International Masonry Institute News

Knowledge Beyond the Craft

The International Masonry Institute’s (IMI) programs go beyond the technology of the craft keeping members engaged in their continued education.? Programs devoted to new products, systems and...

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Special Inspection (SI) supports quality structural masonry

Special Inspection (SI) of structural masonry is mandated by the IBC and has been adopted in almost every state and local jurisdiction.

The Masonry Society (TMS) has an approved seminar in place with...

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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...

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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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Competition or Opportunity?

Those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future."

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Taking Control

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Who Needs Training?

It doesn't matter if you're just learning how to handle a trowel, or you've been running work for years. The people who come to The Flynn Center know that it helps to learn all you can, from the...

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Bricklayer, or "Building Envelope Specialist"?

Today's building envelope systems are more complex than ever. Sustainability and energy issues are requiring more sophisticated building envelopes that can manage air flow, moisture migration, vapor...

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Launching a new product? The key is installation, installation, installation

Daltile Tile Corp. has been around a long time, and is a recognized leader in tile and manufactured stone. They are also smart enough to know what they don't know. That's why they turned to IMI to...

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The Future of AAC Might Be Here

We just came back from a very educational trip to Xella’s autoclaved aerated concrete plant in Georgia, where they make blocks, panels, cladding and more. The company bills itself as the world’s...

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