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Tour (Virtually) a Contemporary 2-Story Addition & Whole-House Renovation in Tenley Town, DC

Discover the details of this recently completed, 2-story rear addition and whole-house renovation project in this virtual tour of a 1950’s Washington, DC house.

12/01/2020 | [email protected] 

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TW Perry to be Acquired by BMC

TW Perry is pleased to announce that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement to be acquired by BMC.

11/30/2020 | [email protected] 

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Safe Environments Pilot Program

Connected DMV, a charitable 501(c)(3) organization that works with regional organizations across the DMV, has kicked off a Safe Environments pilot program in order to instill public confidence in the health and safety of where we live, work and play.

11/30/2020 | [email protected] 

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Combinations of Materials [Webinar]

May 26, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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AIAPV has partnered with 
Ernest Maier to offer this live-webinar. AIA credits will be reported by CarbonCure. This webinar is free for all to attend.

Course Description:

These days most building include multiple exterior material-brick, steel, glass, stone- and systems, such as curtain walls and EIFS. Participants will learn how brick performs with other building materials and how to combine them without creating problems. Brick and mortar, steel, block and stone combinations will be discussed.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Attendees will learn how to determine proper combinations of brick and mortar. When is it appropriate to use certain types of brick? What mortar type is best to use with certain brick.
  1. Attendees will learn what impacts occur when metals are used in combination with brick. Proper spacing of expansion joints and slip planes are emphasized.
  1. Attendees will learn what details are required when combining brick and EIFS or curtain walls into the same project. Proper interface details are provided.
  1. Attendees will learn about potential problems when combining brick and wood. Special details are provided when supporting brick on wood construction that can conform to code requirements. 

Presenter: Tom Mitchell, Architectural Products Representative, Ernest Maier; 301-927-8300

Provider: Zach Booker, EIT, Brick Industry Association (#G128); Course #095B; 703-674-1547

Presented by Ernest Maier, an Annual Partner of AIA Potomac Valley.


$0.00 AIAPV Member - Combinations of Materials

$0.00 Other AIA Chapter Member - Combinations of Materials

$0.00 Non-Member - Combinations of Materials



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