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Air Barriers: Impermeable or Permeable?
Patching: Extending the life of masonry
- 68February 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…
- 54November 2010 Indiana limestone patio pavers, pool coping, and wall cap combine with other types of natural stone to create a smooth and pleasing outdoor living area that stays cool to the touch. Photo ©2010 Indiana Limestone Company/MyersCroxton Group. Indiana Limestone: A Natural Wonder How and why calcium carbonate, deposited…
- 53November 2009 Green Building & Natural Stone Slate Floor-Courtesy of Michael Reis, BNP Media Sustainability Through Natural Stone A conversation with the Natural Stone Council’s John Mattke By Brett Martin Three years ago, the Natural Stone Council (NSC) took enormous steps to establish natural stone as a preferred, sustainable building…
- 52May 2016 On Jan. 1, 2016, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) and the Building Stone Institute (BSI) began a two-year joint venture to consolidate operations. Together, MIA and BSI (known as MIA+BSI, the Natural Stone Institute) serve more than 1,900 members in 55 countries who represent every aspect of…