• Feb. 6 “Lessons Learned from Master Specifiers Retreat”
    Roundtable with attendees of the 2015 CSI Masters Specifiers Retreat will share information from the seminars and individual meetings with product manufacturers. Topics range from “big data”, working with millennials, roofing, air barriers, and the International Green Building Code. Presenters: John Birazzi, CSI, CDT, AIA, Booth Hansen; Joe Stypka, FCSI, CCS, AIA, JAHN. 1.0 AIA/CES. Location: Goettsch Partners Webcast Available. Reservations required and limited.
  • Feb. 11 "Passive House Standards"
    Technical roundtable. Brandon Weiss, president and founder of Evolutionary Home Builders will review Passive House - a performance-based standard that optimizes energy efficiency, durability, and building science. History of Passivehaus in Europe, movement into the US, overview of standards, case study and applicaton for commercial, multifamily and school construction. Noon to 1 PM, Hafele, 154 W. Hubbard, 1.0 AIA CES/HSW. Reservations required. Complimentary to members--non members may join the wait list and be notified 2 days in advance if there is space.
  • Feb. 20 Productivity and Organizational Apps & Tools, Part 2
    Roundtable will look at tools and technologies to help manage the demands of communication and coordination. All members of the design and construction community will find this discussion valuable for time management. The discussion will look at a number of tools, web-based and mobile platforms, including Google Voice, Google Inbox, Trello, Evernote, Dropbox and other cloud storage. Led by Scott Conwell, longtime student and teacher of time management. Hafele, 154 W. Hubbard, 12N to 1PM. 1.0 AIA CES. Reservations required.
  • Feb. 24 12th Annual Building Enclosure Event
    "The Future in High Performance Enclosures". CSI invites members of the design and construction community to this 12th annual event offered in Chicago and Addison, IL. John Straube, Ph.D., P.Eng., Principal at Building Science Consulting Inc will share his knowledge and visions on where building enclosure technology is headed in the future. He will overview the status of building enclosure technology; review how we are currently designing our buildings and why we think we are doing proper design. 2.5 AIA CES/HSW. Registration is now open for AM breakfast or PM dinner programs.
  • March 5 - 2nd Annual CSi2eye Technical Education Event
    Architects will be matched with technical manufacturer representatives for one-on-one customized technical education. 1/2 day or full day options. Applications available. Limited to 25 architects and 20 manufacturers. Magianno's in Chicago.
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  • New Chicago CSI Paint Documents Posted
    Revisions have been posted for CSI HIGH PERFORMANCE COATINGS CSI-099600 and CSI INTERIOR PAINTING SPECIFICATIONS CSI-099123. The CSI Painting Master is available to all CSI members as a benefit of membership. Go to the members only section of the website and log in with your password.
  • CSI New logo available for Member's Business Cards
    CSI members in good standing may use CSI's Member Logo on their business cards. Information is available on the Institute website. Membeber log-in required.
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