EIFS: When the Goal is Resiliency

An underestimated cladding system that’s begging for the limelight. Walls and Ceilings Magazine, Scott Robinson, March 2019

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EIFS Briefs

Newsletter of the EIFS Industry Members Association. January/ February 2019

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Take the Stucco Off: Exterior Stucco and EIFS Claddings The problem with the “take it all off” mentality

Take it off, take it all off. These words are typically not heard on a construction site, but increasingly, we hear this phrase coming out of the mouths of our industry experts. Walls and Ceilings magazine, Albert Carillo 2-1-19

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Avoiding Stucco Buckets

Changes of plane and intersections present moisture-management challenges. Journal of Light Construction, Tyler LeClear Vachta, John Koester, November 2018

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Fireproof homes could be the answer to massive wildfires across the West


If it’s possible to build a fireproof house, Robert Balzebre is convinced his stunning three-story personal sanctuary perched in the Hollywood Hills would qualify.
USA Today, Chris Woodyard, August 2018

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Wood-Based Sheathing for Stucco Cladding

“Stucco doesn’t crack; breaking is a common misconception about a well-used coating.”
Walls and Ceilings Magazine, Terry Kastner, January 6, 2019


AC Hotel by Marriott at Westshore Tampa

“Westshore Tampa is an ever-growing business district which includes Tampa International Airport”
EIMA Blog, December 27, 2018


How to Specify: Stucco

“Stucco can take any color and adapt to any shape, from flat boxes to doubly curved fantasias”
Architizer, Jake Balderrama Morley, December 2018



Punched Openings

Building Science Corp., BSI-104, Joe Lstiburek Ph.D, P.Eng., April 16, 2018.

Windows and doors are “holes” in the “sheet-like walls” of buildings. Hence the term “punched openings”. Too often window and door openings are a “sucker punch” to contractors and engineers.


Grenfell Cladding Safety Downgraded Before Fire

Fire and Risk Management
April 6, 2018

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