Manufacturing Member

  • Dryvit Systems, Inc.
  • Parex USA, Inc.
  • Sto Corp.
  • BASF Corporation

Associate Member

  • Dow Construction Chemicals
  • Plastic Components, Inc.
  • Georgia-Pacific Gypsum
  • Vinyl Corp.
  • ADFORS Saint-Gobain
  • Wind-lock Corporation
  • Poseidon Advanced Materials
  • Akzo Nobel Performance Additives
  • Graco, Inc.
  • Atlas EPS
  • Wacker Chemical Corporation
  • Arkema Coating Resins
  • Drew Foam Companies, Inc.
  • National Gypsum Company

EIFS Education

 

AWCI - EIFS Doing It Right Certification Program logo
EIFS "Doing It Right"

EIFS Doing It Right® is a national, standardized education and certificate program available from the Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry (AWCI). It is a two-day course that focuses on generic EIFS installations according to industry standards. Instruction covers the essential knowledge and techniques for correct EIFS installations and proper inspections. The content is based on industry accepted standards and best practices and is updated as the industry changes. The focus and basis of the generic instruction are class PB systems; both barrier and drainage, with an overview of class PI systems, direct applied exterior finish systems (DEFS) and acrylic finish over portland cement plaster (stucco). The program is geared to EIFS applications for new commercial construction.

There are three certificate categories, each with pre-qualifications:

Course topics include:

  • Industry Standards and Specifications
  • Material Storage and Temporary Protection
  • Substrates and Efflorescence
  • EIFS with Drainage and Flashing
  • EPS Boards, Mesh, Basecoat and Finish Coat
  • Adhesive and Mechanical Attachment
  • Joints, Sealants and Repairs
  • Inspection: Philosophy, Scheduling & Methodology, Reports
  • Design Considerations

For more information on the EIFS Doing It Right® course, please click here: www.awci.org/education/doing-it-right


Manufacturing Member

  • Dryvit Systems, Inc.
  • Parex USA, Inc.
  • Sto Corp.
  • BASF Corporation

Associate Member

  • Dow Construction Chemicals
  • Wind-lock Corporation
  • Drew Foam Companies, Inc.
  • Graco, Inc.
  • Atlas EPS
  • Akzo Nobel Performance Additives
  • Wacker Chemical Corporation
  • Plastic Components, Inc.
  • Poseidon Advanced Materials
  • Vinyl Corp.
  • Arkema Coating Resins
  • ADFORS Saint-Gobain
  • National Gypsum Company
  • Georgia-Pacific Gypsum
EIMA Initiative
EIFS: A hero in plain sight.

 

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EIFS Insurance
EIFS Insurance

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Benefits of EIFS
Benefits of EIFS

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EIFS Photo Gallery
EIFS Photo Gallery

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