ASTM C1063 is the Standard Speciﬁcation for Installation of Lathing and Furring to Receive Interior and Exterior Portland Cement-Based Plaster. Currently the Minnesota Building Code recognizes ASTM C1063 – 08, so this new version does not apply, it doesn’t however mean you shouldn’t be aware of changes.
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
“If you aren’t expecting it, Allianz Field looks like an alien mother ship strategically landed at an area known as ‘Midway’ between Minneapolis and St. Paul.” – Walls and Ceilings Magazine, Steve Pedracine, MN Lath & Plaster Bureau, October 2018
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
“Everyone is running around sealing the outside of buildings and the term “air barrier” has gone from obscurity to buzz word in less than a decade. But if you look at the physics we are sealing the wrong walls…” Building Science Corp., Joe Lstiburek, December 18, 2018