August 2011

Brick Offers Growing Options for Sustainable Homes

Green Benefits Help Homeowners Save through Durability, Low-to-No Maintenance RESTON, Va., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The latest options in clay brick offer increasingly green benefits for more sustainable homes that can help homeowners save on major household costs. From abundant natural resources and manufactured with virtually no waste, brick helps lower energy costs and…

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Building Design + Construction. “39 Way to Prevent Cracks in Brickwork”

For expert advice on this problem we turned to Brian Trimble, senior director of engineering services and architectural outreach at the Brick Industry Association, Reston, Va., and James Tann, president of the Brick Institute of America – Mid East Region, Canton, Ohio. We also relied heavily on the Brick Industry Association’s Technical Notes 18 (“Volume…

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