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NCMA programs R-value/U-Factor calculator for block assemblies

Sources: National Concrete Masonry Association, Herndon, Va.; CP staff

The latest addition to the NCMA TEK library covering concrete masonry building or hardscape unit design and construction is an Excel spreadsheet companion to documents on single- or multi-wythe wall thermal values, and Thermal Catalog for Concrete Masonry Assemblies. Users can customize unit or grouting configuration and properties, while adding integral or surface insulation plus interior or exterior finishes. The NCMA R-Value/U-Factor/Heat Capacity Calculator  can be downloaded from the NCMA Solutions Center, along with TEK 06-02C thermal value documents.