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April 10, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bill McEwen is a Professional Engineer who has over twenty five years of experience in the B.C. masonry industry. He chairs the CSA A371 committee on Masonry Construction, and has served on CSA S304.1 Masonry Design, CSA A370 Masonry Connectors and the Structural Design committee of the National Building Code of Canada. He is a former director and long time BCBEC member, and is also a LEED Â® Accredited Professional.
He has provided technical assistance to designers in his role as the Executive Director of the Masonry Institute of B.C., and the B.C. Chapter of the Canadian Masonry Contractors Association since 1995.
The presentation will emphasize building envelope issues in a review of recent projects and changes to the six CSA standards on masonry.
Masonry units, mortar and grout
Structural masonry construction
Masonry rainscreen cladding construction
Cladding details, flashings, support angles, brick ties, movement joints, weep holes and vents
Sustainable design with masonry