EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA)

EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA)
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The EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) is a national non-profit technical trade association comprised of leading manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and applicators involved in exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) industry.

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This response was previous sent to RCI representatives. The tragic events of June 14 at the Grenfell Tower are subject to an ongoing investigation, that might very well result in new fire testing and codes for London. As investigators and other building experts continue to analyze next steps, others have taken advantage of this tragic event by...

The EIFS Industry Members Association is pleased to announce the release of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved EIFS standard. The title is American National Standard ANSI/EIMA 99 A – 2017. The new standard provides the minimum requirements for specifying and installing Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) and EIFS...

For More Information: E-Mail: srobinson@eima.com www.EIMA.com The new standard provides the minimum requirements for specifying and installing Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) and EIFS with Drainage. The standard used the procedures of the EIFS Industry Members Association, which are approved by ANSI. Furthermore, this standard...

While most people in the architecture and design community appreciate that EIFS deliver superior energy efficiency and exceptional design versatility, not everyone is convinced that EIFS can be counted on for durability in the face of extreme weather. Testing has confirmed that EIFS can provide exceptional durability. But beyond mathematical...

The problem: a leaking exterior with thin brick, that was resulting in pieces of the wall falling off. That was all it took to convince the owners of the Minnesota Hampton Inn there building needed a substantial renovation. The solution: the project architects quickly recommended ReVyvit by Dryvit: a complete removal and re-clad, following by the...

For More Information: E-Mail: srobinson@eima.com www.EIMA.com "Our position has always been about the health and safety of the building, and making sure the test being used appropriately reflects what's being built in the field" said Dave Johnston, executive director for EIMA. "We commend the position of the NFPA Standards Council that clearly...

If you’ve been following along lately, 2017 brought the launch of the Mesh Matters campaign. This campaign will help to educate contractors, applicators, and others about the importance of reinforcing mesh being tested and up-to-code. While mesh is only one component of the EIF system, it’s contribution to the durability of the exterior wall is...

"EIMA understands, supports, and promotes all forms of education within the EIFS industry." said Dave Johnston, executive director for EIMA. "This guide not only updates a previous edition, but greatly expands and modernizes where the industry is today. The high-resolution imagery is easy to comprehend and should help architects and contractors...

The EIFS Industry Members Association has announced the creation of a policy statement pertaining to EIFS with Drainage.
"It's imperative that we, as industry leaders, continue to provide updated guides, standards, and statements on EIFS," said David Johnston, executive director for EIMA. "The policy statement on EIFS with Drainage is just another...