings and vapor barriers can potentially reduce additional lighting requirements, which can help to reduce overall costs in a metal building insulation project.

Allows Insulation to Be Exposed

Facings and vapor barriers are highly useful in metal building insulation projects, because they allow insulation to be exposed. Without the addition of a facing or vapor barrier, insulation cannot be left exposed. To get help figuring out when to use a vapor barrier for insulation in your metal building project, contact your local team today.

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