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Masonry Institute of Iowa

6919 Vista Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone: 515-252-0637




MII is excited to provide a variety of masonry webinars to watch on-demand and earn AIA credit! How it works:

- select from one of the recorded webinars below and watch the video in its entirety.
- Fill out the form which includes 5 questions that need to be answered from watching the webinar.
- Submit for AIA credit. Credit will be applied to your AIA Account within 10 business days.

Questions? Please call or email Jenny at jirlmeier@masonryinstituteofiowa.org or 515-252-0637.


On-Demand Webinars Available for viewing:

MASONRY 101
presented by Jenny Irlmeier, Masonry Institute of Iowa
Earn 1 hour of AIA/HSW Credit for watching -- must complete form and quiz after watching.

Description: This program goes back to the basics of masonry including how brick and block are manufactured, the components of a masonry cavity wall and the advantages of building with masonry.

The Essentials of Masonry

presented by Linda Potter, Hohmann & Bernard
Earn 1 hour of AIA/HSW Credit for watching -- must complete form and quiz after watching.
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Description:  The single largest issue in masonry design is the compatibility concerns of various products and how they must work together to achieve a thermally efficient and water resistant building. This includes air barrier systems, thru-wall flashings, and reinforcing/anchoring systems

IECC Energy Review & Masonry Compliance

presented by Jack Sykes, Oldcastle Building Materials
Earn 1 hour of AIA/HSW Credit for watching -- must complete form and quiz after watching.

Description: Changes in the Model Energy Code, notably the IECC (International Energy Conservation Code) are creating challenges to masonry wall systems. This presentation reviews exterior envelope R-Value and assembly U-Factor requirements and masonry compliance options.


New Rules for New Construction Cleandown 

presented by Jake Boyer, ProSoCo
Earn 1 hour of AIA/HSW credit for watching - must complete form and quiz after viewing.

Description: An overview of how masonry exteriors have changed since 1949, and the challenges and procedures involved in cleaning them correctly.


Modern Masonry: Fire Protection and Enhanced Performance
presented by Jack Sykes, Oldcastle APG a CRH Company

Earn 1 hour of AIA/HSW credit for watching must complete the form and quiz after viewing.

  • To watch the WEBINAR, go to: coming soon
  • After watching the webinar, please fill out the following form: coming soon

Description: This course will describe masonry’s inherent characteristics and how the material has been improved in order to withstand the threat of damage from fire, moisture, and mold, meeting today’s stringent code requirements and performance standards.


Achieving Efficient Masonry Design

presented by Sam Rubenzer, FORSE consulting
Earn 1 hour of AIA/HSW credit for watching - must complete form and quiz after viewing.

Description:  In this program, we will touch on several areas of best practices for masonry design to achieve an efficient structural masonry system.  We will explore masonry strength considerations and constructibility considerations for practical masonry detailing and specification, highlighting design choices that can significantly impact an overall project budget.

COMING SOON!

  • Common Failures in Masonry - Why They Occur and How to Avoid Them
  • Masonry Movement Joints
  • Understanding and Specifying Cements for Masonry Mortar and Grout

Masonry Institute of Iowa
6919 Vista Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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