5 Facts Every Architect Should Know About Sto Claddings


Energy efficient with reduced air infiltration and heat loss.

StoTherm™ NExT provides more energy savings and superior interior climate control and comfort, with R-Values up to 40% higher than with comparable batt insulation due to thermal bridging.
A recent USDOE study showed EIFS outperforms other claddings, such as brick.

Get your best protection with the best warranties in the industry.

Single-source warranty for thermal and moisture protection and 95 percent of complaints are resolved in three days or less. Sto is the only EIFS, Stucco and Cement Board Stucco manufacturer with StoGuard™ waterproofing/air barrier system that is approved and listed with ICC as a weather resistive barrier for use with any cladding.

More face-to-face time with three times as many company reps as the nearest competitor.

We offer superior support with our experienced staff, phone help lines, online help desk, and online FAQs.
For less downtime, more than 80 percent of our technical inquiries are answered in the same day.
When you need an answer, you don’t need to wait.

Best tools to make your work easier.

• Standard or custom color samples shipped in two days
• Plan reviews by 20+ year construction veterans
• 14 AIA continuing education courses, including 2 online
• StoStudio custom rendering service available
• Over 300 CAD and Canvas detail drawings
• Dew Point analysis
• Electronic Submittal System
• Top rated website for fast access

Be confident with Sto, the world’s largest EIFS manufacturer, with company facilities in over 40 different countries.

We offer more EIFS and building science testing than any EIFS or Stucco manufacturer. All our manufacturing facilities are ISO 9001-2000 certified to ensure consistency and quality. Many ISO 14001 Environmental Management Policies have also been implemented. Sto has designed exterior wall systems for over 60 years, including StoTherm EIFS, StoPowerwall Stucco and StoQuik Silver Cement Board Stucco.