WHAT IS A MASONRY HOME?
A masonry home is a home built using structural masonry walls rather than wood framing.
The walls can be made of AAC block, CMU block, brick, stone, adobe or any combination of these.
Masonry homes incorporate the thermal mass of masonry with insulation to create highly efficient building envelopes.
WHY CHOOSE A MASONRY HOME?
Masonry homes define sustainable building as the homes can last for countless generations.
Masonry walls are fireproof, excellent for mountain and wooded building sites.
AAC Block are considered a green building material.
Properly built masonry wall systems are highly energy efficient.
Masonry wall systems are cost competitive to traditional framed homes and provide long term savings.
Besides the many thermal benefits, masonry homes are very comfortable homes as the thick walls give people a sense of comfort and security while giving the house great acoustic qualities.
Masonry homes can be finished in a large variety of veneers including brick, stone and stucco.