November 2011 Table of Contents

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Air Barriers and Insulation The importance of knowing your CMU foam insulation

Green Building: The Role of the Sustainability Director A day in the life of Bonsal American Sustainability Director Meredith Ware

Natural Stone: The Original Building Material Natural stone has an indelible imprint on the long history of mankind.


COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS For the Record President’s Message Government Affairs New Products MCAA Mid-Year Meeting Wrap-Up CONSTRUCT 2011 Coverage Legal Issues Making the Grade Full Contact PM Business Building Classified Advertising News MCAA Upcoming Education

Masonry Safety Inspections

The look of confusion and utter loss on people’s faces when I tell them that I’m a safety inspector for a masonry company is often hilarious.

About: Safety
Dave Jollay Announced as Third Inductee for MCAA 2024 Hall of Fame

Following in the footsteps of his father, O.L. Jollay, the founder of Jollay Masonry, Inc., Dave Jollay has carved out a remarkable career in the masonry industry.

What AI Can Do For the Masonry Industry

If your pension fund doesn’t hold NVIDIA stock, your fund manager has some questions to answer. This week, NVIDIA became the most valuable company in the world, with a market cap exceeding $3.4 trillion. They have been at the forefront of AI mania that ha

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Brick: A Resilient Product That Will Make You Proud

Originating as the very dirt beneath our feet, brick has proven to be a sustainable, enduring solution that has been trusted for hundreds of years. While modern consumerism tends to focus on providing fast, cheap merchandise that is not intended to last,