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Designing and building with Basalite Masonry products produces sustainable projects that are affordable, attractive and safe. Here you can find all the resources about our Masonry Systems and utilize tools to get your design from concept to reality.

CMU 101: THE BASICS

Mix Design & Color
Rocks in a Box

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Important Differences
Density vs. Strength

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Understand Your Options
Color, Texture & Pattern

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Thermal & Energy Design
Insulation vs Thermal Mass

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Five Keys to Success +
Moisture Control

CMU + Steel + Mortar + Grout
The Whole System

Conventional Details +
Corners, Caps & Openings

Clean & Protect +
Best Practices

CMU DESIGN OPTIONS

There are more options with concrete masonry than you might have ever imagined.

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Specialty Units +

Specifications

Stay up to date on current standards and ensure the specification and design intent are aligned.

ADDITIONAL TOOLS

CPG Tutorial
Videos

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REVIT®
CMU Plug-in

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Standard CMU Details

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Technical (TEK) Notes

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