More stories about Walls

  • Wall Ties and Wind Load

    Q: If the purpose of these ties is to support the veneer during winds, why does it make any difference what backup is used?

  • Keeping Condo Conversions Dry

    Q: We are converting a masonry office building into condominiums. The building is constructed with solid masonry walls that are three and four wythes thick.

  • TCP's 2009 Greensite Awards

    For the second year, THE CONCRETE PRODUCER joins its sister publication, CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION, in presenting the GreenSite Awards to honor the concrete industry's involvement in sustainable construction. While the influence of producers and contractors may go unrecognized once a school opens or...

  • Another Brick in the Wall

    If you're a producer who already sells block and other products to masonry contractors, you might talk with your customers to see if they want to branch out. You might let them know how to get installation training or point them toward sources of help with Segmental Retaining Wall engineering.

  • ICFs From Coast to Coast

    Two recent projects demonstrate the versatility and growing use of insulating concrete forms (ICFs) in solving construction challenges.

  • Home Sweet Precast Home

    Precast concrete homes offer several advantages.

  • Thermal Performance of Concrete-Walled Homes: A Research Update

  • Concrete Stay-in-Place Forms for Poured Walls