TcLip™ Thermally Broken Facade Substructure

TcLip™ Thermally Broken Facade Substructure

This Section will offer you a myriad of sources to Learn about the technology of TcLip™ for facade design and construction. When you are ready you can proceed to the next sections to Choose Products, Design and Use.

Key Attributes

  • Strongest Clip on the market  = Cost effective, easy construction with fewer clips, adjusts for subwall misalignment.
    • Fewer clips - often half the number of clips vs other systems!
    • Highest Effective R Value among leading systems.
    • Insulation installed easily and completely – have you tried custom batt sizes to speed up construction?
    • Adjustable for subwall misalignment; corrects poor framing easily.
    • No insulation stickpins.
    • Simple window, door and edge conditions. 
  • Thermally broken facade; Compliant with ASHRAE 90.1 2010.
  • Non combustible construction.

Effective R Value Chart 

Thats a 6.5-10.4% improvement, all the while installing fewer clips and enjoying faster construction. 
(source web searches March 2015) 



Simple. Put a piece of metal in the insulation and it acts like a short circuit, a leak in the boat, an open coat in winter. Thoughts were that it was not too bad. Work by Morrison Hershfield and others proved what it was doing. Its time for change.thermal bridge models 

The wall on the left shows a horizontal girt through the insulation, and the fact the girt is the same colour as the internal metal means heat is escaping the system.

System on the right is with TcLip and the external metal is cold, as cold as the exterior. No Loss.

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For the purpose of learning, please review the following

- Morrison Hershfield - Thermally Broken Design = 2 R's Wont Make Your U
- EA - Thermally Broken Facade Intro - No Product info
- EA - TcLip™





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