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Masonry February 2016 Table of Contents

February 2016

Volume 55, Number 2

FEATURES

Air Barriers and Insulation
Russell Snow explains protecting buildings from unwanted air and moisture infiltration.

Education and Workforce Development:
Masonry Industry Workforce Development Efforts
Updates on the workforce development efforts from seven associations and organizations

Aiming High in Texas
The Texas Masonry Council and the University of Texas at Arlington are addressing a masonry worker shortage.

Building History
The Mary Institute and Country Day School links science and technology with tradition through masonry.

Pump Maintenance
Maintaining and keeping your pump clean and in running order can protect your investment.

 

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

From The Editor
Chairman’s Message
Government Affairs
New Products
Regional Update

Business Building
Classified Advertising
News

 

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    February 2016 By Jeff Buczkiewicz, President, MCAA After a very prolonged recession that some have referred to as the Great Recession, the construction industry, in general, has had to deal with a different issue: not having enough well-qualified tradesmen to complete all the work they would like to bid on.…
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  • 73
    February 2016 By Russell Snow High-performance buildings are constructed to maximize energy efficiency, durability and overall occupant comfort. As the demand for these buildings continues to increase, it is important to understand that one of the key aspects of achieving this is proper building enclosure design and overall wall system…
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    December 2015 Will You Accept the Call to Serve? By Melonie Leslie I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t a part of the masonry industry. I have participated and contributed at many levels for our local and national associations. But, I had never ventured to Washington, D.C., to try…
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  • 58
    February 2016 The Texas Masonry Council and the University of Texas at Arlington are partnering to address a masonry worker shortage being felt by many around the country. By Jim Cook In Texas, you either do it big or not at all. So when members of the Texas Masonry Council…
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    July 2014 Air Barriers and Insulation Fluid Applied Air and Water Barriers: The Science Behind the Product By Arthur Mintie Figure 1. Shown is a typical commercial project utilizing a fluid applied air and water barrier in conjunction with a natural stone veneer finish. Photo courtesy of LATICRETE International Inc.…
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