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Retrofit Anchoring of Masonry and Stone Facades

About This Program

An overview of existing masonry and stone façade instability issues, the cause and recognition of these problems, and the cost-effective re-anchoring solutions for repair involving various masonry wall construction techniques. A detailed look into the different types of retrofit anchoring systems available to stabilize existing masonry and stone facades

Session Takeaways

  • Recognize the function and characteristics of brick ties and anchors
  • Recognize existing masonry veneer instability conditions and their associated cause
  • Review the types of retrofit anchoring options and how they function
  • Summarize the typical retrofit anchoring and masonry restoration process

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Learning Units

CSI: 1.0 LU*
*May be submitted for domain specific learning units to CDT recertification, and/or general learning units for CCCA, CCS, and CCPR.

Relevant Practices

General Project Delivery
Specifying/Information Management
Product Selection/Specification
Construction Management/Construction
Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Ownership/Property Management