The presentation will review several building enclosure failures and one potential failure that was avoided through recognition of the problem and a change of the design. Live hygrothermal analyses will be run to show why the failures occurred or would have occurred and how to fix the failures and potential failure.…Find out more »
Since its inception on January 1, 1975, the Massachusetts building code has evolved significantly over the years, with each edition becoming more complicated. Originally, the Massachusetts State Building Code was scripted by the State Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS) and was unique to Massachusetts. However, starting with the Eighth Edition in February 2011, Massachusetts adopted the 2009 International Building Code with its own amendments. Navigating through this complicated document can be daunting for even the most seasoned Architect…Find out more »
Glass technologies used in exterior facades continue to be a prominent feature in Boston buildings. Come hear a panel of industry professionals discuss the current state of glass technologies inclusive of exterior shading and performance metrics. The panel will address influences of the National Fenestration Rating Council on commercial and residential windows and the importance of frames for the windows. Investigations of shadow box designs and failures will be addressed along with recommendations on best practices to achieve success. Finally,…Find out more »
Site visit to Craft & Sprout, Stratford, CT…Find out more »
Conference: May 28-May 30, 2020 Hotel 1620 Plymouth, MA About/Schedule Education Attendee Registration Sponsor/Exhibit Hotel Reservations About the Event The annual Northeast Region CSI Conference is an opportunity for members of the construction industry to get together for networking, education, leadership development and fun. This year's event is being hosted by the Boston Chapter, one of the region's largest. As we'll be in Plymouth during the celebration of its 400th anniversary, the focus of the event is on learning from…Find out more »
The Maine CSI High-Performance Building Conference is March 26, 2020 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland, Maine. CSI’s mission is to advance building information management and education of project teams to improve facility performance and this one day conference brings this information to you. This event is for Architects, Engineers, Designers, Builders, Property Owners and Facility Mangers.…Find out more »
CSI members are experts in building construction and the materials used therein and are dedicated to improving the communication of construction information.