Brian Knight wrote:Iam not sure what Jay means when hung traditionally as I think a traditional siding job is typically NOT done with a rainscreen.
Brian Knight wrote:...it is very rare for them to include the current, most common definitions of rainscreens.
Brian Knight wrote: ...Light or heavy timber framing were sheathed with boards...
Brian Knight wrote:...Clapboard/siding was nailed right up against the sheathing with no rainscreen type gap. If you were to hire a siding installation crew and asked for a traditional siding install you would not get a rainscreen and its been that way for a very long time.
Brian Knight wrote:As for calling a rainscreen a breathing wall? I just dont know where to start..