Tag: education

Ben Scales, RRO

Back to School

July 15, 2019

By Benjamin Scales, RRO Editor’s Note: With his permission, we are sharing this letter IIBEC recently received from member and RRO, Benjamin Scales. You can read more about our new online learning portal here. I am writing you today to let you know how far the cascading positive effects of your learning program within IIBEC […]

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RCI Foundation Supports Research on Thermal Bridging via Roof Fasteners

July 10, 2019

By Rick Gardner The RCI Foundation has approved funding for a study, titled “Laboratory Testing of Roof Assemblies for Comparison with Simulated Models: Thermal Performance Assessment of Thermal Bridges due to Roof Fasteners” at Virginia Tech. The team, consisting of Dr. Elizabeth Grant and Dr. Georg Reichard, along with their students, as well as industry […]

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Call for Abstracts for International DBMC

June 17, 2019

Abstracts are being sought for the 15th International Conference on Durability of Building Materials and Components (XV|DBMC) to be held June 30 to July 3, 2020, in Barcelona, Spain. For pertinent information, visit https://congress.cimne.com/dbmc2020. Abstracts are due June 20, 2019, with acceptance conveyed by July 20. Papers are due October 20 with final materials due […]

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National Women in Roofing (NWIR)

NWIR to Host Free Webinar Addressing Labor Shortage

May 22, 2019

On May 29, 2019, National Women in Roofing (NWIR) will host a free webinar entitled Recruiting Talent to Address the Labor Shortage. Lorna Mendez of the NWIR Education Committee will be discussing how to recruit, train and place women on roofing-oriented career paths. Key outcomes of this webinar will include: Recruiting workers Addressing workforce challenges […]

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IIBEC Adopts New Online Learning Portal to Meet the Modern Learner

April 06, 2019

IIBEC is meeting learners where they are using a new online learning platform. This newly released system is replacing its legacy learning management system (LMS), in an effort to move from managing learning to improving the entire learning experience. As training moves to more digital formats, it’s colliding with new realities in learners’ jobs, habits, […]

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More Education, Meeting of the Members on Monday

March 18, 2019

Monday’s schedule boasts four sections of education, broken up by the Annual Meeting of the Members, which happens from noon to 2 p.m. and includes a box lunch. The morning educational sessions run from 8:45 to 10:15 a.m., and then from 10:30 a.m. to noon, and attendees can choose from the following offerings. How to […]

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More Great Education to Come

March 17, 2019

Today from 2-3:30, and then again from 3:45-5:15, choose from one of the following great presentations: International Codes Updates presented by RCI’s own Senior Director of Technical Services Wanda Edwards, PE. Good Code vs. Durable Roofs – Which is the Missing Link? Where is the Sweet Spot? presented by Bas Baskaran and Dominique Lefebvre of […]

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RCI Chapter News – February 2019

February 26, 2019

News by Chapter : Chicago Area Chapter | Ontario Chapter | So Cal Chapter Upcoming Chapter Events CAC-RCI Holds Annual Meeting and Program By Chicago Area Chapter Treasurer Patrick Reicher The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI) hosted its Annual Meeting and Program for the 16th consecutive year on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  The […]

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Volunteer at RCI Convention—Be an Ambassador

February 04, 2019

Every year we are pleased to have first-time attendees and new RCI members attend our convention and trade show. To assist them and make them feel welcome, RCI launched the Ambassador program in 2014. Due to its popularity, RCI will continue this program at the 2019 convention in Orlando, Florida. RCI Ambassadors serve to make […]

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How Stuck is the Stucco? A Method for Measurement and Analysis

October 01, 2018

By Matthew Innocenzi Stucco is a popular and versatile cladding material that is commonly found in the southern United States. The application of stucco can be broken into two key categories, depending on the substrate to which it is applied: (1) direct-applied stucco and (2) stucco over lath. In the former application, stucco is applied […]

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