Optimizing Stucco Performance

Sponsored by BASF Corporation – Wall Systems

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand code changes that will effect your stucco design
  2. Learn about the advantages and tradeoff of a code minimum stucco assemble
  3. Discover how to maximize stucco for performance
  4. Communicate the advantages of specifying stucco as a system


This test is no longer available for credit
This course describes code requirements of the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code and how these changes affect a stucco wall assembly. Also the course will give an overview of ASTM C 926, the reference standard adopted by the International Building Code for stucco wall assemblies. During the course we will evaluated the advantages and tradeoffs associated with a code minimum stucco assembly, and then discuss ways in which we can optimize stucco performance beyond code.


BASF Corporation
BASF Corporation – Wall Systems


Originally published in June 2015