exterior insulation and finish system


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exterior insulation and finish system

A cement-based synthetic material that resembles stucco and is used in the same way. It is usually abbreviated as EIFS. One widely known manufacturer is Dryvit.

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Founded in 1981, the EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) is a national non-profit technical trade association composed of leading manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and applicators involved in the exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) industry.
Founded in 1981, the EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) is a national non-profit technical trade association comprised of leading manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and applicators involved in the exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) industry.
The ORNL study determined the whole wall R-Value by testing six of the most common exterior cladding materials available in the marketplace: brick, glass stucco, pre-cast concrete, wood, and Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS).
20 /PRNewswire/ -- Building professionals and homeowners will find a wealth of useful information on synthetic stucco home exteriors (also known as Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems, or EIFS) at a new Web site launched by United States Gypsum Company (USG).
manufacturer of exterior insulation and finish systems (known as "EIFS"), today announced a tentative settlement in the North Carolina Class Action Lawsuit, Ruff v.
Gypsum Company is no longer marketing "barrier type" Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS), its Insulated Water- Management Finish Systems offer the same aesthetic appeal as EIFS while providing one crucial advantage -- they allow a means of escape for any water which penetrates the exterior of the system.
The buildings will be of steel frame construction with Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) exteriors.
ULTRA-TEX, a 100 percent acrylic-based finish, can be used with Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) as well as over new or existing concrete, stucco, or other masonry surfaces.
HSC), a manufacturer of specialty construction products such as Thoro(R) waterproofing products and coatings, Enviroseal(R) and Hydrozo(R) clear sealers, Watson Bowman Acme(R) expansion joints and Senergy(R) exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS).
and the leading manufacturer of exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) in North America, has announced the signing of an agreement this week to establish a new manufacturing and distribution venture called Dryvit Systems USA (Europe) to serve the Eastern and Central European market.
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