Considering weather events, changes in temperature, and building movement, it is unlikely that any building will remain 100 percent weatherproof. But with the right materials and assembly, extra steps can be taken to reduce the risk of damage under both normal and severe weather conditions
Moisture and ventilation are essential to proper construction.
April 14, 2016
The developer wanted to eliminate as much concern about moisture issues as possible. Mold and decay can ruin the profitability of a project. With the increase in building "tightness" for thermal protection, moisture problems are on the rise, causing a greater need for hydro-static pressure release and a ventilation method.