CMU Lintels & Associated Veneer Lintels

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 | 12-1 p.m. Eastern Time
1 LU/HSW

Join us as we discuss why lintels are identified as one of the most efficient methods to span a masonry wall opening. We’ll examine the benefits of masonry lintels versus steel and other materials. Plus, learn how a loose lintel that spans a veneer opening benefits support, functionality, thermal control, and aesthetic issues.

 Learning Objectives:

  • Understand cost-effective and durable lintels solutions for masonry openings in CMU wall veneers.
  • Review how lintels in masonry walls impact thermal control, movement control, and aesthetic appeal.
  • Discover how loose veneer lintels work with masonry lintels to enhance constructability.
  • Explore how masonry lintel selection can impact project schedule and cost positively.

About the Speaker

Pat conway
DIRECTOR OF INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNICAL SERVICES, IMI

Pat Conway-2Pat is a registered architect in Wisconsin. He is a distinguished national masonry author and speaker.

He is a prolific presenter on masonry wall system topics, including flashing, movement control, high-performance masonry wall systems, air barriers, efficient wall design, structural masonry concepts, masonry drawings and specifications review, modern open-jointed rainscreen veneer systems, creative masonry design, masonry lintels, single-wythe masonry walls, lessons-learned from the job site, and adhered veneers.

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