Masonry - the CHOICE for school construction
Masonry is the choice for school construction - its cost-effective, durable and SAFE.
Benefits to Building a Masonry School
Cost Effective. The Initial Cost of Construction Study (2017) shows masonry is a cost effective building material for schools.
Masonry Goes Up Fast! Masonry can be delivered to the job site typically within weeks, keeping on schedule and not costing tax payers undue delays in money.
Masonry is local. Production is also environmentally friendly.
Masonry buildings can last for hundreds of years with proper maintenance. There is very little maintenance and these costs are typically lower than other building materials.
Masonry does not burn, rot or mold.
Masonry is great for storm shelters - even FEMA even recommends.
To read more why masonry is a great chocie for storm shelters, click here.
Masonry can be designed as load-bearing. Precast/tilt-up must be bolted to a steel superstructure.