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NCMA Solutions Center: Are there code requirements for inspecting concrete masonry?

January 25, 2019

NCMA eNewsJanuary 24, 2019 Yes. There are minimum code requirements for inspecting concrete masonry. In some instances, local municipalities may have their own minimum inspection requirements for concrete masonry, which affects code requirements in one way or the other. The level of inspection is dependent upon the owner’s need and can be as simple as…
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NCMA has your resolution for 2019!

January 22, 2019

Get the NCMA Concrete Masonry Technologist Certification Package for only $225! HURRY! Offer ends February 8th!  How broad is your concrete masonry knowledge? Employees need to be available to serve as a technical resource for architects, building owners and contractors. Concrete Masonry Technologists work through three levels of concrete masonry courses online at their own pace. Upon…
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NCMA Solutions Center: Can concrete masonry be used to reduce energy cost in buildings?

December 17, 2018

NCMA eNews December 13, 2018 Yes. Concrete masonry, through passive solar design, has the benefit of energy cost savings. Concrete masonry has a thermal mass that is effective in absorbing solar heat and releasing this heat slowly to provide comfortable interior spaces, thus providing less reliance on mechanical heating and cooling systems. For more information…
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