Brick Industry Association (BIA) Technical Notes
Technical Notes on Brick Construction are FREE bulletins that contain design, detailing, and construction information based on the latest technical developments in brick masonry. Drawings, photographs, tables, and charts illustrate appropriate topics.
National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) e-TEKs
e-TEKs are a series of technical topics for industry professionals that focus on specific issues developed to ensure concrete masonry and hardscape design and construction.
Cast Stone Institute (CSI) Technical Bulletins & Details
Technical Bulletins offer information on the care and installation of Cast Stone.
In addition to the technical bulletins, CSI also provides anchoring and flashing details.
Indiana Limestone Institute of America (ILI)
The Indiana Limestone Handbook is generally recognized as the most respected book of its kind in the masonry industry. Dating back many years, the book combines the knowledge from the pioneers of the Indiana Limestone industry with that of today's generation and the intervening years. The publication is made possible in no small part by the efforts of the ILI technical committee, which is comprised of engineers, design specialists and other interested industry personnel. This committee evaluates technical inquiries regarding Indiana Limestone and conducts an ongoing review of the handbook and other ILI publications. ILI is pleased to offer the publication free of charge for downloading from their web site, and welcomes comments and questions about its content.
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Hot & Cold Weather Masonry Construction
The Hot & Cold Weather Masonry Construction book was developed as a reference for the construction of masonry structures during above-normal and below-normal temperature conditions. The practices presented herein are based on criteria presented in Specification for Masonry Structures, ACI 530.1-98/ASCE 5-98/TMS 402-98, prepared by the Masonry Standards Joint Committee (MSJC).
The Masonry Industry Council believes that the methods and procedures recommended in this publication are important in assuring the quality and performance of masonry constructed in all types of weather.
Masonry Construction Magazine
The Problem Clinic lists questions and answers and the site is searchable for magazine articles.