Exterior Facades & Cladding Systems

ABB has experience working with all building types including wood-frame and steel-frame. Our staff includes Registered Exterior Wall Consultants (REWC®) that are familiar with all common exterior wall types and systems. Our expertise includes, but is not limited to, working with the following exterior wall and waterproofing systems:

  • Cement Plaster, drainage plane plaster with drain mat
  • Fiber cement board siding
  • Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC)
  • Metal panels, Insulated metal panels
  • Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS)
  • Wood, masonry, veneer tile, dimension stone
  • Continuous insulation
  • Rain screen stucco with air barrier
  • Perfect barrier wall systems
  • Concealed barrier wall systems
  • Drainage plane wall systems
  • Rain screen wall systems
  • Pressure equalized rain screen wall systems

Stucco / EIFS / Cement Plaster

We are a recognized industry leader in the design and construction of stucco and EIFS building cladding systems. We are active participants in industry education initiatives including; AIA Continuing Education instruction, presented technical papers and providing expert speaker presentations at industry sponsored events.

ABB places a special emphasis on design and integration of waterproofing and drainage elements located behind stucco and EIFS cladding. Thoughtful integration of the backing waterproofing, drainage, and sheet metal components into the system can mean the difference between cladding systems failing after only a few years or performing for decades.

Metal Wall Systems

We are experts in all major siding systems including, metal shingles, metal panel, corrugated metal panels; as well as exotic wall panel systems such as, plastic metal composite panels and specialty metals (zinc, copper, stainless steel, Core-Ten and titanium).

We place special emphasis on design and integration of waterproofing and drainage elements located behind metal panel wall systems as well as sheet metal flashing selection, detailing, and integration of window and door systems.

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