Tag Archives: concrete masonry

Concrete masonry education course debuts in the top 10 on AEC Daily

September 18, 2018

NCMA eNews September 6, 2018 NCMA’s free continuing education course for design professionals, “Concrete Masonry: The Energy Efficiency Solution”, has debuted to a very strong start on the AEC Daily website with over 70 learners downloading the presentation and passing the test in the first two weeks. The course, which outlines how concrete masonry can help…
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NEW online education for architects available from NCMA

August 27, 2018

NCMA eNews August 23, 2018 Architects can earn continuing education credits as they learn about concrete masonry in the new online course created by NCMA. This course, titled “Concrete Masonry: The Energy Efficiency Solution” is available on AECDaily.com for free. The course provides information on the energy efficiency benefits of concrete masonry construction, as well as…
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Can full-height concrete masonry walls be used with metal building systems?

July 13, 2018

Yes. Full-height concrete masonry walls can be used with metal building systems. Exterior partial-height or wainscot walls, and interior loadbearing walls or nonloadbearing walls can also be used with metal building systems. For more information on concrete masonry walls and metal building systems, see TEK 5-5B Integrating Concrete Masonry Walls With Metal Building Systems.
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Form follows function along a desert slope

July 13, 2018

From NCMA eNews July 12, 2018 In rural Eureka, NV, the terrain is rough and mountainous. So rough, there were few options in
 this mining town for locating a new gymnasium
 near the local high school. The site available was a neglected, nearly unbuildable piece of land between the existing high school and the community…
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