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Stucco / Zip System / Exterior Cladding Inspections – 4 Hours on Stucco - San Marcos

  • October 07, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Embassy Suites - 1001 E McCarty Ln, San Marcos, TX 78666
  • 74



TREC Approved CE Course #Pending Approval

This seminar is specifically targeted at building envelopes with special attention to Hard Coat and EIFS Stucco.

The purpose of the course is to provide an in-depth understanding of exterior wall finishes that serve as part of the building envelope system. The presentation will cover Manufacturer Installation Requirements, the International Residential Code, and the International Energy Conservation Code.

This presentation is designed to help the new or seasoned inspector learn more about installation and evaluation of the structures exterior cladding (exterior surface finishing). This presentation will cover the proper installation procedures for wood, fiber cement, Masonite / manufactured particle, plywood, brick, stone, stucco and EIFS cladding.

This presentation will also cover defect recognition for common and not so comment defects related to poor installation, aging, mechanical defects, manufacturers defects, etc.

This presentation will dedicate 4-hours to an in-depth coverage on Hard Coat Stucco and EIFS. You will learn how to property identify the difference between hard coat stucco and EIFS. We will take you from new installation all the way to defect recognition of an older stucco system.

Topic to be Discussed

  • Code Requirements
    • Water Resistive Barriers
    • Clearances
    • Installation
    • Flashing Details
    • Expansion Joints
    • Weep Holes
  • Wood Sidings
  • Masonite (Manufactured Partial)
  • Wood Siding (Horizontal and Vertical)
  • Plywood
  • Fiber Cement (Hardie)
  • Masonry veneers
  • Zip System Installation
  • Stucco Inspections
  • EIFS – Exterior Insulation & Finish Systems


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