October ETHICS Program HANDOUT

It was a great pleasure to speak at October's Greater St. Louis CSI chapter meeting on the topic "Ethics for Design and Construction". The discussion and questions during and after the talk were insightful and thought provoking. I've included a link to a pdf of the presention below, and it includes ...

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September Tour of the Sachs Museum at Missouri Botanical Garden

Every year on our program calendar, the Greater St. Louis Chapter of CSI includes a tour of a significant local architectural project, historical site, or construction facility. This year's September meeting featured the recently renovated Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum at the Missouri Botanical Gar...

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CSI Mid-Kansas Chapter KanStruct 2019, Call for Presentations

                                CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS               KanStruct 2019 – Building Tomorrow’s ...

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How is everybody?

So now I finally see my CSI chapter in a way that few of us get to really see it. Turns out this chapter runs entirely by the hard work and smart leadership of a core of dedicated professionals, each handling about 3 different jobs within the chapter simultaneously. It works! But it can work better!...

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The CDT credential is getting an upgrade

The Construction Document Technologist (CDT) program is designed to teach any interested AECP professional (Architect / Engineer/ Contractor and Product Rep) the overall process and best practices in the preparation, delivery and management of construction documents.  It has been an outstanding...

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2019 North Central Region Conference Update

2019 North Central Region Conference Update Greetings from the 2019 North Central Region planning committee. Over the past few months, several members have been researching venues for the conference. We would like to thank Linda Berra, Gina Ravens, Ron Berra and George Everding for their research. ...

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Coming up this spring

Happy New Year!  The St. Louis Chapter is busy working on several upcoming events.  Starting with our February program, we are having a 3-part series on floodwater management to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Great Flood of 1993.  Please make sure to register online (www.st...

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Time for change?

Time for change? When I became a specifier, in 1985, all of the projects I worked on used the "traditional" design-bid-build (DBB) delivery method. And when I started my current job at BWBR in 1996, all we used was DBB. That shouldn't be a surprise because, at the time, there was nothing else, at l...

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2017-10 President's Message

CSI is an organization made up entirely of volunteers.  Their efforts across a variety of committees are what keep the Chapter going.  We are always looking for new people to join these efforts, so if you are interested in getting involved in a committee, please reach out to anyone on the ...

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Meaningful Measurements of Building Performance

It’s a confusing environment for responsible building owners who want to create sustainable buildings. Architects claim their efficient design skills will save an owner 20% in energy costs over a comparable non-efficient design. Product representatives tout their white roofing material as a co...

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