Fascinating Information About Fake Brick – Squiddo.com

Thin brick can be an ideal building material, largely as a result of how it is made. There are also several benefits you will enjoy when you use this type of brick. Installing this material is a bit easier to do than with standard brick. Generally, brick veneer can also be easier to manage and maintain in comparison to other …

Affordable Veneer Brick Walls Now Available from Ambrico

Thin brick walls from Ambrico.com prove to be the perfect blend of economical and stylish. WARREN, Michigan, Feb. 2, 2010—Ambrico (https://ambrico.com) has announced a revolutionary way to make veneer brick walls affordable—the company’s signature EZ-Wall® thin brick cladding system. Americans have treasured the beauty, warmth and durability of traditional exterior veneer brick walls for hundreds of years; however, many structures …

Brick as a Green Material

Setting an Example The Brick Industry Leads the way with third-party certification in green building design and sustainability In November 2009, Booz Allen Hamilton’s “U.S. Green Jobs Study” forecasted that LEED-related spending would generate an additional $12.5 billion in GDP between 2009 and 2013. The study also predicts that, in the same period, LEED-related spending will support 230,000 jobs and …

Average Wall Cost Per Square Foot

Update 12.1.2017: The following table is from 2009. Here is an updated study from 2017. Read about the results of an October 2017 study comparing the installed cost of clay brick to six common home exteriors. Brick costs about half as much as manufactured stone and just a third more than fiber cement – before considering fiber cement’s lifetime maintenance …

Is Thin Brick Your Friend or Foe?

As a marketer of thin brick and thin brick wall systems for the last 20 years, I see first-hand how people many view thin brick as an asset to the masonry industry, and how many others see it as material that is “taking away wall share.” If you are a mason contractor, you may see thin brick as a competitor. …

Technical Notes – Thin Brick Veneer – Introduction

Technical Notes 28C – Thin Brick Veneer – Introduction [Jan. 1986] (Reissued Jan. 2001) Abstract: This Technical Notes is an introduction to thin brick veneer, and covers the brick units, several application procedures and its advantages and disadvantages. It is not the purpose of this Technical Notes to cover all aspects of the use of thin brick veneer, nor to …