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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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Tile Marble Terrazzo educational conference

International Masonry Institute (IMI) will host a Tile Marble Terrazzo educational conference for design and construction professionals on March 15, 2018 at Maggie O’Brien’s Restaurant in St. Louis.  This half-day program targets local architects, designers, and others interested in...

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Air Barrier Full Day Symposium

The Air Barrier Association of America in Collaboration with the BEC St. Louis Chapter Presents St. Louis, MO Air Barrier Full Day Symposium Join us on Thursday March 8th, 2018. ABAA is the National voice of the air barrier industry, come join us for industry leading education and discussions on ...

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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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2017-09 Program

Eric Moraczewski, Executive Director at Gateway Arch Park Foundation, speaks on the unique Public Private Partnership used to deliver the complicated Arch Grounds renovations. Description: The renovation of the Gateway Arch park site serves as a successful example of a public private partnershi...

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2017-18 CALENDAR SET

Welcome to the new year! I hope everyone had a fun summer and is now ready for a full slate of programs. Mark Walkenbach and the entire Programs Committee have been working hard to bring you a wide variety of topics from all aspects of construction. Speaking of variety, please make note of the new ...

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Behind the Lens: About our Website Photograph

Our new website went live in September last year, so you might be interested in the story behind the eight banner photos that have been rotating at the top of the homepage. They document our recent history and they illustrate some of the many activities that make us both a typical and a unique CSI c...

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