Resources

Industry Resources

The Brick Industry Association (BIA) is the brick industry’s primary source for technical information for clay brick masonry.

BSI provides programs and services that empower our member companies to offer the highest level of quality products and services. BSI resources are necessary tools that enable our members to educate the architectural and design communities on the benefits and uses of natural stone.

The Cast Stone Institute® is an organization of Cast Stone Manufacturers, Associates, Professional Architects, Engineers, and Concrete Technologists formed for the purpose of improving the quality of Cast Stone and disseminating information regarding its use. The activities of the Institute are designed to benefit both the industry and its patrons.

The Ceramic Glazed Masonry Institute is the trade organization of glazed ceramic product manufacturers and distributors. CGMI is dedicated to promoting the beauty, durability and enduring qualities of our products and informing architects, designers and engineers about their uses.

ICPI supports members in the use of segmental pavement systems for sustainable and environmentally friendly pavements in North America.

The International Masonry Institute offers quality training for craftworkers, professional education for masonry contractors and free technical assistance to the design and construction communities

LEED provides building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions

Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association represents the Manufactured Stone Veneer industry’s manufacturing companies and their suppliers

NCMA is an association of producers of concrete masonry products, and suppliers of products and services related to the industry. NCMA offers a variety of technical services and design aids through publications, computer programs, slide presentations and technical training.

Product Resources

This Technical Note presents information for determining the basic layout of brick masonry walls, including both structural and veneer applications. Modular and non-modular brick masonry is discussed, including overall dimensioning of masonry walls using various brick unit sizes. Finally, guidelines are presented to aid the designer in estimating the amount of materials needed for brick masonry

Spaulding Brick Resources

A downloadable version of Spaulding Brick's credit application.

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