Pennsylvania Concrete Masonry Association
Diverse Sustainable Solutions
Why Concrete Masonry?

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY
• locally produced and readily available, often with recycled content

• energy efficient due to thermal mass qualities and does not have a negative impact on indoor air quality

DURABILITY

will maintain structural integrity

FIRE RESISTENCE
concrete masonry will never burn

MOLD RESISTENCE
does not provide a food source for mold growth

NOISE CONTROL
sound deadening qualities make for a better learning environment

EASE OF MAINTENANCE
low life cycle costs

SAFE HAVEN
resistant to the forces of nature

APPEARANCE
walls can be produced in a color, painted or stained and finished in multiple textures to coordinate with other design elements

COMMUNITY PRIDE
for the local mason who provides the skilled labor for the building

The advantages are clear. Concrete Masonry is the logical choice for your next building project.
Mid-Atlantic Masonry Association Visit the Mid-Atlantic Masonry Association website, an affiliation of PCMA.
 
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