“Over Air Barrier” Electrical Light Mounting Block

“Over Air Barrier” Electrical Light Mounting Block

• Overall Dimensions: 7 1/2” x 8 1/2”
• Base Dimensions: 5 1/2” x 6 1/2”
• ETL tested to CSA/UL for wet locations.
• Electrical base CSA/UL equivalent for 18 cubic inches
• 12/ctn

Available with Rain Screen Spacer.

$14.35$17.40

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“Over Air Barrier” Electrical Light Mounting Block

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The cladding on a home not only determines look and aesthetics, but functions as protection against the elements. Like so many homeowners have already discovered, mold can compromise the structural integrity of a building. We understand the problems that can arise from having cheap cladding on your home, so we made high-quality products that not only perform their intended function, but also look absolutely stunning on your home!

  • “Over Air Barrier” Electrical Light Mounting Block
  • Overall Dimensions: 7 1/2” x 8 1/2”
  • Base Dimensions: 5 1/2” x 6 1/2”
  • ETL tested to CSA/UL for wet locations.
  • Electrical base CSA/UL equivalent for 18 cubic inches
    • 12/ctn

Available with Rain Screen Spacer.

What is the best way to eliminate the possibility of moisture intrusion into the wall at exterior lights and plugs? Simple: just eliminate the hole! Traditionally, exterior electrical boxes are fastened to a stud in an opening through the sheathing. The electrical box itself is a large opening in the air/moisture barrier (a violation of the NBC). In an effort to eliminate this hole, professionals have used spray foam, flashing tape, and other products, all of which are costly, labour-intensive and prone to improper installation. “Over Air Barrier” Electrical Light Mounting Block puts the electrical box OUTSIDE the air/moisture barrier! Since the only penetration through the sheathing and air/moisture barrier is a 3/4” hole for the wire to pass through, it can be 100% sealed with caulking. It saves time and money while eliminating the potential for future problems. Another plus: OAB can be mounted anywhere! Because is mounted to the sheathing, not to a stud, placement can be “fine-tuned” with much more flexibility than an in the wall box.

“THIRD WAVE” accessories accommodate thickness depths of 5/8”, 3/4”, 1” & 1¼” (1.59cm to 3.18cm).