Supporting Design

Provide free services to support architects and engineers to offset their limited margins and resources, as well as code complexity, resulting in more competitive masonry designs.


Hire and manage masonry experts to support designers and regions; conduct feasibility studies; develop design software and resouces.


Directly engage local designers; develop and document design best practices for region.

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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ideas surfaced that could drive demand, but there was no way to fund multi-year, well-funded programs that would change outdated perceptions of CMU.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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