This book is a must for understanding what makes a veneer system work and is an essential tool for Architects, Designers, Building Officials, Inspectors, Masons, and Masonry Contractors. The International Building Code allows the use of alternative systems based on engineering principles such as reinforced veneer, masonry panels and stone panels on structural frame back-ups.
This book addresses essential information on:
- System Requirements (Adhered Veneer and Anchored Veneer)
- Materials (Shelf Angles, Expansion Joints, Flashing, Weep Holes, and Connectors)
- Guide Specifications