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TEK Notes are regularly updated by the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) and offer a broad range of technical information and "best practices".

 

1. Building Codes & Specifications (click below to view PDF)

2. Concrete Masonry Unit Properties, Shapes, & Sizes (click below to view PDF)

3. Construction (click below to view PDF)

4. Costs & Estimating (click below to view PDF)

5. Details (click below to view PDF)

6. Energy & Indoor Air Quality (click below to view PDF)

7. Fire Resistance (click below to view PDF)

8. Maintenance & Cleaning (click below to view PDF)

 

9. Mortar, Grout & Stucco (click below to view PDF)

10. Movement Control (click below to view PDF)

11. Articulated Concrete Block (click below to view PDF)

12. Reinforcement & Connectors (click below to view PDF)

13. Sound (click below to view PDF)

14. Structural - General (click below to view PDF)

15. Structural - Foundation & Retaining Walls (click below to view PDF)

16. Structural - Multi-Wythe Walls (click below to view PDF)

17. Structural - Beams, Columns & Lintels (click below to view PDF)

18. Quality Assurance, Inspection & Testing (click below to view PDF)

19. Water Penetration Resistance (click below to view PDF)

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