Speaker Series: Beyond the Brick


DATE
April 21 2021
TIME
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Price:
$0.00

Webinar with Glen-Gery's Ben Safren on Beyond the Brick . An AIA credited (1 LU/HSW credit) presentation held via Zoom.

About this Event

ZOOM LINK HERE

also emailed out to registrants 2 hours and 10 minutes beforehand

 

Beyond the Brick – Masonry Wall Assemblies to Optimize Performance

Given the ever-changing environment in today’s masonry industry, wall cavities have become more complex and diverse. As codes continue to change and manufacturers continue to innovate, it is more important than ever to understand the components in a masonry wall assembly to maximize performance and sustainability. This presentation attempts to close the gap between the architect and contractor to ensure the masonry wall construction adheres to industry best practices.

Topics included in this presentation include –

Basic Components

How air barriers, insulation, flashing, brick ties, weep holes, cavity drainage, flashing accessories, and other components come together in a masonry cavity wall.

Compatibility

Ensuring the components of the cavity wall are compatible including the flashing, air barrier, insulation, and sealants.

Install-ability

Discussing the components that enhance the performance of the contractor

Specification

How to precisely word your specification to ensure compatibility

Front+Center

Whether you’re building a new home or planning a special project, you’ll find everything you need at a Glen-Gery Masonry Supply Center.

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