A Brief History of Glass

By George A. Everding, FCSI CCS CCCA AIA We demand more of glass than other exterior building materials. Its transparency allows direct visual links between outside and in, yet it must be weather tight and meet demanding thermal performance standards. We wish to maximize daylight allowed into our b...

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Pre-Qualification of Prime Contractors

This month’s guideline is “Pre-Qualification of Prime Contractors”. Please feel free to send me your comments and I’ll bring them to the committee when we meet. If you take a few minutes to read through these guidelines each month, please consider how we, at CSI, can improve ...

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The Smallest Things Can Cause the Biggest Problems

The Smallest Things Can Cause the Biggest Problems. By George A. Everding, FCSI CCS CCCA AIA "If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter." This quote attributed to seventeenth century polymath Blaise Pascal suggests it’s more difficult to write a concise and effective letter t...

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