Category: General Interest

Day Three Recap: The 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show

March 19, 2022

Day Three of the 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show started early, with strong attendance for educational sessions about mental health, cladding attachment strength, and industry diversity, among other topics. Following a meeting of the RCI-IIBEC foundations’ (US and Canada) board of directors and IIBEC region meetings, the opening ceremony launched with a high-energy […]

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Day Two Recap: The 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show

March 18, 2022

Attendees of the 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida, were greeted with beautiful, sunny weather for Day Two of the event—perfect for the President-Elect’s Golf Tournament, which was organized as a shotgun, four-person scramble. Meeting attendees who stayed indoors were able to take part in two […]

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Foundation Auction Flyer

Foundations’ Auction to Soak Up the Sun in Orlando

February 10, 2022

The RCI-IIBEC Foundation and RCI Foundation Canada auction is set for 5:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 20, at the 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, Florida. The auction is an opportunity to help grow the building enclosure industry by supporting both foundations and their missions to fund research, advance education, and […]

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February 2022 President’s Message: Turn and Face the Strange

February 01, 2022

As I write this, the rockets carrying the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s James Webb Space Telescope have just blasted off. When Webb finally reaches its stationary Lagrange point, “L2,” between the Earth and the sun, its incomparable precision and unobstructed sightlines will allow the most granular and focused view of outer space we have […]

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IIBEC Opposes West Virginia Bill that Undermines Qualifications-Based Selection

January 27, 2022

By John Boling On Monday, January 24, IIBEC sent a letter to West Virginia state senators outlining the industry’s concerns with state senate bill 241, which would undermine Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) by introducing price competition into the process. Specifically, the bill would replace the process where an architectural, engineering, or design firm competing for a […]

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Daryl Ball: October 13, 1962– December 7, 2021

December 16, 2021

Daryl Ball, president of the IIBEC Central Texas Chapter, died on December 7, 2021, at age 59. He had been battling stage 4 cancer. A business development officer with Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing in Austin, Texas, Ball was a certified paver installer and a previously certified instructor with the American Institute of Architects (AIA). He […]

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