Recapping EIFS Briefs

Fireworks were bursting, hot dogs were cooking, and the sun was shining so there’s a good chance you weren’t paying attention to your email – and rightfully so!


In case you missed the most recent edition of EIFS Briefs, here is a summary of the May-June edition:


EIMA Attends High Performance Building Week in Washington, DC

In early June, organizations, members of Congress, and others joined together for High-Performance Building Week in Washington, DC… more

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ASTM Working on Air Barrier Standard

The ASTM Subcommittee on Air Leakage and Ventilation Performance, E -6.41, conducted a “virtual” subcommittee meeting via conference call on June 22. The purpose of the call was to address the new proposed changes in the draft standard specification that is now being developed… more


EIMA Establishes Insurance Task Force

the EIMA Advocacy Committee, chaired by Buck Buchanan, set up an Insurance Task Force. The purpose of the task force is to take actions to improve the availability of affordable insurance…

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Energy Efficiency Conference Brings Together Top Policy Officials

The EE Global Conference was held on May 12 and 13 in Washington, DC. This annual conference, organized by the Alliance to Save Energy, brings together high-ranking policy influencers and decision-makers from around the world to discuss energy efficiency and energy use trends. More

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Senator Chris Coons addressing the room at EE Global


Frank McGovern, Strong Supporter of EIFS and EIMA, Passes

Vela Insurance Services reported to EIMA that Frank McGovern, Senior Vice President and Eastern Regional Executive of Vela, passed away on May 12. More


EIMA Meets with County Executives Association

EIMA staff has met with Michael Griffin, the executive director of the Association of County Executives.


EIMA Offers Support for ICC Building Safety Month

This year, “Resilient Communities Start with Building Codes” was the motto of the 35th annual ICC Building Safety Month.

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Minnesota Bans Flame Retardants, Excludes Building Materials

On May 19, Minnesota’s Governor, Mark Dayton, signed the nation’s most restrictive flame retardant legislation into law.


EIMA Welcomes New Members

EIMA introduces 7 new members.


Distributor in the Spotlight: Phil Catalano

An email blast, followed by a personal note and all of a sudden EIMA has seven (7) new contractor members. More

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Hope this catches you up with the last two months, there is a lot more to come in the next couple. Industry News Briefs and EIFS in the Spotlight are just around the corner!