Tag Archives: ASTM

Symposium on Building Science and Building Enclosure Performance

August 31, 2018

TMS Sustainability eNews August 30, 2018 The Symposium on Building Science and the Physics of Building Enclosure Performance Part 1 will be held on October 21-22, 2018 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. The symposium is co-sponsored by ASTM Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings and Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing, and will…
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New Standard Provides Guidelines for Masonry Units Using Alternative Materials

August 31, 2018

TMS Sustainability eNews August 30, 2018 ASTM International's committee on masonry units (C15) has approved a new standard that provides guidelines for masonry units manufactured with materials not currently addressed by existing ASTM standards. Traditional ASTM masonry units are manufactured out of inorganic materials that can include fired clay, shale, concrete, sand-lime, or calcium silicates.…
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Standard for adhered CMU approved

July 6, 2018

From NCMA's eNews July 5, 2018 A new ASTM specification for adhered concrete masonry units was approved at the ASTM C15 committee meetings last week. This standard sets minimum requirements for dry-cast concrete masonry units produced for use as adhered veneer. This new standard, ASTM C1877, will be published sometime later this summer by ASTM. For…
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Resilience = Durability + Sustainability

May 16, 2018

From TMS Sustainability e-News May 15, 2018 How prepared is global infrastructure for ferocious hurricanes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters? Technical committees are examining the issue from a number of angles. Read more.
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