The $100 million Element Music Row high-rise luxury apartments in midtown Nashville opened last year, offering a generous helping of modern, upscale amenities for plugged-in professionals deep in the heart of the Country Music capital … Read more
Whether it’s to improve a building’s appearance or to meet new energy codes, exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) provides several benefits. If ever there was a time to choose EIFS, it’s right now. Over … Read more
In case you missed this research, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and supported by the Department of Energy, has validated that EIFS are the “best performing cladding” in relation to thermal and moisture control when compared … Read more
From performance to overall environmental impact, EIFS continues to provide cladding qualities that competitors just can’t match. Read more
Cost savings, energy efficient, sustainable, one warranty, a single trade, and several finishes rarely all seem to be on the table at once. The use of EIFS, more specifically Dryvit’s Outsulation® Plus MD System, showed each of these were attainable and more.
Completed in 2007, The Stratford at Kenwood, Cincinnati, OH appears to be a combination of several building materials, but in fact is all EIFS. Dryvit’s TerraNeo® finish, Lymestone™ finish and DPR™ finish were used across the building’s 180,000 sq/ft to showcase the appearances of granite, limestone, and stucco. Beyond the noticeable aesthetic appeal, the EIFS provided cost savings that would be near impossible to achieve with heavier materials.