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Parex USA Weatherseal Line Receives A Nod From The Air Barrier Association Of America

  Subscribe to FREE newsletter  Sep 05, 2011

Parex USA, Inc. the parent company of leading building material brands; Parex, LaHabra , El Rey Stucco, Teifs, and Merkrete today announced the WeatherSeal line has been listed by the Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA).

The Parex USA WeatherSeal line has successfully met or exceeded the multiple tests required to be evaluated and listed with the ABAA. These products include: WeatherSeal Spray and Roll-on and WeatherSeal Trowel-on.

Submitting the WeatherSeal products to the ABAA for evaluation, demonstrates Parex USA’s strong commitment to providing high-performance material solutions that meet the most stringent industry requirements. The ABAA represents credibility to the industry, as air and weather barrier solutions become an increasingly popular option for energy efficiency. This association also provides the opportunity to work with leaders in building envelope design to ensure the development of sound standards and best practices for quality application.

"The ABAA has been extremely successful in promoting the virtues and benefits of Air Barriers,” said Jamie Makuuchi, Director of Marketing. “They are becoming very influential in our industry specifications and we believe our affiliation with the ABAA should prove to be added testimonial to the quality of our products.”

Providing high-performance air and water barriers are a top priority for Parex USA to ensure that our materials contribute to:

  • Provide sustainable building enclosure design
  • Long-term operation & maintenance performance
  • Maximum energy efficiency
  • Superior protection

For more information about the complete line of Parex USA air and water resistive products, please visit any of the Parex USA brand websites through

About Parex USA, Inc.

Parex USA, Inc., a California Corporation, is a subsidiary of the ParexGroup, a division of Materis, S.A., a French Corporation. The ParexGroup is one of the world's leading manufacturers of specialty chemicals and ready-to-use mortars for the construction industry. With over 45 manufacturing sites in 18 countries the ParexGroup employs more than 2,700 industry professionals who are the corner stone of this thriving global organization. For more information regarding Parex USA, Inc. visit

About the Air Barrier Association of America

The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) is a national, not-for-profit trade organization dedicated to education and outreach, technical standards and quality assurance for the air barrier industry. Members consist of manufacturers, contractors, design professionals, consultants, testing agencies and other industry allies. ABAA is a central educational resource to the industry on various topics as they relate to air barriers, building envelope and energy efficiency. ABAA works to support standards, energy efficient building codes and research. ABAA's Quality Assurance Program is a unique and comprehensive program to deal with the effective installation of various air barrier technologies. The program consists of contractor accreditation, training, installer certification, quality control audits, coupled with a complete quality management system to provide assurance the air barrier is installed right, the first time!

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