Category: RCI-IIBEC Foundations

Diamonds are a Student’s Best Friend

August 12, 2021

Diamonds are a Student’s Best Friend   This year, as part of the Foundations’ Auction, there will be a very special drawing to benefit the IIBEC Convention/Student Participation Fund. For a gift of $100 or more, the first 100 donors will receive a 1-in-100 chance to win a $3,000 pair of diamond earrings. These Earrings have […]

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The Passing of Joe Hale

August 09, 2021

Joe Hale, longtime member of IIBEC (formerly of RCI) passed away peacefully on June 6, 2021, at his home in Max Meadows, Va. Hale is a past RCI President, RCI-IIBEC Foundation Chair, and Fellow of IIBEC. Hale has been a member of IIBEC since 1985; he was the first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award […]

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The Foundations’ Auction Is BACK IN THE SADDLE!

June 28, 2021

The RCI-IIBEC Foundation and RCI Foundation Canada auction is set for 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 18, at the 2021 IIBEC Convention and Trade Show in Phoenix, Ariz. 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 disseminate information […]

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RCI-IIBEC Foundation Supports Research on Adhered Masonry

March 08, 2021

By Rick Gardner The RCI-IIBEC Foundation has approved funding for research and testing of adhered masonry in collaboration with the Thin Masonry Consortium. The research project will be working with Portland State University seismic research lab to produce an independent third party structural engineer’s report for various wall assemblies which will quantify allowable adhered-masonry heights […]

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Foundation Reaches $80,000 Goal on Joe Hale Library Project

February 16, 2021

By Rick Gardner The RCI-IIBEC Foundation and RCI Foundation Canada are excited to announce that they have received over $80,500 in pledges and gifts for the Joe Hale Library Project of Fort Chiswell, Virginia. “This is a very special day,” said Joe Hale. “I am tickled to know that the members of this association, the […]

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