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Energy efficiency is more important than ever. 30% of energy waste is caused by loss through the building envelope, and air tightness codes around the world are demanding a fix. We’re here to help with solutions that protect better, last longer and install easier so you can meet the standards that lead to energy savings. 3M membranes and tapes use their acrylic adhesive technology to perform in the toughest conditions on the tightest deadlines – giving you faster installation with less labor and better results.

Why 3M?

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Compatible adhesives and
backings built to work and last

3M air barrier technology requires no primers or solvents so you save time and stay on schedule. 

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Easy to install with
no primer or special
tools needed

Membranes and tapes that are designed to be easy to work with and require no special tools, so you can get the job done quickly and efficiently no matter how many people are on your crew.

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UV exposure resistance

Extreme Weather

It’s critical to ensure your
building is enclosed and protected during construction nevermind after. This product is specially formulated to withstand up to 12
months of UV exposure so your build can last in extreme conditions.

The acrylic adhesive on 3M's
air barriers and flashing tapes is specially formulated
to stick at temperatures from 0° to 150°F (-17° to 80°C).
Immediately rain-safe when applied.

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ABAA Evaluated

Engineered to be Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA)-evaluated using its Material Evaluation Process to develop, test, and highlight products that meet its standards.

NFPA 285 Compliant

Rated NFPA 285 compliant using standard test method published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for evaluating materials.

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3M™ Air Barrier with Permeable Backing 3015VP

Designed to prevent water penetration while allowing your building to breathe.

3M™ Air and Vapor Barrier 3015NP

Engineered to help control indoor climate by reducing air leakage and uncontrolled airflow through the building envelope and preventing moisture ingress.

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