EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA)

EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) Founded in 1981, the EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) is a national non-profit technical trade association. Founded in 1981, 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.

EIMA is headquartered in Falls Church, Va., and promotes the advancement and growth of the EIFS industry.

Mission: EIMA supports the industry by developing consensus technical, training, installation, and design standards for use by architects, designers, code bodies and officials, and other technical associations, by monitoring and positively influencing government actions, by working to assure the long-term availability of qualified contractors, and by providing other member services as appropriate. EIMA Objectives ■Developing and contributing to the development of standards. ■Publishing up-to-date technical and general reports. ■Maintaining liaisons with industry, educational and government organizations at all levels. ■Educating designers, installers, and government officials about the advantages of EIFS and its qualities. ■Providing a forum for solutions and new ideas. ■Collecting and publishing industry statistics. ■Being a catalyst for research on EIFS. ■Removing obstacles to the use of EIFS. ■Protecting EIFS from erroneous claims and publicity. ■Creating and distributing authoritative information about EIFS. ■Increasing industry participation through a larger membership under the guidance of a Membership Committee.

The new EIFS Briefs is out. Who's ready for the November Virtual Meeting?
10/28/2020
September/October | EIMA

The new EIFS Briefs is out.

Who's ready for the November Virtual Meeting?

Here are a few of the articles featured in EIMA's September/October issue of our EIFS Briefs Newsletter:-Fall Virtual Meeting Features 2021 Construction Industry Economic Outlook -Nominations Now Open for 2020 EIFS Hero Awards -October EIFS Industry Meetings

Call for Entries: The 2020 EIFS Hero Awards are coming.
10/15/2020
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Call for Entries: The 2020 EIFS Hero Awards are coming.

EIMA is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for the 2020 EIFS Hero Awards. The EIFS Hero Awards Program recognizes outstanding projects in the EIFS industry in a variety of building categories. Award winning entries will demonstrate the unique attributes of exterior insulation and finish system...

The ability of EIFS to adapt to any type of architecture with exterior finishes in virtually any color makes the system ...
10/14/2020
Better Cladding, Better Price, Better Building – EIMA

The ability of EIFS to adapt to any type of architecture with exterior finishes in virtually any color makes the system an uncontested industry champion.

Better Cladding, Better Price, Better Building February 15, 2018 0 comments An architectural product or system that ensures maximum energy efficiency, is less expensive than many of it’s competitor products, and meets the code in every community from coast to coast, may seem too good to be true. T...

EIFS is the energy efficient - green choice. It can often be difficult to meet green building requirements, EIFS makes t...
10/07/2020
It’s not always easy being green, but when choosing EIFS it can be! – EIMA

EIFS is the energy efficient - green choice. It can often be difficult to meet green building requirements, EIFS makes things easy.

It’s not always easy being green, but when choosing EIFS it can be! March 17, 2015 0 comments As Kermit the Frog would say, “It’s not easy being green.” He clearly was unfamiliar with the exterior wall cladding system, EIFS. Today, green can mean the color of a frog, clothing you wear on St....

Save the date! The very first EIMA Virtual Fall Membership Meeting was just announced.
10/06/2020

Save the date! The very first EIMA Virtual Fall Membership Meeting was just announced.

Architects don't just design buildings, they inspire others with their designs. The EIFS Industry Members Association is...
09/30/2020

Architects don't just design buildings, they inspire others with their designs. The EIFS Industry Members Association is currently offering complimentary membership to AIA registered architects.

Join now: https://www.eima.com/join/architect-designer

Is climate change, green building techniques, and energy efficiency what you're focused on? We want to help you achieve ...
09/21/2020

Is climate change, green building techniques, and energy efficiency what you're focused on? We want to help you achieve these goals. EIMA is offering complimentary membership to AIA registered architects.

Join now: http://eima.com/join/architect…

Calling all Architects! Do you know the latest technical advances, specifications, and details for Exterior Insulation a...
09/18/2020

Calling all Architects! Do you know the latest technical advances, specifications, and details for Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS)? EIMA is offering complimentary membership to AIA registered architects. EIFS. Join now: eima.com/join/architect… #Architects

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Happy National Trade Worker's Day!
09/18/2020
Showcasing Pride in the Trades to a New Generation of Workers

Happy National Trade Worker's Day!

