What challenges do mason contractors face when temperatures drop below 40 degrees F? How do they address issues of productivity, materials compatibility and handling, workmanship, and worker safety? How can the design professional’s choice of materials and wall assembly affect cold weather masonry? Our panel of industry professionals, with over 115 years of combined experience in masonry construction, will address common (and not so common) cold weather masonry construction issues.
1. To understand how decisions made early in design stage can affect masonry’s constructability under cold weather conditions.
2. To recognize mason contractors’ methods for satisfying cold weather code requirements.
This presentation is interactive; audience participation is encouraged.
Glen-Gery’s Design Services Manager and is responsible for technical assistance and administration of their AIA CES program as well as internal training. Leroy is a licensed professional engineer whose experience includes seventeen years as part of the Brick Industry Association’s engineering staff involved in providing design guidance for the building community, code and standards development and industry research.
President of National Consulting Group, Incorporated, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture from Ohio State University and an Associate Degree in Construction Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology. He has more than 44 years of experience in the construction industry, primarily the masonry industry, as a mason contractor, technical consultant, masonry expert, exterior facades expert, property manager, Clerk of Works Director and technical drafter. He served as the IMI national liaison for building codes and standards and also served on the SEC committee to review the Connecticut State Building Code.
President and owner of Mack Brick Company, has 32 years of experience working at Mack Brick Company. Previous to that he worked for Hanley Brick Company at the plant and in sales. Chris holds bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University.
Vice President/General Manager of Connecticut Mason Contractors has worked his way through the company from Labor Foreman to Mason Foreman to General Superintendent and finally General Manager. His experience includes 17 years as General Manager for Connecticut Mason Contractors. Sal holds a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from Central Connecticut State University.
Assistant Vice President for Connecticut Mason Contractors has almost 40 years of experience in the mason contracting industry, including over 32 years as estimator and project manager. An IMI certified contractor, John holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester.
Connecticut Mason Contractors is a family-owned business that has consistently and successfully delivered quality masonry to the Connecticut construction market for over 50 years. As a union contractor Connecticut Mason has the resources and organization to handle projects from high-end residential to large institutional, industrial and commercial work. Their list of completed projects reads like a who’s who of major Connecticut masonry construction.
CSI members are experts in building construction and the materials used therein and are dedicated to improving the communication of construction information.