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Evaluation and Repair of Thin Brick Veneer Facades - 2010W

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Code: 2010W
Presenter(s): Carolyn Searls - Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Learn about the different types of thin brick veneer construction: brick over precast concrete, metal and polystyrene panelized systems, and brick site adhered to concrete or stucco. Find out that there are many conflicting code and standard requirements. See examples of various failures of thin brick veneer. Get tips for installation of thin brick veneer in both new construction and repairs.
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Fabricating Architectural Terra Cotta: US Courthouse & Post Office, Brooklyn, NY

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Code: 2013WT

Presenter(s): John Krouse- Boston Valley Terra Cotta

John Krouse with BVTC will explore the sustainable benefits of restoring terra cotta structures; the lead time associated with masonry installed terra cotta and the underlying factors that can damage a terra cotta facade. This session will explore the manufacturing process of masonry installed terra cotta units for the preservation of the US Courthouse & Post Office, Brooklyn, NY as well as discuss lead times for each step of the terra cotta restoration process. Also find out about the sustainable characteristics of masonry installed terra cotta for restorations and review the safety benefits of terra cotta in the urban fabric.


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Project: Cadena-Reeves Justice Center - 2009W

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Code: 2009W
Presenter(s): Mackey Welch & Jack James - One State Contractors, Inc.

This project is a prime example in what is needed and required for a manufacturer to recommend suitable products for a complex sandstone/limestone project. Learn about applicable product performance research from simple in house to laboratory testing. Gain an understanding of the contractor project planning associated with public/environmental protection, proper capturing and disposal of waste materials and working with officials on a high profile occupied downtown facility.
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Proper Selection and Use of Pre-Bagged Concrete Patching Mortars - 2003W

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Code: 2003W
Presenter(s): Paul Kelley - Simpson Gumpertz and Heger, Inc.

This presentation discusses the proper matching of a repair mortar to the situation and discusses potential pitfalls related to poor selection and abuse of these materials.
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Terra Cotta Basics: From Assessment to Restoration - 2008F

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Code: 2008F
Presenter(s): Brett Laureys - Wiss, Janney, Elstner, Associates, Inc.

Learn about the basics of terra cotta façade restoration from the initial terra cotta façade field assessment through the completed restoration program.  Gain an understanding of what is required for a successful initial assessment, some basic terra cotta repair techniques, and what should be expected during the fabrication of new terra cotta units and the overall restoration process.  Learn how simple planning and scheduling can make a challenging terra cotta restoration project successful.
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The Value of Petrography in Concrete Repair - 2010W

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Code: 2010W
Presenter(s): Brian Wolfe - TEC Services

The presentation will provide a general overview of concrete petrography. Develop an understanding for the concrete characteristics which can be determined by petrographic analysis. Gain an understanding of some of the common questions and problems that can be answered and solved by a petrographer. Review of some previous projects where the petrographic examination made a significant difference in selecting a suitable concrete repair.
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Thin Stone Travertine Veneer in Exterior Walls – Evaluation and Repair - 2008W

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Code: 2008W
Presenter(s): Joseph Solinski - Stone & Glazing Consulting

Learn from three case studies involving travertine stone veneer system and the problems and solutions that were developed during the remediation of these buildings. This presentation will provide you with proven methods to evaluate thin stone veneer cladding, including but not limited to a process for evaluation, cataloging, identification and remediation of a travertine clad building façade. 
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Wash. Nat. Cathedral; Const, Rest. and Maint. of the Masonry Fabric - 2008F

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Code: 2008F
Presenter(s): Joe Alonso - Washington National Cathedral

Learn about the construction history of this monument currently celebrating its centennial anniversary. Gain an understanding of the techniques involved regarding the maintenance and restoration of the masonry fabric. Obtain an insight on Indiana limestone weathering along with sustaining materials consisting of pointing mortars, sealants and patching compounds. View first hand several large projects such as rebuilding a large pinnacle and the complete repointing and caulking of the Central Bell Tower. Obtain interesting life cycle feed back on various mortars and sealants used over time.
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