EIFS shall be constructed such that it meets the performance characteristics required in ASTM E2568.
The underlying structural framing and substrate shall be designed and constructed to resist loads as required by Chapter 16.
EIFS shall comply with Section 1403 and shall be designed and constructed to resist wind and rain in accordance with this section and the manufacturer's application instructions.
EIFS with drainage shall have an average minimum drainage efficiency of 90 percent when tested in accordance the requirements of ASTM E2273 and is required on framed walls of Type V construction, Group R1, R2, R3 and R4 occupancies.
For EIFS with drainage, the water-resistive barrier shall comply with Section 1404.2 or ASTM E2570.
Installation of the EIFS and EIFS with drainage shall be in accordance with the EIFS manufacturer's instructions.