Exterior Insulation and Finishing System (EIFS)
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems is an insulating, decorative and protective finish system for exterior walls that can be installed on any type of construction. It is the only exterior wall covering that insulates and provides weather protection in a selection of shapes, colors, and textures that can replicate almost any architectural style or finish material, or stand by itself as an architectural finish. While similar in appearance to stucco, EIFS is an exterior cladding system that consists of components and installation requirements very different from traditional stucco.
EIFS also requires very different care and maintenance than its “look-alike” cousin, traditional stucco
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In Australia RMAX are leaders in the manufacture of panels suitable for eifs application. They produce a range of products that assist architects and building professionals achieve the crucial six star energy rating.