Masonry Systems Guide
The masonry industry recognizes that the world of construction has changed dramatically over the past decade. New products, techniques, codes and regulations have changed the competitive landscape. This Masonry SYSTEMS Guide, a first ever of its kind, masonry system print guide and companion website, provide a standardized systems guide of best practices for masonry wall systems design and construction.
As you click through this website, you will find concise system guidelines addressing the key elements of the masonry envelope including 2D and 3D details, installation processes, specifications, product resources, and energy modeling. Each Chapter contains information that will create a more educated design and construction process with more efficient schedules, and a standardized bidding approach for the installers. The systems guide includes recommendations, details, in downloadable format for both Revit and CAD, for air and water barriers, tie systems, thermal analysis, rainscreen technology, cost analysis, an Assembly Comparison Matrix, as well as a Pricing Analysis.