01.030.0804: Brick veneer, CMU backup, rigid insul. w/ taped joints, veneer ties

01.030.0804: Brick veneer, CMU backup, rigid insul. w/ taped joints, veneer ties This wall system shows brick veneer, concrete masonry backup, rigid insulation with integral facer and taped joints, and veneer ties tying the brick back to the block.  The taped joints in the insulation serve as the wall’s air barrier, per insulation manufacturer’s recommendations.

Hybrid Masonry Design

Hybrid masonry is a structural system that utilizes reinforced masonry walls with a framed structure. The masonry infill can be concrete masonry units, reinforced clay brick, or even reinforced ACC, and frames can be reinforced concrete or structural steel. New Structural engineering software has made it an attractive option for engineers today. IMI Tech Brief:…

03.080.0221: Wall System – Adhered Stone Veneer Over Steel Studs Backup, Rigid Insulation, Drainage Material

03.080.0221: Wall System – Adhered Stone Veneer Over Steel Studs Backup, Rigid Insulation, Drainage Material This wall system shows adhered stone veneer on glass mat reinforced gypsum board sheathing on a steel stud backup. The sheathing has a fluid-applied air barrier. Fiberglass insulation resides in the stud cavity, and a full-height drainage mat is outside…