find a member   |   contact

Tag Archives: TMS

Restoring History: Durant-Dort Factory One

July 1, 2020

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsJune 30, 2020 MASONRY MAGAZINEAn important historical landmark and a major site of the automotive industry’s birth in Flint was painstakingly restored and repurposed as an archive and research space dedicated to the history of General Motors as well as a meeting and events center for the benefit of another century of…
Read more

TMS offers recorded webinars

April 2, 2020

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsVol 12 No 6March 31, 2020 Did you know that The Masonry Society has over 20 recorded webinars available on their website on demand? Topics cover everything from strength design to special inspection and more. Keep engaged and check out them out now!
Read more

Live Webinar: What’s New in LEED v4.1

April 2, 2020

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsVol 12 No 6March 31, 2020 The latest version of LEED, LEED v4.1, was released in early 2019 proved a challenge to many designers and manufacturers. The Materials and Resources credits were particularly problematic. This new webinar explains how LEED v4.1 attempts to address these issues by adding incremental achievement levels and revising…
Read more

To save our climate we need taller trees not taller wooden buildings

April 2, 2020

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsVol 12 No 6March 31, 2020 A recent article from the Center for Sustainable Economy expressed the need to let trees continue to grow in order to combat climate change. Increased emissions and diminished carbon sequestration capacity are two effects make conventional wood production very carbon intensive. For every ton of carbon…
Read more

Code, standard help builders maximize sustainability

March 17, 2020

From TMS Sustainability E-NewsVol 12 No 5March 15, 2020 The 2021 version of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is expected to give commercial and residential builders additional flexibility to make projects energy-efficient based on design, building type and location. The International Organization for Standardization also has developed a standard to help architects, engineers and…
Read more