Prefabricated EIFS-Clad Panel Assemblies

Design Considerations and Benefits of a Panelized Approach
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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by Tremco Construction Products Group
Presented by Rick Bunting and Shelly Morrison

Learning Objectives:

  1. Assess the benefits of prefabrication versus in-field application of EIFS cladding systems.
  2. Describe design and construction considerations when incorporating prefabricated EIFS panels into a new or renovation project.
  3. Recognize the three common types of prefabricated EIFS panels and be able to incorporate panel configurations effectively into building envelope designs.
  4. Identify the performance, constructability and durability characteristics of prefabricated exterior wall panels using EIFS cladding.


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This course addresses in detail the characteristics of prefabricated EIFS panel systems and differences compared to typical field installed EIFS. Three primary prefabricated EIFS panel types are discussed including the advantages of each, as well as typical design considerations for a panelized construction approach.

Photo courtesy of Dryvit Systems, Inc.

Rick Bunting brings more than 40 years of experience in commercial and residential construction specializing in all aspects of EIFS, specialty coatings, ornamental and venetian plaster and light gauge exterior wall panel systems. His experience ranges from installation, sales and sales management to distribution, both retail and wholesale, with extensive training throughout the U.S. and Europe. Rick previously served as an independent consultant specializing in exterior wall systems and a regional sales manager for Eastern Exterior Wall Systems Inc.

Shelly Morrison is an accomplished marketing professional with a full spectrum of expertise through years of experience in product management, channel management, and market research in the commercial construction and industrial segments. She has been with Tremco for over six years and is currently focused on the Dryvit and NewBrick product lines.


Tremco Construction Products Group Tremco Construction Products Group (CPG) brings together Tremco Incorporated’s Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing and Roofing & Building Maintenance operating divisions; Dryvit Systems, Inc.; Nudura Inc.; Willseal; Weatherproofing Technologies, Inc. and Weatherproofing Technologies Canada, Inc. Structures with Tremco CPG systems are easier to build and maintain, virtually impervious to the elements, and can provide any look desired.
Originally published in December 2020