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What does the acronym “EIFS” stand for?

Tuesday, March 18, 2014


What was the main improvement to the original EIFS design that resolved the problems of moisture in buildings?

Friday, March 14, 2014


An old-fashioned EIFS system without the incorporation of a drainage plane is now called by what name?

Thursday, October 31, 2013


What is another name for Portland cement plaster?

Thursday, August 1, 2013


True or false: A barrier EIFS system creates a means of water drainage between the wall cladding and the insulation board.

Friday, February 22, 2013


True or false: A three-year study by Oak Ridge National Laboratory found that EIFS performed better in resisting moisture and acting as a thermal barrier than other wall assemblies, such as stucco, brick, concrete block, and cement board.

Friday, January 25, 2013


What organization grants the EIFSmart Contractor Seal to contractors that install Exterior Insulating and Finishing Systems (EIFS)?

Friday, August 3, 2012


What does EIFS stand for?

Thursday, January 12, 2012


True or false: EIFS outperformed cement board, stucco, brick, and concrete block for moisture resistance and insulation in a three-year Department of Energy study concluding in 2006.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011


True or false: Textured acrylic finishes are often used on EIFS cladding materials.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011


True or false: Substrates low in tensile strength, such as EIFS, require low-modulus sealants.

Friday, March 4, 2011


True or false: Textured Acrylic Finishes (TAFS) are applied as a topcoat for an EIFS cladding system.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010


True or false: EIFS (exterior insulating and finishing system) often includes an air barrier, an insulation layer, a reinforced polymer cement basecoat, and a textured finish coat

Monday, October 11, 2010


True or false: SSPC has a standard on evaluating the qualifications of EIFS (Engineered Insulation and Finishing Systems) installation companies and a program to certify these companies.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010


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