Figure 4.6.8 shows the connection between a metal panel wall and a window (Brand). In order to
make an airtight connection between the inner liner and the window frame a flexible membrane is
sealed to the liner and to the frame. The outside of the air barrier is insulation with foam to keep it
Figure 4.6.8 Wall / Window Connection (Brand)
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