Where does one start? How about right around 7,500 B.C. when individuals in Jordan began using a form of plaster on interior walls? The Egyptians followed with the pyramids, then the Greeks, the Romans, and the many ensuing advancements that have brought us here today.For some, the period a decade a...

Take a look at how creative architects can be. Here's the 2018 EIFS Hero of the Year Award winner. The bold design demon...
09/14/2020

Take a look at how creative architects can be. Here's the 2018 EIFS Hero of the Year Award winner. The bold design demonstrates the flexibility that can be accomplished by an architect using EIFS. Green building techniques never looked so good. The EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) is offering complimentary membership to AIA registered architects. Join today…and stay in the know about EIFS. https://www.eima.com/join/architect-designer

The growing popularity of EIFS is due to the fact that few, if any, competitive materials offer such a wide range of des...
09/14/2020
Benefits of EIFS | EIMA

The growing popularity of EIFS is due to the fact that few, if any, competitive materials offer such a wide range of desirable product benefits. Chief among these are superior energy efficiency and virtually unlimited design flexibility.

The growing popularity of EIFS is due to the fact that few, if any, competitive materials offer such a wide range of desirable product benefits. Chief among these are superior energy efficiency and virtually unlimited design flexibility.

Calling all Architects! Do you know the latest technical advances, specifications, and details for Exterior Insulation a...
09/10/2020

Calling all Architects! Do you know the latest technical advances, specifications, and details for Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS)? This superior exterior wall cladding system not only meets stringent continuous insulation energy code requirements, but delivers important performance benefits and allows unbelievable design freedom. The EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) is offering complimentary membership to AIA registered architects. Join today…and stay in the know about EIFS. https://www.eima.com/join/architect-designer

09/08/2020
Panel: Advancing and Selling the Best-Ever Wall Cladding

This is a must watch panel discussion from the 2020 EIMA Annual Meeting. Hear from an architect, distributor, and contractor, as to why they use EIFS.

A panel discussion moderated by Albert Carillo (Western Wall and Ceiling Contractors Association) during the 2020 EIMA Annual Meeting. The panelists discusse...

08/22/2020
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(Video Interview) For those who aren’t familiar with EIMA, Robinson explains just what it is, what it does and how a contractor can benefit from it. For those of you who are familiar with EIMA, Robinson discusses changes to the association, what the rest of the year will look like and more.

Robinson and W&C’s team also discuss the inherent labor shortage the industry is dealing with, and Robinson explains what EIMA’s team is doing in order to combat that.

08/11/2020
Tremco Live Episode 14: EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA)

EIMA staff, Scott Robinson, recently had the opportunity to discuss the association and EIFS with Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing on their weekly Tremco Live broadcast.

Marcy is joined this week by special guest, EIMA's Scott Robinson, to talk about the past, present and future of the EIFS industry. Tremco Live is a weekly v...

EIMA staff will be joining Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing on Friday!
08/05/2020

EIMA staff will be joining Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing on Friday!

As popular building materials, EIFS and stucco seem aesthetically similar, and many believe they have the same basic pro...
07/27/2020
Setting Straight a Cladding Conundrum: EIFS vs. Stucco – EIMA

As popular building materials, EIFS and stucco seem aesthetically similar, and many believe they have the same basic properties, save one being an acrylic version of the other. However, EIFS and stucco couldn’t be more different, starting from the most basic level to the final, completed building system.

Insurance Market Conditions for the Construction Industry – EIMA
07/22/2020
Insurance Market Conditions for the Construction Industry – EIMA

Insurance Market Conditions for the Construction Industry – EIMA

Insurance Market Conditions for the Construction Industry June 11, 2020 0 comments Obtaining insurance for construction industry risks is going to be more difficult over the next year. That’s the consensus of a panel of insurance industry executives that was featured at the recent Construction Ris...

If you're considered a career in the construction industry, the time is now. Be part of the generation to help shape the...
07/15/2020
Construction Labor Pool Increases During Pandemic | GlobeSt

If you're considered a career in the construction industry, the time is now. Be part of the generation to help shape the future commercial and residential markets in the US.

In May, the construction industry added 500,000 new jobs, the biggest increase in decades.

May and June were busy, and there are no signs of slowing. Take a look at all the action in the latest EIFS Briefs.
07/02/2020
May/June | EIMA

May and June were busy, and there are no signs of slowing. Take a look at all the action in the latest EIFS Briefs.

