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Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd
on October 14,2014 in Feature

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS failures and how to prevent them; and EIFS and...

To naturally heat the perimeter at Solarlux’s new administration building in the
on September 07,2014 in Feature

When it comes to cost, performance, and aesthetics—not to mention maintenance and long-term resilience—the evaluation of cladding materials and...

For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.)
on April 16,2014 in Feature

Building Teams must focus on a number of key decisions in order to arrive at the optimal solution: repair the windows in place, remove and...

To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
on March 20,2014 in Feature

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are among the major culprits of EIFS problems. 

Image courtesy Hoffmann Architects
on March 04,2014 in Feature

Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish systems in the U.S.

on November 27,2013 in Feature

BD+C editors present a roundup of the latest technologies and applications in exterior wall systems, from a tapered metal wall installation in...

on September 09,2013 in Feature

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

on May 14,2013 in Feature

When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. Many building products consume substantial amounts...

on April 03,2013 in Feature

It is hard to talk about restoration without talking about sustainability. This two-hour interactive online course discusses the role that...

on July 13,2012 in Feature

Insulation, ceiling panels, sunshades.