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exterior insulation and finishing system

An exterior finish for a building composed of polystyrene foam covered with a synthetic stucco; this type of stucco (in contrast to traditional, porous cement-based stucco) is waterproof and is sprayed on.
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WidstrE[micro]m of Terraco believes that "while it may take some time for consultants and builders in Saudi Arabia to become accustomed to specifying and using an exterior insulation finishing systems, we notice that in most markets architects are quick to see the benefits that these sustainable building systems give.
Renovations included 500 feet of facelift to the facade of a strip mall, including new roof gables and new exterior insulation finishing system.
The exterior insulation finishing system, or EIFS - which resembles stucco or precast concrete but has a higher insulation value - rolls gently into these corners.
The range of solutions BASF provides to the GBIDA in Wujin include, thermal insulation material and exterior insulation finishing systems, eco-friendly coatings, flooring and waterproofing systems as well as waste management solutions.

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