STP 1269 is the first publication of its kind featuring extensive information on the components, characteristics and effectiveness of EIFS. 14 peer reviewed papers cover the following key categories:
Performance of EIF System--4 papers examine Canadian field performance, why EIFS systems succeed and fail, an extensive look at U.S. Army Facilities and fire resistance
Evaluation of Surface Coating--Such topics as water resistance, and exterior crack-bridging prediction are discussed in 4 papers
Evaluation of Joints, Flashing and Rainscreen Technolog--Issues including alternatives in sealant systems, water penetration and resistance and various performance test methods are explored in five papers
Costs--A comprehensive paper delves into cost forecasting methods for an exterior insulation and finish system
EIFS: Canadian Field Performance
Posey J., Vlooswyk J.
Use of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems on U.S. Army Facilities
Lampo R., Trovillion J.
Predicting Exterior Crack-Bridging Performance of Textured Elastomeric Coatings
Demarest V., Gordon S., Montgomery D.
Comparison of Class PB EIFS Lamina Water Transmission Test Methods
Kudder R., Lies K.
EIFS — Surface-Sealed Wall Systems That Need Flashings
Nelson P., Waltz M.
Noncombustible, Pressure-Equalized Rainscreen Technology to Reduce Leaking in Eifs
Brown W., Edgar J., Rousseau J.
Projected Life Cycle Costs of an Exterior Insulation and Finish System
Egan W., Iacovelli J.
Paper ID: STP1269-EB