C305 - Moisture Penetration Resistance of Concrete Masonry

This program provides a general overview of strategies to provide moisture-resistant concrete masonry assemblies, including material requirements and quality design and construction practices. A brief overview of mold and mold abatement is also included.

(1 hr. LU/HSW)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify key material characteristics desirable for moisture-resistant assemblies.

  2. Recognize the basic types of CM wall construction, and the moisture-related qualities of each.

  3. Know the basics of effective flashing/weep installations

  4. Know how to effectively incorporate sealants and water repellents in concrete masonry assemblies

Keywords: concrete masonry, water penetration, water repellents, sealants, flashing

Access Type

6 month access $25.00