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EcoShield International provides industry leading, LEED certified green Thermal CorkShield™ for residential, commercial and industrial projects.

Thermal CorkShield™ is a proprietary blend of natural cork, resins and polymers that can be incorporated into new construction or be applied to existing stucco, brick, metal, cinder block, concrete, flat roofs or wood exteriors providing a beautiful color and texture. Additionally, cork provides a natural thermal barrier protecting you from the elements and helping reduce utility costs.

Through Vipeq Canada, EcoShield International is a nationally certified applicator. Thermal CorkShield™ is tested to the highest standards and delivers unmatched performance and benefits compared to paint or stucco. We are so confident in our service and products that we offer a 10 year warranty.

Our mission is to deliver ecologically conscious, sustainable and viable coating solutions that protect investments and reduce energy costs.

Meet The Team

Larry Srubas

Managing Partner - Sales & Marketing

Larry Srubas has a background in communications from Rockhurst University in Kansas City and the University of Kansas and used his creative vision and problem solving skills to create training and marketing programs for medium to large corporations. He has experience in project planning and management.  Larry concludes, "Mario and I are eager to help our clients and customers come up with creative solutions to their construction and renovation needs."

Mario Mares

Managing Partner - Field Manager

Mario Mares has been in the remodeling industry for more than 25 yrs. He has done interior and exterior work including painting sheetrock installation, framing, decking and carpentry. As Mario says, “My priority is to satisfy my clients from start to finish, giving them competitive quotes and professional results.” In his decades-long work in home renovation, Mario's reputation has proved to be detail-oriented and easy to work with in every aspect of the project. Mario will be responsible for the application of our products and managing the crew.

EcoShield International provides a next generation, LEED Certified Green alternative to paint or stucco for commercial, industrial and residential projects.

Thermal CorkShield™ Benefits

Our true green product, Thermal CorkShield™, allows you to save on energy consumption by insulating your structure’s exterior or interior. With 24 colors available and the option for custom color matching, this product is as beautiful as it is practical. Thermal CorkShield™ adheres to virtually any surface, meaning no additional purchases will be required before installation. The benefits of Thermal CorkShield™ are unmatched by any other thermal insulation on the market. Don’t believe us? Check out our benefits list.

Product Benefits

Thermal barrier reducing energy costs
Class B fire retardant
Durable with less than 1% annual fade rate
Mildew & water resistant
Acoustic insulator reducing exterior noise
10 Year Product Warranty
Reduced maintenance compared to stucco or paint
More flexible than stucco

Our product is manufactured with no harmful materials or Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).  Thermal CorkShield™ has been reviewed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and achieved LEED (Leadership In Energy And Environmental Design) Certification.


In Person Consultation

We discuss the project with you, answer your questions, measure the structure, detail how we will fix any repairs that need to be made prior to installation and choose your color(s).

Depending on the scope of the project, we can complete necessary repairs and power wash your structure in a day or two.

Repairs and Cleaning


Windows, doors, plants and any other areas you do not want sprayed are masked off with tape and plastic. Typically taking one day, we mask with extreme precision for clean finished lines.

We will arrive in the early morning to start application of the first coat. Each coat takes about a day to dry and cure. If we are spraying a flat roof, additional layers of waterproofing are needed. Application of the second coat ensures a smooth and flawless finish. *Drying times vary depending on temperature and humidity.

First and Second Coat

Final Inspection

The last day of the process involves the final inspection to your approval and our standards.  We remove masking and clean the work site extensively.

We leave you with a beautiful, environmentally friendly and energy efficient structure.


Have a new idea for using Thermal CorkShield™ on a project?  Contact us and we can discuss.

Contact Us

EcoShield International


Larry Srubas

Managing Partner
Sales & Marketing

Mario Mares

Managing Partner
Field Manager

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