Codes & Standards

OBJECTIVE: Advance the competitive position of masonry through improvements to building codes and standards, as well as policies related to fire, energy, hygrothermal performance, structural, carbon and overall resilience.


Engage subject matter experts to develop strategies to support industry advocacy efforts to effect changes in national codes


Identify regional specific issues; develop regional strategies and influence state code adoptions.

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Design Escapes
The CMU Checkoff Initiative was created by producers frustrated with continual loss of market share. That frustration was compounded when program ideas surfaced that could drive demand, but there was no way to fund multi-year, well-funded programs that would change outdated perceptions of CMU.

Promoting CMU

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