Masonry Advisory Council December eNewsletter - Happy Holidays!

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What's Happening in Masonry

Technical Aspects of Brick Selection

When selecting brick for a project we first need to know what specific application the brick will be used. What are you building? The standards for brick cover the specific uses of brick and classify the brick by performance characteristics. Performance criteria include strength, durability, and aesthetic requirements. 

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Enjoy the holidays with a night out and no cooking! Choose any LETU restaurant to make your holidays fun and festive.

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Masonry from the Web

The German-American architect Ludwig Mies van derRohe memorably said: “Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.” For some, bricks are the basis of all architecture.

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From our Technical Library

OUTDOOR STAIRS AND BRICK WALLS: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE LEAKY

To a certain degree, architects and designers need to predict the future on a daily basis. This might sound odd, but it really isn't. It does not take Nostradamus to know that it will rain, snow and freeze during winter in the midwest.

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TMS 402/602-16

Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures

MAC will be giving one away each month! Value $150

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Schedule a Lunch & Learn

Do You Need Continuing Education Credits? MAC will come to your office to present a Lunch & Learn...(and provide free box lunches) to your staff. Choose from the current programs listed on our website and earn AIA credits! We have NEW L&L Presentations Available.

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ASK MAC - Free Masonry Advice

Do you need help before, during or after the construction phase of commercial or residential projects? Our team of engineers and experienced tradesman will visit your site, make an assessment, and offer solutions. It's a free service to Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Developers and Distributors in the Chicagoland and NW Indiana region.

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Free Structural Engineering Advice

Illinois Structural Masonry Coalition

The Illinois Structural Masonry Coalition is a combined effort sponsored by many groups that have interests in masonry. It's a FREE service available to Architects and Engineers in Chicago and the suburbs. Call us at 847-297-6704.

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Prosoco Corporation

Illinois Concrete Products Association

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Firerock Building Materials

Harvey Cement Products, Inc.

Hydraulic Press Brick Company

Illinois Products Association

Northfield Block Company

Quikcrete Chicago

Elston Materials LLC

 
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@2017 Masonry Advisory Council is a non-profit organization that supports the masonry industry with free masonry advice, helpful masonry tips, and industry news, and masonry projects built in Chicago and the suburbs.