Tag: building envelope

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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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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NRCA Releases 2015-16 Market Survey

January 31, 2017

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has released its 2015-16 market survey, providing information about overall sales volume trends in the roofing industry, as well as material usage and regional breakdowns. The survey shows a ratio of low to steep-slope sales of 74 to 26 percent. Thermoplastic olefin (TPO) remains the market leader with a […]

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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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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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Puget Sound Chapter Will Host Education Symposium

November 16, 2016

On December 1 and 2, 2016, the Puget Sound Chapter will host two one‐day courses offered for professionals interested in field inspections and quality of applications, including material manufacturers, general contractors, quality assurance observers, and field inspectors. The classes will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a branch educational meeting at […]

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Emerging Professionals Encouraged to Attend RCI’s Building Envelope Symposium

October 14, 2016

The RCI Emerging Professionals Committee encourages you to attend the RCI Building Envelope Technology Symposium at the Westin Galleria Houston, in Houston, Texas, October 17-18, 2016. The symposium provides great exposure to those who are new or beginning a career in this industry. Attendees will receive insightful instruction from leading building envelope design experts. In […]

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Carolinas Chapter to Deliver RCI Waterproofing Course

October 03, 2016

On October 27-28, 2016, the Carolinas Chapter of RCI, Inc. will host an RCI educational session at the Double Tree Charlotte Airport in Charlotte, NC. This two-day course is an aimed at the practicing waterproofing consultant or designer and at those just getting into this field. Although the term “waterproofing” can refer to many segments […]

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Document Competition 2016 – Third Place, Small Projects

August 26, 2016

Jeffrey Levine | Levine & Company | Sanders Laboratory of Physics, Vassar College | Poughkeepsie, New York Editor’s Note: For the next several weeks, we will be highlighting last year’s document competition winners. If you want to get involved, think about submitting something for the 2017 Document Competition. But hurry, the deadline is October 31, […]

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