EIFS Online Course
"Properties and Benefits of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems"
EIMA is the proud sponsor of an AIA and USGBC approved online course on the "Properties and Benefits of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems". This primer on EIFS, which AIA members can take to earn 1 LU/HSW, can be seen at www.hanleywooduniversity.com.
Course Overview:The presentation first addresses the principal features of EIFS and looks at how EIFS with its excellent sustainable qualities can benefit both new construction and the renovation of existing buildings. Next is a description and review of two independent government agency studies on the hygrothermal performance and life cycle analysis of EIFS. This is followed by a discussion of the benefits of continuous exterior insulation and finally, discussion on how EIFS can contribute to LEED certification.