ATLANTA, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ – 50 Year Product Life Tops in the Industry – Sustainable construction with Energy Efficiency Sto Corp., the innovative world leading manufacturer of energy-efficient cladding systems and high performance architectural coatings, has released a life-cycle study of Sto engineered claddings systems showing they outperform other wall claddings over a full 50-year [...]
This summer, the Exterior Insulation Finish System (EIFS) Council of Canada will launch its quality assurance program (QAP) in Ontario (rollout in other provinces will occur in the fall) under the trademark EIFS Quality Assurance Program Inc. (EQI). It is the first QAP for any building cladding type in North America, according to the council. [...]
Here’s a diagram of a “dual barrier” EIFS wall cross section.
On renovations and other non-new construction, the potential for hidden problems (read: costs) is always there. This holds particularly true in renovating your siding, where you never know what condition your sustrate is in. Does this mean you should avoid the issue altogether? No. As they say in sales: Kill the monster while it’s small, before it has the chance to become full grown.