Welcome to the Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc.

CAC-RCI is a not-for-profit, professional association of building envelope specialists and is an affiliated chapter of RCI, Inc., The Institute of Roofing, Waterproofing, & Building Envelope Professionals. Our members specialize in design, investigation, repair, and management of roofing, exterior wall, and waterproofing systems.

RCI, Inc. Educational Program
Exterior Walls & Science Registration

This two-day course provides basic exterior wall technology and terminology that will
be used as the fundamental base for future exterior wall course offerings. The course
covers a broad range of topics, including types and function of exterior walls, psychometrics
and moisture movement, design objectives and building code requirements,
wall penetrations, materials, coatings and water repellants, and sealants.

This broad course is aimed at those preparing to expand their knowledge into exterior
walls and at those already practicing in this area that want to further develop their
knowledge in exterior wall technology.  Exterior Walls Technology and Science will
also serve as a good review course for those interested in taking the Registered Exterior
Wall Consultant exam.

Course instructors include: Kami Farahmandpour, PE, FRCI, FNAFE, RBEC, CCS,
CCCA, Patrick Reicher, S.E., REWC, Joshua J. Summers, SE, PE and Bob Card,
RRC, RWC, REWC, RBEC. Instructors and order of instructors subject to change
without notice.

Program time is 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day.

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  • Registration fee includes course textbook, continental breakfasts at 7:30 AM, and afternoon break refreshments. All additional fees, such as lunch, hotel, and travel arrangements, are the responsibility of the registrant. Course cancellations received 14 calendar days prior to the event will be granted a 50% refund. No refund or credit will be granted for requests received less than 14 calendar days prior to the event. Individual substitutions will result in a $25 administrative fee. RCI, Inc. is a registered education provider for the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Returned Check Fee: $25.00 processing fee for all returned checks. *The CAC-RCI member benefit sponsored price difference will solely be absorbed by CAC-RCI as an incentive to CAC-RCI members.
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