STP Published: 1996

Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS): Materials, Properties, and Performance

Editor(s): Peter E. Nelson, Richard E. Kroll

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

Table of Contents

JB Posey, JA Vlooswyk

GL Zwayer

BL Schafer

RG Lampo, J Trovillion

MJ O'Brien, JL McKelvey, JW Rimmer

VA Demarest, SJ Gordon, DJ Montgomery

RJ Kudder, KM Lies

MF Williams, BL Williams

K Baerveldt

WM Preston

PE Nelson, ME Waltz

JRS Edgar, WC Brown, J Rousseau

TE Remmele

WF Egan, JW Iacovelli

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Developed by Committee: E06
Pages: 201
DOI: 10.1520/STP1269-EB
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5561-9
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2040-2