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Designing for Moisture Protection in Concrete Masonry Walls


Location: Various
Provider: Brampton Brick Limited

Provides an overview of the means and effect of moisture ingress, and includes a discussion of design detail options and practical construction techniques for water repellent masonry structures that can be employed by architects and engineers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the effect of water ingress on masonry structures
  • State the material components of a water repellent masonry wall
  • Explain how to design a water repellent masonry wall system
  • Discuss the importance of proper job-site practices and workmanship
  • Explain the Spray Bar Test Method used to confirm water repellency performance in CMU (Concrete Masonry Units) 

Price: free

To set up a lunch and learn, please contact: 

Mike Kriesel 
Office 905 840 1011  
Cell 905 691 2034