Excellence in Single Wythe Masonry (LU/HSW)
When properly constructed, single-wythe masonry walls offer a myriad of benefits that no other building material can touch from fire to moisture protection, durability to aesthetics, and cost-effective installation This presentation covers how to properly construct a wall using proper design techniques focusing on the prevention of moisture, cracking, and cleaning issues in order to take full advantage of the benefits of masonry construction.
After completing this course, attendees will be able to:
- Understand why and where masonry walls begin to crack.
- Understand updates to energy codes in relation to single-wythe wall design.
- Plan and design a sound single-wythe wall.
- Eliminate unnecessary repairing and cleaning of masonry walls.
This course is applicable to all structural masonry product lines except veneers.
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