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2019 BEC-GD Enclosure Consciousness Symposium

The BEC is hosting their annual Symposium!  Be sure to join them for what is always guaranteed to be another fantastic, day-long conference of quality speakers and continuing education.

Enclosure Consciousness 2019 Speakers:

Janice Means, PE, LEED, AP, FESD | Lawrence Tech University

Jeff Diqui | International Masonry Institute

Roy Schauffele, FCSI, CCRP, FABAA, LEED GA, CABS | Division 7 Solutions, Inc.

Joe Lstiburek | Buidling Science Corporation

More information will be coming soon!

 

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TMS Fall Webinar Series: Reinforcing and Grouting


MMC Masonry Contractor Technical Program - Mix Design & Testing

The Michigan Masonry Coalition is presenting a series of Masonry Contractor Technical Programs.  These programs are for you and your staff, to gain a deeper understanding of ASTM Standards and TMS requirements.  Below you will find the first in our series.  The entire series is attached in the PDF.

Mix Design & Testing – Representative from St. Mary’s Cement or Redi Mix

In a recent survey by the Portland Cement Association, Mortar and Grout for Masonry Construction is sampled and tested improperly 89% and 56% of the time, respectively.
This presentation will provide guidance regarding;
• Proper use of Specification ASTM C270 and Test Method ASTM C780 for evaluating masonry mortar produced in the laboratory and at the construction site.
• Proper use of Specification ASTM C476 and Test Method ASTM C1019 for evaluating masonry grout produced at the construction site.

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Generic Wall Design Committee Meeting

For more information or to receive meeting notices, contact Michelle at (248) 663-0415.


TMS Fall Webinar Series: Hot and Cold Weather Construction


TMS Presenting Fall Webinar Series: Testing


MMC Masonry Contractor Technical Program - Air Barriers | Hot and Cold Weather

The Michigan Masonry Coalition is presenting a series of Masonry Contractor Technical Programs.  These programs are for you and your staff, to gain a deeper understanding of ASTM Standards and TMS requirements.  Below you will find the first in our series.  The entire series is attached in the PDF.

Air Barriers | Hot and Cold Weather – ABAA- Air Barrier Association of America & Mariano DiGiovanni

Air, Vapor and Moisture Barriers are common on masonry buildings. This presentation will discuss the basic properties, application issues and Job-Site Concerns of all three of these barrier systems.

The Hot and Cold Weather presentation will cover the current building code requirements for construction and grouting of masonry in hot and cold weather conditions. Construction requirements, protection of completed work and material storage requirements will be covered. Safe handling of heating equipment will be discussed. The session will conclude with a question and answer period.

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MMC Masonry Contractor Technical Program - Air Barriers | Hot and Cold Weather

The Michigan Masonry Coalition is presenting a series of Masonry Contractor Technical Programs.  These programs are for you and your staff, to gain a deeper understanding of ASTM Standards and TMS requirements.  Below you will find the first in our series.  The entire series is attached in the PDF.

Air Barriers | Hot and Cold Weather – ABAA- Air Barrier Association of America & Mariano DiGiovanni

Air, Vapor and Moisture Barriers are common on masonry buildings. This presentation will discuss the basic properties, application issues and Job-Site Concerns of all three of these barrier systems.

The Hot and Cold Weather presentation will cover the current building code requirements for construction and grouting of masonry in hot and cold weather conditions. Construction requirements, protection of completed work and material storage requirements will be covered. Safe handling of heating equipment will be discussed. The session will conclude with a question and answer period.

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TMS Fall Webinar Series: Basic Plan Reading Webinar & Plan Review Sessions

At the request of attendees to TMS’s Special Inspection of Structural Masonry Webinar Series, Phillip Samblanet will present a webinar on November 14, 2019 at 1 pm ET reviewing basic plan reading for those unfamiliar and new to this important field skill. Emphasis will be on the purpose of plans, different types of information communicated on drawings, along with typical ways to show information through section cuts, details, schedules, and general notes.

Attendees have the option to also participate in a plan reading quiz and discussion session after the webinar (at 2 pm ET on November 14, 2019). Prior to the webinar, TMS will provide an online set of plans and quiz questions that are similar to those examinees may see on the ICC Structural Masonry Special Inspectors Plan Reading Exam, Purchasers can then try the quiz prior to the discussion session, and Samblanet will review answers and show where they are found on the plans.


Masonry 101 - Southfield

Enhance your knowledge of masonry materials, fire resistance ratings, sound transmission class, energy requirements and masonry details!  If you are a design professional, engineer and/or architect, mason contractor, bricklayer, building official, building inspector, plan reviewer, masonry supplier representative, etc., this ONE day seminar is for you!

For more information contact Michelle.


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