Controlling Moisture in Masonry (LU)
Moisture intrusion is a leading cause of structural damage across all building types, and a leading threat to occupant health and wellbeing.
This presentation will cover masonry solutions that deliver superior moisture control and an environmentally sound structure. We will cover proper flashing and masonry installation strategies, discuss water repellant admixture advances for both block and mortars, and review the advantages of complete masonry systems to mitigate water penetration and provide backup moisture management.
After completing this course, attendees will be able to:
- Discuss flashing and other proper masonry installation strategies to manage moisture in a masonry wall.
- Explain the advantages of complete masonry systems that mitigate water penetration and provide backup moisture management.
- Describe water repellent admixture advances and uses in concrete block and mortar that help control moisture and meet green building codes.
- Specify a masonry solution that delivers superior moisture control and an environmentally sound structure.
This course is applicable to all masonry product lines.
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