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Commercial Masonry Problems and Solutions will be held Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at 10:00 CST
Commercial Masonry Problems and Solutions will be held Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at 10:00 CST
November 5, 2015 7:00 AM CST

Commercial Masonry Problems and Solutions webinar

Water penetration, efflorescence, cracking and more

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The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) will present Commercial Masonry Problems and Solutions on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at 10:00 AM CST.

The presentation discusses common challenges and problems encountered in masonry design and construction. Topics discussed include water penetration, efflorescence, cracking, differential movement, grouting and detailing. Case studies are used to illustrate common detailing mistakes, material incompatibilities and construction defects that lead to poor performance of masonry. The case studies also include discussion of the use of appropriate detailing and construction industry standards to avoid common mistakes and problems. Common field evaluation methods for assessing masonry performance problems reviewed.

At the end of the course, the participants will:

  • Be familiar with typical masonry material performance issues
  • Understand the unique properties and characteristics associated with masonry assemblies
  • Recognize common problems experienced with masonry construction early in a project
  • Have a basic knowledge of important masonry standards related to design and construction
Mason contractors registered for Masonry Certification will receive 1.00 credits in the Codes and Standards discipline upon completion of this course.

This webinar is free to all attendees. Register for Commercial Masonry Problems and Solutions at www.masoncontractors.org/live.

Visit www.masoncontractors.org/live for more information and to view a full schedule of MCAA’s Live Webinar Series.


About the Author

Tim O’Toole is the Director of Marketing for the Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA). He has a Masters in Business Administration from Webster University and has worked in the masonry industry since 2003.

 

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