The popularity of continuous insulation is now affecting CMU walls. Adding a layer of rigid foam over masonry and the cement plaster is NOT recommended. There is a perfect system designed for this and it is called exterior insulation finish systems. Ironically, in Europe, they are putting mineral wool into the cavity of red clay blocks so they can use adhered masonry veneer and keep the CI.
For nearly 75 years, the MCAA has served as a focal point for the $33 billion masonry industry by connecting and empowering business decision-makers around the country. As the association expands upon existing efforts, it will also develop new offerings to cement the MCAA’s place for the next seven decades and beyond.
30,000-square-foot masonry supply center in Manassas, Virginia, designed to meet all the project needs of builders, architects and homeowners
April 18, 2023
The Manassas Supply Center in Virginia is a carefully designed modern space, providing trade professionals and homeowners all the materials and tools needed for successful projects while also fostering collaboration and education among architects and designers through engaging events.