The International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) announces the release of Technical Guideline No. 410.1-2008 "Guide for the Evaluation of Masonry Façade Structures."
This Guideline describes the tools, techniques, and processes that are utilized in the evaluation of masonry façade structures. It offers background into the history and evolution of masonry structure design and construction. It describes the entire evaluation process, from an investigation of the history of the structure to techniques and procedures for non-destructive and visual evaluation through the physical inspection process.
ICRI Guidelines are now available in PDF form at www.icri.org.