Environmentally Friendly Products

Climate-Shield Rain Screen Wood Siding Systems
Royal Plywood Introduces Climate-Shield Rain Screen, the new standard for wood cladding systems.

The Climate-Shield Rain Screen Wood Siding System combines tried and true methods with modern rain screen technology to a create healthy, energy efficient and weather efficient rain screen wood siding system that is beautiful, effective and enduring. The design & function of the Climate-Shield Rain Screen Wood Siding System is considered a best demonstrated practice in sustainable design.

  • The beauty of natural wood siding and the reliable performance of sustainable rain screen design
  • Creates improve curb-appeal
  • Although new to Southern CA, this technology has been used in Canada & Europe for years as a system to create a better building envelope
  • Clean Face - No visible fasteners on the face
  • Minimize thermal bridging on building envelope
  • While the siding profile and design protects the structure from elements, the rain screen clip creates and unimpeded wall cavity which allows moisture to egress from inside the home, safely and efficiently
  • Allows moisture trapped within the building to readily escape, creating a healthier and more sustainable living environment
  • Keeps the envelope dry, minimizing the potential for mold and mildew
  • Available in FSC
  • High density hardwood species are sustainably harvested, beautiful and durable siding options for your rain screen system
Stocking Three Species:

Mataverde Premium
IPE Hardwood
FSC Certified

Santa Maria
FSC Certified
*additional species available

Nike's Eugene retail store with
Rain Screen/FSC Certified IPE

The best rain screen clip for exterior hardwood and softwood siding
The Climate-Shield Rain Screen Clip is the key component of the system. It eliminates the need for furring strips and creates a consistent 3/4" wall cavity behind the siding. Made in the USA from marine grade aluminum and attaches easily to your building's exterior sheathing with stainless steel screws. The strong fastening power is rated to withstand wind pressures over 180 MPH in the worst exposures and conditions.

IPE - 1 x 6 S4S Eased 4 Edges
Santa Maria - 5/4 x 6 FSC S4S Eased Edges
Machiche - 5/4 x 6 FSC S4S Eased Edges
Rain Screen Clips

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Download the Ultimate Guide to Building Green with Rain Screen Siding
Architectural Details for Climate-Shield System
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