Category: General Interest

Member Profile: Stephanie Robinson

July 23, 2021

Stephanie Robinson is director of Eastern Canada Building Sciences for WSP Canada, president of the Quebec Ontario Chapter of IIBEC, and a past vice president of the Southern Ontario Chapter of IIBEC. Stephanie studied civil engineering at the University of Waterloo and is recognized as both a professional engineer in Ontario and a level 2 […]

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New Version of The Guide: An Overview of IIBEC Services Is Available

July 07, 2021

An important resource for IIBEC members, the 2021-2022 version of The Guide: An Overview of IIBEC Services is now available. It contains an overview of IIBEC services and programs. Among other things, The Guide includes: A copy of the IIBEC strategic plan A listing of IIBEC Board of Directors and staff Contact information for IIBEC affiliated […]

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IIBEC-Backed Brooks Language Included in House Funding Bill

July 06, 2021

On June 29, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2022 Financial Services and General Funding Bill, which includes IIBEC-backed language upholding the Brooks Act. Specifically, the language states: SEC. 529. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used by the General Services Administration to award or facilitate the award […]

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IIBEC Credentials: Did You Know?

July 01, 2021

IIBEC members receive substantial member savings while pursuing and maintaining IIBEC credentials. IIBEC offers five highly-regarded registration programs: Registered Roof Consultant (RRC®), Registered Waterproofing Consultant (RWC®), Registered Exterior Wall Consultant (REWC®), Registered Roof Observer (RRO®), and Registered Exterior Wall Consultant (REWO®). In fact, 85% of all registrants are also members of IIBEC. Members who hold […]

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Mid-Century Modern Heritage Conservation

July 01, 2021

The Qube in Vancouver, BC, is a historic site listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.1 Currently a condominium building, the 12-story mid-century modern structure was designed by the architecture firm of Rhone and Iredale, with Bogue Babicki as structural engineer, and constructed in 1968 and 1969 to serve as corporate headquarters for the […]

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NRC Releases Resilience Performance Standard for Low-Slope Roofing

July 01, 2021

The National Research Council (NRC) Canada has announced the publication of a new performance-based standard, CSA A123.26-2021, Performance Requirements for Climate Resilience of Low Slope Membrane Roofing Systems. CSA A123.26 was published by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group and is intended to be used by building designers, building owners, building code officials, product manufacturers, […]

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Joe Hale Library of Fort Chiswell, VA, Celebrates Milestones

July 01, 2021

On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, the Friends of the Fort Chiswell Library celebrated several milestones for the new Joe Hale Library of Fort Chiswell, VA. At the event, the RCI-IIBEC Foundation was recognized for donating $82,555, which helped the organizers purchase the old First Community Bank building as the library site. Tony Stroupe, president of […]

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