The design principles of rainscreens require that ventilation be provided behind the exterior cladding of the system. The Vented Hat Channel was specifically designed to provide secure attachment of the cladding systems while providing the critical ventilation/drainage cavity. This 18-gauge steel framing component provides strong structural support for rainscreen systems and results in minimal thermal bridging when installed over continuous insulation.
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