April 7 + 8, 2015 | Seaport Hotel | Boston

The Healthcare and Educational Facilities Design and Construction Event for New England

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High Performance Masonry Design, Details and Costs

Day: Tuesday, 4:00pm - 5:30:pm
Room: Waterfront I

This program is designed to help the attendee understand the basic functions of the building envelope/enclosure and how masonry design and details can create high performance buildings. The presentation will specifically review insulation options and wall configurations and the resulting R-values for code compliance. Thermal mass benefits will be explored. It will also cover deign, details and cost options for several masonry materials and systems, and review other building performance requirements such as security, durability, fire resistance, blast resistance, structural integrity and life cycle costs. The presentation will include “feature projects” from the New England States.


Richard Filloramo
Director of Marketing and Development, Technical Services
International Masonry Institute
Glastonbury, CT

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