Air Barrier Association of America Quality Assurance Program

What is the Site Quality Assurance Program? Air Barrier Association of America

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Stucco Manufacturers Assoc. Online Video Training Now Available

SMA will offer online video training and certification to stucco installers. Take a glimpse at our introduction to the upcoming 7-part training modules. Stucco Manufacturers Association 9-2020

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New Report Reveals Dramatic Energy Efficiency Impacts

Gains in lighting and space heating efficiency have decreased energy intensity in commercial buildings, but demand in other areas is driving increased commercial energy use overall. Building Enclosure/ Rebecca Price/ March 20, 2020

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IIBEC Releases New Manual of Practice

The 2020 IIBEC Manual of Practice: Roofing, Waterproofing, and Exterior Wall Consulting and Quality Observation. Building Enclosure, February 3, 2020

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Impact Resistant EIFS: Tough and Tested

New guide from the EIFS Industry Members Association extolling the benefits of EIFS and how simple modification can improve it’s impact resistance dramatically. Posted 6-22-19


The 2019 U.S. Stucco Market Report

US Census Data/ Regional Data/ Trends & Predictions for the Stucco Market. Stucco Manufacturers Association. Posted 5-27-19

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ASTM C1063 – 2019

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.

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Stucco Resource Guide – 4th Edition (2016)

First published in 1997 as the first comprehensive manual to designing and building with stucco, the Stucco Resource Guide covers all scopes or stucco work – Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau

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New “Guide to EIFS with Drainage Detailing”

EIFS Industry Members Association has published a new “Guide to EIFS with Drainage Detailing” with exquisite high- resolution three dimensional illustrations.