Posts in Published Works
3 LEED Credits Worth Reading

In part one of this two-part blog series, concrete masonry’s sustainable attributes were described: its resiliency, durability, efficiency and versatility. In addition to lowering the environmental footprint of buildings, using masonry can also help provide valuable Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) points in your next design project.

Read More
Navigating the Complexities of LEED v4 with Concrete Masonry

Masonry is inherently a sustainable building material, thanks to its attributes contributing to resiliency- including project against rotting, mould and termites - that translates into lower maintenance costs and reduced need for virgin products. Further, its strength and ability to withstand severe weather and fire and helping meet new demands by designers for climate - resistant building materials, while its thermal mass benefits can reduce energy bills and improve indoor thermal comfort. 

Read More