Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems (EIFS)

With the cost of energy becoming more and more prohibitive the world is looking at ways to reduce these costs and at the same time to preserve precious energy resources. Terraco Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems (EIFS) provides the solution! For over 35 years, as a leader in reducing a building’s impact on the environment, Terraco EIFS offers a cost effective solution to this problem by reducing your energy bills and saving on harmful greenhouse emissions.

During the 1990’s the problems traditionally associated with these types of insulation building systems in the 1950’s to 1970’s were addressed and resolved. Today the EIFS / ETICS / EWI building systems account for a large percentage of the global construction industry. Terraco provides an Exterior Insulation Finishing System that complies and exceeds international quality standards.

Read more on:

1. What is EIFS / ETICS?

2. Why should buildings be insulated?

3. Advantages of EIFS

4. U-Values

5. EIFS Installation

6. International Certifications

Terraco has created facade insulation systems (EIFS and ICF) using various insulation materials or boards to meet different climatic conditions and / or building requirements typically found today.

 TERRACO EIFS SYSTEMS

EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) is typically the most cost effective board used today, while Graphite enhanced (G-EPS) offers 10% more thermal efficiency and is suited to renovation work. Click here to know more.


MW (Mineral Wool) is popular in cold and damp climates, such as Russia, where enhanced breathability is required, especially when insulating structures or old buildings which have high levels of moisture. It is also suitable when additional fire resistance is required. The Perma system uses highly vapour permeable (breathable) decorative renders such as Terracoat Sil or Terol to finish the system. Click here to know more.


The Terraco EIFS Nova is a new addition to the existing Terraco EIFS systems in the Middle East. It is primarily specified by architects and consultants for EIFS renovation projects which often require thinner insulation boards, due to space considerations. Terraco EIFS Nova System uses fire retardant phenolic boards as the insulation material. Click here to know more.


ICF (Insulated Concrete Form) is a construction system which can be used for both residential and commercial construction purposes. As the building is constructed using expanded polystyrene ‘blocks” (ICF), this provides insulation for both the exterior and interior walls. These wall are then finished using basecoats, reinforced with mesh, and various decorative finishes. Click here to know more.