2011 SPRING SEMINAR
Provider: Masonry Institute of Iowa
Discipline: Masonry Products
HIGH PERFORMING MASONRY BUILDING INCLOSURES - Aggressive energy conservation goals for new commerial buildings -
How properly designed traditional and contemporary brick, block and stone wall assemblies will respond to this challenge to provide reliable sustainable service to control rain, air, vapor and thermal elements.
Will review key architectural and structural engineering strategies to design economical masonry walls.
THE ANOTOMY OF CAVITY WALL SYSTEMS -
A basic primer on the design and construction of masonry cavity walls. History of cavity walls and their properties including anchored veneer and loadbearing wall types.
MOVEMENT JOINTS -
Survey the different types of cracking that occurs and the movement joints used to accomodate these movements. Material properties that affect movement, and the optimal sizing and spacing of expansion joints. The participant will be able to successfully design movement joints into buildings after this seminar.
CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION FOR QUALITY BRICKWORK -
Learn the construction administration activities associated with anchored brick veneer construction and a typical project. Submittals, shop drawings, brick panels, unit and mortar preparation, proper construction, and cleaning methods.
For more information please visit www.masonryinstituteofiowa.org or contact Masonry Institute of Iowa at 515-252-0637.
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