Studies and Analyses

Articles in this section touch on a variety of subjects important to the performance of concrete masonry, or provide helpful data.

Cost Study Favors Concrete Masonry

Initial construction costs and updated insurance costs for multi-residential structures are a win for concrete masonry

Timber and Concrete Emissions

The inequalities in GHG reporting.

Core Testing of Concrete Masonry

A look at its origins, procedures, testing, and effectiveness as an indicator of wall integrity.

Fire Safe Construction

With fire compartmentation and life safety attributes, concrete masonry is a better competitive choice.

Masonry Grout: Cement Replacement Studies

Extensive testing of supplementary cementitious materials replacement of Portland cement in masonry grout.

Studies and Analyses