Renovations included 500 feet of facelift to the facade of a strip mall, including new roof gables and new exterior insulation finishing system
. The design was provided by Landry Architects and took two months to complete.
The exterior insulation finishing system
, or EIFS - which resembles stucco or precast concrete but has a higher insulation value - rolls gently into these corners.
Sto Corp's renovation team added expanded polystyrene from the outside in a 100,000-square-foot exterior insulation finishing system
(EIFS), a lightweight, architecturally designed synthetic cladding system that combines foam plastic insulation with thin coatings in one integrated package.
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.