EIFS History – Exterior Insulation and Finish System

A Little History

EIFS has been around for about 60 years now, but only been popular here in America since the 70’s . EIFS took commercial building by strom, prices soon fell and the EIFS product was affordable for every bussiness owner. Nearly one in very ten buildings in America features EIFS on the building. It was not long and the EIFS clad home was introduced. The EIFS industry moved into the residential market in the 80’s.  The application of EIFS has dymaticly changed due to the merge into the residential market after all building a home is much different that building a commericial building. It would only be resonable to assume the EIFS application would have to be modified for this new application. And after some growing pains the EIFS industry has perfected the residential application.

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EIFS out preforms brick, stucco, concrete block and cementitious fiber board siding

EIFS out preforms brick, stucco, concrete block and cementitious fiber board siding

The Hygrothermal Performance of Exterior Wall Systems: Key Points of the Oak
Ridge National Laboratory NET Facilities Research Project

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