STANDARD FOR EXTERIOR INSULATION AND FINISH SYSTEMS (EIFS) – INSTALLATION OF EIFS COMPONENTS AND WATER RESISTIVE BARRIER
1.1 This Standard contains requirements for the installation of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems
(EIFS) that meet the material and system requirements of CAN/ULC-S716.1 and the design requirements
1.2 This standard applies to the installation of the EIFS components. It does not apply to the installation
of the substrate.
1.3 This standard applies to the installation of EIFS for the cladding of walls and apart from decorative
projections, does not apply to the installation of EIFS on horizontal surfaces exposed to direct
1.4 This standard does not address the qualifications and skills that an EIFS installer should possess.
1.5 This standard does not address the structural design or integrity of the substrate to which the EIFS is
to be attached.
1.6 This document does not purport to address all the health and safety aspects associated with its use.
Anyone using this Standard has the responsibility to consult the appropriate authorities and to establish
health and safety practices, in conjunction with any existing applicable regulatory requirements, prior to its