PROPER MASONRY DETAILING
Program Number PMD3
LU Hours 2.00 / HSW
Building envelope design and construction issues as they pertain to moisture management and the control of differential movement within masonry veneer walls are discussed. Design guidelines and quality of work issues are presented.
Design guidelines include consideration of the foundation-to-wall junction, wall openings, movement-control joint design, shelf angles, and parapet wall design.
Quality of Work issues include consideration of material storage and handling, environmental requirements, masonry accessories, mortar materials and mixing, wall protection, and masonry cleaning.