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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This study assumed the use of steel fasteners with triangular spikes mounted on the center of the EPS width as a mechanically fixed exterior insulation and finish system.
and the EIFS Industry Members Association, Atlanta, have agreed to use the combined strengths of both associations to advance the exterior insulation and finish system industry effective March 1, 2009.
Founded in 1981, the EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) is a nonprofit trade association comprised of more than 500 leading manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and applicators involved in the exterior insulation and finish system (EIFS) industry.
Exterior insulation and finish system brochure features company's new Engineered Retrofit Systems (ERS) in illustrated applications.
Granite-like finish system, Granstone Finish System, is durable, waterproof, and ideal for use as a finish coating in the ThoroWall (R) Exterior Insulation and Finish System and with other exteriors.
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS): Performance, Progress, and Innovation
The insulation project is focused on achieving thermal resistance values of R-40 or greater for exterior insulation and finish systems, which would make building facades as many as eight times more energy efficient.
This work contains papers from an October 2006 symposium on the design, construction, and maintenance of building exterior wall systems, grouped in sections on testing and evaluation techniques, rehabilitation and detailing, case studies, and exterior insulation and finish systems.
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) by Dryvit are exterior wall cladding systems that incorporate insulation as part of the build-up.
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) are multi-layered exterior wall systems that provide superior energy efficiency and offer great design flexibility.
Ever since the moisture-intrusion controversy involving exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) homes first surfaced in 1995, the insurance industry has attempted to redefine its relationship with the residential EIFS market.
The Wall Systems business of BASF Corporation, a manufacturer of exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS), stucco and air/water-resistive barriers, has introduced a new colorant for projects that require intense colors and high color retention.
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