Geolam® Siding System
Panels Mounted Horizontally
(Most Common, Non-vented Hat Channel) (Vented Hat Channel)
Above: Side View Illustration
When the panels are mounted horizontally,
the hat channel does not need to be vented.
When the panels are mounted vertically,the
hat channel needs to be vented for drainage.
Above: Top View Illustration
Panels Mounted Vertically
• Geolam® provided composite wood products are a long-term alternative when it comes to
• Monarch supplies the ventilated and non-ventilated Hat Channels used to install Geolam® siding
• Although Geolam® planks look and feel like real wood, they are inherently much more resistant
• Geolam® is helping to conserve the world’s rainforests and the environment in general since
wooden exterior construction
than tropical wood.
its manufacture does not involve cutting down tress, and treating and maintaining it causes
no secondary pollution.