International Masonry Institute News

IMI Delivers Health and Safety Training on Many Levels

Many states have now mandated that construction workers receive baseline safety training in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Outreach Training Program, after several accident...


IMI Plays Key Role in Code Development

The International Masonry Institute (IMI) staff consists of architects, engineers, construction managers, skilled craftworkers and instructors, who work together to craft language that committee...


Masonry Building Envelope: Challenge in Balance

The International Masonry Institute (IMI) provided the latest information on maximizing building performance at a recent seminar for architects, engineers, contractors and owners at its International...


Green Craftworker Training - The glass is now full!

Question: What do you get when you take the most recognized sustainable masonry certification program for contractors and add the only industry recognized green masonry craftworker training program?



IMI LEED-ing the way to Sustainable RETROFITS

The next big area of Green movement for the construction industry is sustainable retrofits – a market estimated to grow to $15.1 billion by 2014 and a market perfectly matched for tile, stone, and...


IMI’s green investments pay off

Today, IMI is actively delivering this education through its Sustainable Masonry Solutions for the craftworker, contractor and of course the designer.

From early educational programs focusing on...


Masonry Systems – Performance is the Key

“Water infiltration used to be the Architect’s worst nightmare. With the advent of sustainability, energy loss has become just as important. Traditionally, the Industry has not been very helpful in...


Building Knowledge About the Building Envelope

As building planners look beyond individual parts to consider how the whole building envelope will perform, cooperation is more important than ever. That’s why IMI educates other industry players on...


Confidence Class

One positive aspect of a tight economy is increased demand for quality and value. Architects and engineers want to know that their designs are going to be built right, contractors want to keep their...


Air Barriers Open Doors

Building designers and owners are paying a lot of attention to air barriers, given their potential to save energy and money and increase building envelope performance.

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