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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. 

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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.

Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
on November 12,2013 in Feature

Building envelope expert Bradley Carmichael of Hoffmann Architects explains how rainscreen wall systems work and evaluates the effectiveness of...

on September 15,2013 in Feature

This course will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion and explain how fiber cement panels can be used as a rain screen to reduce...

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...

AIA Rainscreens BD+C DEcember 2011
on December 10,2011 in Feature

Rainscreen system installed at the west building expansion of the University of Arizona’s Meinel Optical Sciences Center in Tucson, with its...

on November 08,2011 in Feature

Originally built in 1973, the building had received several alterations over the years but the progressive deterioration caused by the harsh salt...

on October 14,2011 in Feature

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and passing the online exam.

on July 22,2011 in Feature

Expert advice on how to control wasteful air leakage in the building envelope.

Dow Building Solutions
on December 20,2010 in Product Review

Looking to save money on capital costs and energy on Syracuse University’s new Carmelo K. Anthony Basketball Center, local firm King &...