• Understanding Challenges with Adhered Masonry Veneer

    "Adhered masonry veneer assemblies are gaining a greater share of the building enclosure market because architects and building owners like their appearance, thin profile, lightweight features, and potential for cost savings. However, designing and constructing these exterior wall systems is becoming more complex with a wider array of cladding product choices, dry-stack configurations, greater expanse of material being used on exterior building elevations, continuous insulation (ci) challenges, drainage mat debates, durability concerns, and conflicting installation recommendations."

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    Understanding Challenges with Adhered Masonry Veneer

    The Construction Specifier

    By: Pat Conway, CSI, AIA

    July 6, 2016