Q&A: Brick Veneer Anchors
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Q&A: Brick Veneer Anchors

We answer some common questions to Chapter 12 of the TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5 2013 Building Code requirements. Full story

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Report of the MCAA Technical Committee

Report of the MCAA Technical Committee

The report of the MCAA Technical Committee presented at the 2017 MCAA Convention in Las Vegas. Full story

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Insulation Installation

Insulation Installation

I have to use a special clip that slides over the anchor to hold the insulation in place. Wouldn’t it be better to adhere the insulation directly to the wall? Full story

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Differences Between Rainscreen Walls and Cavity Walls

Differences Between Rainscreen Walls and Cavity Walls

Rainscreens can be designed with products and configurations that assist in creating both pressure-equalized and non-equalized or drained/back ventilated systems. Full story

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Air Barrier and Flashing Compatibility Verification

Air Barrier and Flashing Compatibility Verification

It seems every project requires confirmation that flashing materials are compatible with the air/vapor barriers. This has never been an issue before, so what’s the problem? Full story