Richard Montgomery High School
WHAT A SINGLE, SIMPLE BLUE SKIN WRAP CAN DO FOR A BUILDINGS FUTURE
When a school building is designed one of things to consider is how to prevent water and moisture damage from occurring. Richard Montgomery High School located in Rockville, Maryland after ten years of planning and development is set to start construction on an new addition to the school. The project will take over three years to complete. The new addition is one of the largest school renovation projects in the history of the Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) system. Through out construction work crews will be taking safety precautions that eliminates the potential for mold and fungi from growing within the building existing structure.
The school staff welcomed its first students in January 2008. At the time, it was built to house 2,000 students. Once the new addition has been completed the school will now have the ability to comfortably seat 2,400 students. Currently the school has approximately 2,200 students. Projected enrollment at Richard Montgomery High School will exceed capacity by 200 seats or more by the end of this three year project.
Type of Work
The Cameron BES team will install a a blue skin wrap and a fluid applied air barrier. A blue skin wrap serves as the perfect fit for a wood or metal framed structure. The blue skin wrap is designed to eliminate air leakage and serve as a water resistant air barrier. A blue skin wrap offers advantages such as
- The ability eliminate drafts.
- Improve indoor air quality
- Reduce the potential for mold to grow
- Protection from water and moisture damage.
A fluid applied air barrier is designed to retain its’density and flexibility as temperatures increase or decrease. A Fluid applied Air Barrier can be used on a damp surface and bridge cracks.