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NCMA Solutions Center: Does the density of CMU affect the properties of a CMU assembly?

From NCMA eNews
August 8, 2019

Yes. The density of CMU can affect CMU assembly properties such as sound, energy efficiency, and aesthetics. It can also have on impact on productivity and the design of CMU assemblies. For more information on the density of CMU and its impact, see TEK 2-6  Density-Related Properties of Concrete Masonry Assemblies.