Monthly Lunch


August 27, 2020 : : 11:30am-1pm 

Brick Specification and Moisture Management

Trey McCoy, Distributor/Architectural Sales, Cherokee Brick
Masonry is one of the oldest forms of construction and from ancient civilizations to modern architecture in the 21st century we are see it being used still today on a wide scale for a number of different applications. This presentation is a two-part overview of properly specifying brick and controlling moisture in masonry construction. We will look at the standards by which brick are differentiated-what make some brick different from others- as well as the green benefits of masonry construction. There will be detailed information about water intrusion into masonry structures and the proven methods to protect against the natural elements of time and moisture. 

Upon completion, guests will: 

  • Learn the correct way to specify brick

  • Learn the characteristics of brick veneer masonry

  • Learn the drainage wall concept and its components

  • Learn the steps that can be taken to avoid water intrusion

  • Learn about detailing around shelf angles, parapets, window/door openings, etc.


11:30 am Doors open, lunch begins | 12-1 pm Programming

$20 Members and Guests | $10 AIA Emerging Professionals (discount limited to first 10) | $10 MSU SARC Students
1 LU | Download the flyer 

Hal & Mal’s | 200 Commerce Street | Jackson, MS
Menu: To be announced.

Please email Amber if you have special dietary restrictions.





Our venue for 2020 is Hal & Mal’s, a Jackson icon. Meet us in the Red Room (inside and to the left) for good eats and great conversation!