Chart: 85% of Builders Expect Labor Problems to Persist in 2020

Cost and availability of labor topped the list of problems builders faced in 2019, and is expected to return to the number one spot in 2020. NAHB/ SBC Magazine, February 7, 2020

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Lightweight Prefabricated Insulation Panels

StoPanel Delivers Improved Comfort with Minimal Disruption in Six-Story Office Building Restoration Project. Walls and Ceilings Magazine, Michael Reese, 2-21-20.

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Stucco Applications on CI Systems

Stucco Opportunities Within the International Energy Conservation Code. Walls and Ceilings Magazine, Chris Little, 2-21-20

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Market Value of Air Barriers Beyond USD $15 Billion in 2020

With green building technology entering the mainstream and eco-home concepts spreading their roots faster than ever, the need for designing high-performance building envelopes is repeatedly highlighted. Walls and Ceilings Magazine, Arijit Chakraborty, January 9, 2020

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Nonresidential Building Spending to Grow Through 2020

Nonresidential construction spending on buildings is projected to grow by just 1.5 percent through 2020. Building Enclosure January 28, 2020

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Sto Corp. Names New CEO

Sto Corp., the innovative world leader in full system facades, prefabrication, air barriers, coatings, and restoration solutions, announced today that Jose R. Berlingeri has been named President and Chief Executive Officer, Sto Americas. Building Enclosure, January 28, 2020

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Video: Continuous Insulation Important for Net Zero

From affordable student housing to high-infill offices, a rapidly accelerating building trend is the proliferation of zero energy buildings. US Department of Energy, Better Building December 3, 2019. Posted by SBC Magazine

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Take the Stucco Quiz

How much do you know about stucco? Test your knowledge with this quiz from Walls & Ceilings. Posted 12-4-19

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EIFS Industry Releases Advocacy Guide

EIMA has developed a great educational package of information on (E)xterior (I)nsulation (F)inish (S)ystems. If you are new to EIFS, or simply want to brush up on the facts about the BEST Continuous Insulation system known, start here. EIMA Blog, September 2019

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Using Polyiso Insulation as a WRB

How Polyiso Provides more Benefits than Just Continuous Insulation. Building Enclosure, Tom Robertson November 8, 2019

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