news archives 2017


The Misconception Series - Spray Applied Fireproofing,
Let's Fix Construction, Elias Saltz, October, 2017 Click Here

Why EIFS Has Become a Popular Choice for Hotels and Resorts EIMA, Scott Robinson, September 2017 Click Here

It's All Relative Building Science Corp., Joe Lstiburek Ph.D., P.Eng., ASHRAE Fellow, 9-26-17."Magic and Mystery of the Water Molecule...It is just shocking, just shocking that some molecules have a positive electrical charge and a negative electrical charge..." Click Here

The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway  Walls and Ceilings Magazine, Mike Griffin, September, 2017. "Weather has a significant effect on the application requirements and nuances of plaster/stucco. Contributing factors include temperature, humidity, wind and sun exposure." Click Here

The Remarkable Resiliency and Durability of EIFS EIFS Industry members Association 9-12-17. Click Here

Great Fire of London Building Science Corp., Joe Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng., ASHRAE Fellow, August 10, 2017. Click Here

100 Years of Ceilings and Walls Association of the Walls and Ceilings Industry, Mark L. Johnson, August, 2017. Click Here

Combining Sheathing With a WRB and Air Barrier Green Building Advisor, Peter Yost, June 22, 2017. Click Here

EIFS Litigation Claims Update Good news! Updated survey of EIMA, EIFS manufacturers shows greatly reduced litigation claims. EIFS Briefs, The EIFS Industry Members Association, May 2017. Click Here

Four W's: Optimizing Wall Performance with Continuous Insulation
Walls and Ceilings Magazine, JR Babineau, February 1, 2017. Click Here

A Specific Comparison: EPS and XPS Walls and Ceilings Magazine, Jason Burgess, February 1, 2017. Click Here

In the News: Assessing the Energy and Moisture Effects of EIFS
EIFS Industry Members Association, February 23, 2017. Click Here

Designing Effective Insulation The Construction Specifier, John Edgar, September 2016. Click Here see page 48

They All Laughed at Fulton and his steamboat
Hershey and his chocolate bar....
Building Science Corp. Joseph Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng., ASHRAE Fellow, January 2015. Click Here

EIFS in the Spotlight: Project Saves Nearly $200K!
EIFS Industry Members Associationuild, December 06, 2016. Click Here

Altered States and Queen Victoria Building Science Corporation, Joe Lstiburek Ph.D, December 15, 2016

"We are building out of engineered wood which is pretty much an insult to both engineers and to wood. I call it "was wood". It was wood once...but not anymore. We don't even see plywood much anymore. Oriented strand board (OSB) is ubiquitous. I call OSB the spam
of wood. I call spam the OSB of luncheon meats...." Click Here




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