The focus is on EIFS applications for new construction. Although this course does not specifically deal with EIFS on existing buildings, knowledge of proper system installation is crucial to understanding EIFS, be it during installation or review thereafter.
While learning proper application procedures, the inspector will also learn how to better monitor installation of EIFS. Successful participants of the EIFS Inspector Program will be certified as having learned and demonstrated their knowledge of EIFS. This is not a training class to become a third-party inspector or EIFS residential inspector, nor does it certify one as such.
Established independent third-party inspectors and building officials who want to learn more about EIFS.
Those who are employed as inspectors by a firm that is regularly engaged in independent, third-party building envelope inspections and who meet the following criteria may apply for the EIFS Inspectors’ category:
Previous EIFS—Doing It Right® participants in the Inspector category have noted that it can be difficult to keep up with the course pace if the individual has little or no EIFS knowledge or experience. Based on their feedback, we strongly recommend that anyone not familiar with EIFS do some or all of the following prior to the course:
Inspection experience is required to be accepted to the program. A background in EIFS will help you be successful in achieving the certificate.