Category: Education

Classes Postponed

March 31, 2017

The “Professional Building Consulting” and “Waterproofing” courses, which were slated to run April 18, 19, 20, and 21st in Indianapolis, IN, have been postponed due to low enrollment. Look for these classes to be offered again later in the year, and/or at alternative locations.

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“Leaky” Exhaust Vents – The 500-lb Gorilla of Condensation Problems

March 29, 2017

By Philip D. Dregger, FRCI, RRC, PE Many factors contribute to excessive condensation in low-slope membrane roof systems installed over wood decks with insulation below: high interior relative humidity (RH), high roof reflectance,1 and especially air intrusion.2 One contributor — the impact of warm humid air leaking out the ends of improperly terminated exhaust vents […]

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Building Envelope Design Education | Roofing, Waterproofing, Exterior Walls

March 21, 2017

RCI offers a series of educational courses and seminars throughout the year in the U.S. and Canada covering all segments of the building envelope. Seminar material is continually updated with the latest technology and industry practices. Courses are taught by RCI professional staff and field professionals or RCI volunteers with years of experience and a […]

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Register Now to Save! – Convention Early Registration Deadline – February 13

February 06, 2017

Register and book your rooms by February 13 for best savings on registration fees and room rates. RCI’s annual international convention and trade show is the Association’s Premier membership and educational event. With 25 hours of roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall education, the RCI’s annual  International Convention and Trade Show offers perhaps the Industry’s most […]

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Holes in the Wall: Window Performance, Installation, and Field Quality Control Standards

February 01, 2017

INTRODUCTION Holes in exterior walls enclosed with windows, doors, and other related components must be integrated with surrounding building envelope components to effectively separate the outdoor environment from interior conditioned space. At the most basic level, windows allow natural light into buildings and resist the passage of water and excessive air. Windows also limit sound […]

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Earn Up to 25 Hours of Educational Credits @ the RCI Convention and Trade Show

January 30, 2017

Each year RCI members from across North America and abroad gather to participate in over 25 hours education covering the latest techniques and technologies in building envelope design, repair, and maintenance. RCI Continuing Educational Credit All registered attendees will receive Continuing Educational Hours (CEHs) based on hourly attendance at educational programs and trade show. AIA […]

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Research Building Envelope Products at the RCI, Inc. International Trade Show

January 25, 2017

The RCI, Inc. International Trade Show offers attendees the chance to meet and learn from representatives from over 140 manufacturers of roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall products. Register to Attend | Hotel | Education | Events | Schedule | Trade Show Exhibiting companies send knowledgeable staff to the RCI trade show to provide building envelope consultants with answers to important […]

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RCI Foundations to Sponsor Students Attending RCI Convention and Trade Show

January 19, 2017

Once again, RCI is pleased to announce that the RCI Foundation is providing funding for up to 25 full-time college students to attend the RCI 32nd International Convention and Trade Show in Anaheim, California, March 16-21, 2017. Through this funding, individual travel expenses are covered for students attending the convention, as well as a one-year […]

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Volunteer to be an RCI Ambassador at the 2017 Convention

January 18, 2017

Again this year, RCI is pleased to announce the continuation of the Ambassador program at the 2017 annual convention in Anaheim, California. Each year, there are first-time participants attending our convention. To assist them and make them feel welcome, RCI launched the Ambassador program in 2014. RCI Ambassadors serve to make the experience of convention […]

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