There are many ways to create an air gap between yhr back of the siding and the drainage plane of the wall (WRB, exterior insulation, surface of ZIP Sheathing), here are at least a few options.
Counting down the top 15 pages of 2016. This one is #2. Stop rot with house wrap
Counting down the top 15 pages of 2016. This one is #9. The mission of water is to turn houses to mush. Some drip edge flashings may actually help water accomplish this mission.
Counting down the top 15 pages of 2016. This one is #12. Ground zero for roof rot is often where roofs meet walls.
A look at types of drip edge flashing, how to cut it, and how to retrofit it to an existing roof.
Edge metal, valley flashing, dormer, chimney, and kickout flashing shed water away from the connections between roofs, walls, chimneys, and other building assemblies
Recessed into thick layers of insulation, innie windows are protected from the weather
Watch step-by-step instructions on how to tape inside and outside corner seams using ZIP System sheathing and tape.
I get this question all the time: "Stucco all the way down to the roofing: right or wrong?" Answer: WRONG. and here's why...
A tight air barrier is the best way to build an energy-efficient house. Outside the sheathing are many chances to make it better.
A thermal break and solid backing puts the window on the outer face of a thick wall. Now, there's room on the inside window sill for cats and bowling trophies
Flash the boot like any other roof penetration, and snap the tube into place—just make sure to align the hole between the ceiling joists...
This critical element is often omitted from window installation
Flashing must extend all the way from the wall to the outside. Oh yeah, and it has to be watertight and eight people have to work on it...
A specialty tool makes placing standard non-stretch tape in corners easier
Offset the joints and seal the gaps to keep air leaks out of the thick walls
Sealing the layers—and overlapping them right—is how high performance building gets done
Dry in a newly-sheathed roof with a roll of Zip System tape
Holes in walls amount to big walls full of holes unless you seal the hole after you make it