The AIA Corporate Architects and Facility Management (CAFM) Knowledge Community consist of architects working within and for businesses and corporations. Our mission is to share expertise in the strategic, tactical, and operational activities of real property and facilities management in order to deliver value to the owners we represent.
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Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) have been installed on over 1 million buildings in North America over the last 45 years representing over 1 billion square feet of application. As a low maintenance cladding, EIFS can require periodic cleaning, color coating and general overall inspection related to sealant joint performance and EIFS surface integrity. This program examines an EIFS cladding from a stand point of definition, composition, installation and inherent detailing as well as outlines the steps involved in adopting an EIFS cladding Renewal Program such as inspection, cleaning, sealant replacement, surface repair and coating / overcladding all focused toward maintaining EIFS clad envelope performance for the life of the building.
Introduce Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS cladding composition, installation and inherent detailing.
Outline the steps involved in a comprehensive EIFS Cladding Renewal Program.
Define EIFS overcladding and explore the many new EIFS Specialty finish options which allow for building re-branding and curb-appeal changes.
Explore how to identify EIFS cladding issue & how they should be properly addressed.#Cladding #Webinars #webinar #cafm