EIFS helps preserves historic Lido Beach Towers during Hurricane Sandy
No one anticipated that all the work would also provide the building with a vital shield against the wind and water when a hurricane hit. As part of the restoration, the original stucco façade was covered with a synthetic replacement called Exterior Insulation and Finish System, or EIFS, which proved to be wind- and water-resistant. The façade performed remarkably well,” says Jordan Ruzz, a consulting engineer who worked on the original restoration and is now helping with the recovery process.
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