Category: Brick

Latest cost study stacks brick against competitors

Developed by RSMeans for the Brick Industry Association (BIA), the independent study compares the installed cost of total house construction for brick veneer over wood framing with the cost of adhered manufactured stone, stucco, horizontal wood siding, wood shingle, fiber cement and vinyl siding in major U.S. metro areas.

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Glen-Gery adds three unique textures

Glen-Gery has added three new unique textures to its product offering from the Hanley Plant in Summerville, Pennsylvania. The addition of Craftsman, Stone Rolled and Warble surfaces add textural variety to an already extensive line of architecturally focused products.

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New BIA study shows brick building exteriors cost less

Conducted by RSMeans for the Brick Industry Association (BIA), the independent study compares total construction costs in five categories: three-story office building, three-story apartment building, five-to 10-story office building, four to eight-story hospital and a six-story dorm.

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Boral® Bricks and Forterra Brick announce name of joint venture: Meridian™ Brick

Boral® Bricks and Forterra Brick, leading manufacturers and suppliers of sustainable building products and construction materials, announced today the name of their joint venture, Meridian™ Brick. Serving both United States and Canadian markets, Meridian Brick builds on the two companies’ histories of innovation while uniting the strength and passion of their personnel to deliver a broader range of high-quality products and solutions as well as superior services and support across a larger network.

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Diamond View III green project takes home a Gold

Diamond View III in Durham, North Carolina, which had received LEED BD+C: Core and Shell v3 certification in early 2016, was awarded Gold in the “Commercial – Other” category at this year’s Brick in Architecture Awards from the Brick Industry Association (BIA).

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