Rain-Screen Walls: a Better Way to Install Siding
Spacing the siding away from the housewrap promotes ventilation and drainage for long-lasting siding and paint
A description of how to build a rain-screen wall, a method of holding siding slightly away from the side of the house to promote air circulation while allowing both siding and paint to last longer.
From Fine Homebuilding137
, pp. 86-91
March 1, 2001