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A Next Generation System for Installing Stucco and Adhered Veneers

The application of exterior systems such as stucco and adhered veneers has evolved to include the use of cement board as an improved substrate solution. This is similar to the evolution that occurred in the past when cement board replaced metal lath or wet wall systems in interior applications. This presentation will highlight the time and labor savings advantages, in addition to the improved quality benefits of these systems. • An overview and history of use of cement boards • Features and benefits of cement boards • Exterior systems overview • Benefits of cement versus traditional systems • Code and standards relating to exterior cement board use • Questions