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MCAA Webinar - Concrete Masonry Field Tolerances

Variations always exist between specified dimensions, and locations, and their as-built counterparts. TMS 602, Specification for Masonry Structures, gives tolerances for these variations intended to maintain life safety and assure structural performance.

Join Darrell McMillian as he discusses TMS 602 tolerances including: receiving foundations, unit and mortar assemblies, steel reinforcement placement, and relationship of tolerances to the project quality assurance plan.

This webinar is free to all attendees.

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IMI's 2019 Hands-On Training Workshop Series - Masonry

Presented by: Maria Alvaro

This presentation will cover a culmination of previous workshops by putting a wall assembly together.   Brick with a block back-up from foundation to the top of a parapet wall.  Review of structural masonry, movement joints, grouting, hot & cold weather masonry, flashings and air barriers.  Participants will try their hand at laying a brick wall, block piers, pointing, caulking and, stone restoration.

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Attendees should dress comfortably, and wear closed toed shoes.

The workshops are FREE and include lunch, but registration is required.

Reserve your spot early: capacity is limited to 25 attendees per workshop!

Each workshop qualifies for 4 LU’s/HSW’s

 

For more information contact Maria Alvaro at the International Masonry Institute

(248) 449-2689 or via Email


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.


ASCE Webinar - Structural Thermal Bridging in the Building Envelope

This webinar identifies the problem of structural thermal bridging in building envelopes, and presents mitigation strategies that can reduce a building’s energy demands, increase occupant comfort, and minimize condensation-related problems resulting from thermal bridging.

 

James A. D’Aloisio P.E., SECB, LEED AP, BD+C

Mr. D’Aloisio was involved at a project a few years ago at Syracuse University that involved the use of several different types of Manufactured Structural Thermal Break assemblies: Concrete-to-concrete, steel-to-steel, and steel-to-concrete.

 

Cost for Individual:

$99 Members

$129 Non-Members

 

Cost for Group/Site:

$199 Members

$299 Non-Members

 

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BEC-GD 2019 Summer Social on the River

As a thank you for your continuing support, the Building Enclosure Council invites you to join them for an evening of fun on the Detroit River.  This is a great opportunity to enjoy good food, drinks, and company.

  • Check-in begins at 6:00pm
  • Boat leaves the dock at 6:30pm, cruises until 9:30pm
  • Dinner and Cash Bar will be available

*Please be aware that space is limited and accessing the yacht requires climbing a stairway.

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IMI's 2019 Hands-On Training Workshop Series - Tile

Presented by: Aaron Pistor, Shaun Gajewski and Stephanie Samulski

Learn about large format tile and how it must be laid.  Including tolerances and flatness of substrates.  Learn about shower enclosures and several types of floor drains.  Attendees will gain an understanding what a floor slope plan is and how to prepare a plan.  Learn how to prepare a floor to accept a drain assembly from the waterproofing to the actual setting of the drain.  Learn about pre-fabricated shower pans and the pros and cons.

REGISTER HERE

Attendees should dress comfortably, and wear closed toed shoes.

The workshops are FREE and include lunch, but registration is required.

Reserve your spot early: capacity is limited to 25 attendees per workshop!

Each workshop qualifies for 4 LU’s/HSW’s

 

For more information contact Maria Alvaro at the International Masonry Institute

(248) 449-2689 or via Email


NCMA Midyear Meeting Business Luncheon

A highlight of the Midyear Meeting, the Business Luncheon is an opportunity to hear from NCMA Chairman Darryl Winegar. Darryl will provide an update on the state of the association. In addition, the association will also honor some well-deserving individuals.

Charles Newsome of Johnson Concrete Products will be inducted into the NCMA Hall of Fame. As a past NCMA Chairman of the Board, Charles Newsome will be recognized for his 50-plus years of tireless and relentless efforts to advance the concrete masonry industry and improve the role of NCMA and related associations.

David Biggs, PE, SE and Richard M. Bennett, PE, PhD will receive NCMA Champion Awards for their commitment to the industry. David Biggs, PE, SE, of Biggs Consulting Engineering, PLLC is a design practitioner who has channeled his passion for masonry to grow and advance the industry. Richard M. Bennett, PE, PhD is recognized for his immeasurable contributions to researching, analyzing and teaching the art of masonry.

This is just one of the many exciting events happening at the Midyear Meeting. Please visit www.ncma.org/events/midyear to see the complete list. Register today!


TMS Presenting Fall Webinar Series: Introduction to Special Inspection, the 2018 IBC, and TMS 402/602

Speaker: Phillip Samblanet

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Registration for the webinar will open in July.


MIM Board of Trustees Meeting


TMS Presenting Fall Webinar Series: Introduction to Masonry Units

Speaker: John Chrysler

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Registration for the webinar will open in July.


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