In response to Helene Hardy Pierce's (Wayne, N.J.-based GAF
Materials Corp.'s director of contractor services) article
"Speaking up for venting base sheets," November
2002 issue, page 30, I am confused.
Is Pierce referring to GAF's Stratavent® Eliminator,™
a perforated base sheet that uses hot asphalt to flow through holes
to adhere it to the polyisocyanurate board, or a base sheet that is
mechanically fastened or spot-mopped?
If it is a perforated base sheet, shouldn't close attention be
given to the facer used on the polyisocyanurate because the asphalt
that flows through the facer and adheres to polyisocyanurate would
be the weakest link...
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