As the saying goes, “I am glad you asked that question.” The short
answer is “Yes,” there is a designated minimum air space in
Many years ago when I was still in school, I had to fight for good grades
like everyone else. The problem in my math classes was not just getting
the answers correct, but providing the necessary proof for the answers. The teachers did not seem to appreciate my knowledge (or maybe it was my explanation) that if I gave them my proof, I would have to shoot them. I could see their displeasure by the drop in my grade. They finally wore down my resistance, and I decided to see reality and provide the proof with my answers.
To find the entire answer, we go to Chapter 12 of TMS 402-13. The
actual name is Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures,
but you will find I use “TMS 402-13” or the “Code” because it is shorter.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 31, 2017
CONTACT: GOVERNOR’S PRESS OFFICE
Governor Rick Scott Appoints Five to Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of two and the appointment of three to the Florida Concrete Masonry Education Council.
Kelly Curtis, 47, of Windermere, is the vice president and general manager of Prestige Concrete Products VCNA. He is reappointed for a term beginning January 31, 2017, and ending June 30, 2019.
Darryl Fales, 46, of Estero, is the president of Preferred Materials - Concrete Division. He succeeds Bernardo Diaz and is appointed for a term beginning January 31, 2017, and ending June 30, 2019.
Dr. Michael Armbruster, 54, of Winter Garden, is an educator for Orange County Public Schools. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning January 31, 2017, and ending June 30, 2017.
Jay Snyder, 56, of Orlando, is the president of Masonry Accessories, Inc. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning January 31, 2017, and ending June 30, 2018.
Robert Carlton, 43, of Saint Augustine, is the general manager of Capital Concrete and Masonry, Inc. He is reappointed for a term beginning January 31, 2017, and ending June 30, 2019