Effectiveness of Different Drip Edge Designs

Effectiveness of Different Drip Edge Designs

By Jonathan Smegal, M.A.Sc. Download pdf (511KB) The research described in this short report was presented in more detail at CCBST 2014. The Question: The drip edge is the leading edge of a flashing, sill, overhang or other linear, horizontal building element designed to shed water. Common drip edge locations include window sills, window head […]

Quantitatively Evaluating the Effectiveness of Different Drip Edge Profiles

Quantitatively Evaluating the Effectiveness of Different Drip Edge Profiles

By Jonathan Smegal, Alex Lukachko, John Straube, and Trevor Trainor Abstract: Proper rainwater management is one of the key factors ensuring long-term durability of a building. Drip edges should be specified in key locations on nearly every building to help deflect water from the exterior surface of a wall assembly, thereby reducing moisture-related issues such […]

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