A relatively new Graphite Polystyrene (GPS) rigid insulation is now available from a number of manufacturers. The graphite allows the insulation to be thinner while exhibiting comparable R-value to thicker expanded polystyrene (EPS) boards, and it enhances the material’s R-value as temperatures decrease so it retains more of its R-value in colder temperatures. Depending on More Info »
Mortar Net’s new 0.4″ WallDefender mortar dropping collection device has been featured in Contractor’s Supply Magazine and Masonry Construction Magazine. To read the articles, click the links below. 0.4″ WallDefender is ideal for the smaller cavities common in residential and light commercial masonry cavity walls. It joins 1″ and 2″ WallDefender as the most economical More Info »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Stephen Sumple to Represent Mortar Net Solutions in New England. BURNS HARBOR, IN and Southbury, CT — (July 20, 2015) Stephen Sumple and Mortar Net Solutions, Inc. are pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Mr. Sumple will represent Mortar Net in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Mortar Net More Info »
According to ENR Midwest, multi-family housing starts are increasing throughout the Midwest thanks to Millenials’ reluctance to commit to home ownership and other major project types are under way as well, but the state of Illinois and the city of Chicago are still struggling. ENR Midwest says: “Some 17 high-rises, nine of which broke More Info »
The outlook for commercial construction, especially for apartments and private non-residential looks very good. CONSTRUCTION FIRMS ADD 29,000 JOBS IN FEBRUARY, INDUSTRY EMPLOYMENT AT HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 2009; SECTOR’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT EIGHT-YEAR LOW OF 10.6 PERCENT March 6, 2015 Construction Jobs in Highway and Transit Sector are at Risk, However, if Congress and the More Info »
SBS to Represent Mortar Net Solutions in AZ and NV BURNS HARBOR, IN and PHOENIX, AZ — (February 24, 2015) SBS Construction Products, LLC and Mortar Net Solutions, Inc. are pleased to announce that effective immediately SBS Construction Produc ts will represent Mortar Net Solutions in Arizona and Nevada. Mortar Net Solutions is the leader More Info »
Mortar Net Solutions is pleased to welcome SBS Construction Products, LLC, as its newest sales representative firm. Based in Tempe, Arizona near Phoenix, principals Steve Bessendorfer and Jonathan Hess will represent Mortar Net Solutions products in Arizona and parts of Nevada, including Las Vegas.
Sure, we all go to the AIA Conference for work, but hey, ya gotta eat! Below are some of Atlanta’s best restaurants, with design as distinctive as their cuisine. These retro diners, tin-roof door cottages, and shackstaurants—part shack, part restaurant, are delicious, casual, quirky, can’t-miss destinations: No Atlanta visit is complete without a trip to The More Info »
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Using safe procedures around power tools and on scaffolding is pretty much second nature for any experienced mason. But a lot of folks who work outdoors forget about sun safety. Unlike tool injuries or falls, which can happen in an instant, sun damage may not even be felt when it’s happening, and it may take More Info »