Here are a few of the articles featured in EIMA's May/June issue of our EIFS Briefs Newsletter:-EIMA Goes Live with EIFS Hero Awards - Brochure Coming Soon! -EIMA Releases Covid-19 Suggestions -EIMA Elects New Board of Directors Members

New on the EIMA website.
06/26/2020
EIMA Releases EIFS Jobsite Suggestions for Returning to Work

New on the EIMA website.

The EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) is continuing to provide resources, tools, and information to the EIFS industry that helps companies safely operate as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present its challenges. The latest resource can be found on EIMA’s COVID-19 resource page, which ha...

Did you know: The global warming impact and carbon footprint of EIFS is 3 times smaller than stucco and 5 times smaller ...
06/25/2020
Setting Straight a Cladding Conundrum Part Two: EIFS vs. Brick – EIMA

Did you know: The global warming impact and carbon footprint of EIFS is 3 times smaller than stucco and 5 times smaller than brick. bit.ly/3ewBb9U

Setting Straight a Cladding Conundrum Part Two: EIFS vs. Brick August 25, 2016 0 comments When it comes to EIFS, energy efficiency is king. As a continuous insulation system, EIFS has the unique ability to provide a level of thermal efficiency that no other cladding system can duplicate. With fewer....

As we continue to try and close the skilled labor gap, educating students on construction opportunities is key.
06/15/2020
Programs offered to give students construction industry training

As we continue to try and close the skilled labor gap, educating students on construction opportunities is key.

Due to COVID-19, the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia is bringing awareness to students virtually by hosting education programs on social media.

To the untrained – and sometimes trained – eye, Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS) and Stucco often appear as ...
06/10/2020
Setting Straight a Cladding Conundrum: EIFS vs. Stucco – EIMA

To the untrained – and sometimes trained – eye, Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS) and Stucco often appear as one and the same. As popular building materials, EIFS and stucco seem aesthetically similar, and many believe they have the same basic properties, save one being an acrylic version of the other. However, EIFS and stucco couldn’t be more different, starting from the most basic level to the final, completed building system.

Maybe now is the time to put your skills to the test and become a craftsman.
06/10/2020
EIMA Initiative: Be an EIFS craftsman | EIMA

Maybe now is the time to put your skills to the test and become a craftsman.

The 'trowel trades' are among the oldest and most respected trades on the North American continent. These trades can be adapted to meet a number of construction needs. Specialized craftsmen in the arts of installation and finishing put their talents to use in creating stunning artisan-like results.....

06/01/2020
Construction Builds Communities

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Construction brings us together. By creating the places we live, work and play, construction builds communities. Discover the game-changing opportunities in ...

Is it the urge to have your fingerprints on an architectural marvel? Or, is it based on the continuous love for building...
06/01/2020
Calling All Contractors! – EIMA

Is it the urge to have your fingerprints on an architectural marvel? Or, is it based on the continuous love for building things? Maybe it’s just the feeling that you look great in a hardhat. No matter the reason, your role in the building and construction industry is one that cannot be ignore.

Have you taken advantage of the educational opportunities from EIMA? Over the past couple months, we've seen an increase...
05/29/2020
EIFS Education | EIMA

Have you taken advantage of the educational opportunities from EIMA? Over the past couple months, we've seen an increased number of people looking for information about EIFS.

The EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education systems. One-half (0.5) Continuing Education System (CES) Learning Units are earned for successful completion of this program. If you are an AIA member, this will be r...

Today we honor and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Happy Memorial Day.
05/25/2020

Today we honor and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Happy Memorial Day.

From advocacy efforts to a new COVID-19 resource page, this edition of EIFS Briefs shouldn't be missed.
04/30/2020
March/April | EIMA

From advocacy efforts to a new COVID-19 resource page, this edition of EIFS Briefs shouldn't be missed.

Here are a few of the articles featured in EIMA's March/April issue of our EIFS Briefs Newsletter:-EIMA Advocates for EIFS and Construction to U.S. Governors -Covid-19 Resource Page Goes Live -NYC Code Revision Continues During Pandemic

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Home insurers that accept homes with EIFS?
I need 6 EIFS men on 2 different Target stores in Wisconsin starting the first Sunday in July. 50 hours and can.move you around the state from 1 job to the next. Motel provided
Do You have a EIFS member in South Carolina you can recommend? Spartanburg/ Greenville area. Thanks