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July 2009 Table of Contents

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Table of Contents

FEATURES

Tools of the Trade
An inside look at the eclectic range of bricklayer’s tools hitting the market

How BIM Affects Masonry Construction
Building Information Modeling is the representation of building information in a computer-readable form. Masonry looks at the benefits of this building method.

Understanding Air and Vapor Barriers
With moisture-related problems in both new construction and older buildings equally prevalent in the news, there is no doubt that air and vapor barriers should be a well-used and understood tool in a designer’s bag of tricks.

MasonrySystems.org
Exploring a Web site that motivates customers to design their next buildings with total masonry construction

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
For the Record
President’s Message
Government Affairs
Making The Grade
New Products
Full Contact Project Management
Business Building
Playing It Safe
News
Classified Advertising

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