Tag: advocacy

NIBS Issues Recommendations to the 45th President

June 27, 2017

Highlights Key Building-Related Concerns Established by the U.S. Congress in 1974, the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) has, from its beginnings, served as an authoritative source of information on building science and technology. More than four decades since its founding, this nonprofit, nongovernmental organization still brings the public and private sectors together to find […]

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Foundation Supports Procurement Reform Education

May 03, 2017

The RCI Foundation has approved a grant of $5,000 to support the Coalition for Procurement Reform (CPR). The grant supports CPR’s efforts to educate the general public and legislative bodies on the benefits of healthy competition and increased system transparency in publically funded construction and renovation projects that will ultimately save money. CPR hopes to […]

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Wanda Edwards Named to Advisory Committee of National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program

April 27, 2017

RCI Senior Director of Technical Services Wanda Edwards has been appointed to represent RCI as a member of the Advisory Committee of the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program. The program was established by Congress “to achieve major measurable reductions in the losses of life and property from windstorms through a coordinated federal effort, in cooperation with other levels of […]

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RCI’s Advocacy Committee Call To Action

January 26, 2017

By Tom Gernetzke The mission of the Advocacy Committee is to advance the profession of building envelope (roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall) consultants. With that in mind, the committee held an all-day planning session in May 2016. As a result of that meeting, the committee developed goals and strategies to further the mission. Below is […]

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RCI to Join Roofing Coalition at Roofing Day in D.C. 2019

January 16, 2017

Last March, the roofing industry came together some 400-strong to make our collective voices heard in our nation’s capital during the inaugural Roofing Day in D.C. 2018. This year’s event will take place April 3-4, 2019. RCI is partnering with the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), organizers of the event, and multiple roofing industry associations […]

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Building Enclosure Industry Associations

March 25, 2016

IIBEC communicates via media releases with the following building-industry organizations: PIMAPolyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Associationwww.polyiso.org Acronym Association Web Address AA Aluminum Association aluminum.org AAMA American Architectural Manufacturers Association aamanet.org ABAA Air Barrier Association of America airbarrier.org ACI American Concrete Institute concrete.org AEE Association of Energy Engineers aeecenter.org AIA American Institute of Architects aia.org AISI American Iron & […]

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