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Multi-Wythe Exterior Loadbearing Walls

Generic wall designs focus on provisions to minimize and control rain penetration. Structural, aesthetic and other environmental issues, i.e.: fire resistance, thermal performance, condensation and sound control are not addressed.

2" High Performance Cavity Wall [MW.8.RB.2] (NFPA 285 Compliant Details Included)

(27 pages)
Download PDF File (Feb. 2015)
Download DWG File (Feb. 2015)

 3" High Performance Cavity Wall [MW.8.RB.3] (NFPA 285 COMPLIANT DETAILS INCLUDED)

(31 pages)
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(August 2019)
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CMU Veneer

(6 pages)
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Low Roof Details

Low Slope

(3 pages)
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Steep Slope (non-stepped)

(3 pages)
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Steep Slope (stepped)

(4 pages)
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(15 pages)
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Pre-Construction Agenda

Mass Benefits of Masonry

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