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.

News

March 19, 2017 – CAC-RCI Donates to the RCI Foundation and Robert W. Lyons Scholarship Fund

On the evening of Sunday, March 19, 2017, the RCI Foundation (RCIF) held the Annual Foundation Auction Fundraiser.  During the event, CAC-RCI members Charles Sietmann, Ray Makiejus, Patrick Reicher Allysia Youngquist and John Dashner presented RCIF Chairman Mr. Joe Hale, FRCI with a donation to the foundation from the Chapter.  CAC-RCI was one of 17 RCI […]

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March 19, 2017 – CAC-RCI and Chapter Members Honored at RCI’s 32nd Annual Convention in Anaheim, California

On Sunday, March 19, 2017, the annual RCI Awards Luncheon was conducted. The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI), along with several CAC-RCI Members, were honored during this event. CAC-RCI was one of several RCI, Inc. Chapters to receive the Outstanding Affiliated Chapter Award, Platinum Classification.  The Outstanding RCI Affiliated Chapter Award Program was first […]

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January 18, 2017 – CAC-RCI Honors Member Tom Billish With Distinguished Service Award

The Chicago-Area-Chapter, RCI, Inc. presented retired Emeritus Member Thomas P. Billish, RRC, RRO, CDT with the Chapter’s Distinguished Service Award on January 18, 2017 during the Chapter’s award presentation ceremony during a cocktail reception following the Chapter’s Annual Program and Meeting in Oak Brook, IL.  The award honors Tom for his long-term commitment and service, […]

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January 18, 2017 – CAC-RCI Hosts Annual Winter Meeting

The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI (CAC-RCI) hosted the Annual Winter Meeting for the fourteenth consecutive year, on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, located at “Hamburger University” on the corporate campus of McDonalds in Oak Brook, Illinois. A record-setting attendance of 114 consultants, roofing contractors, architects, engineers, facility managers, and manufacturers participated in the one-day program. […]

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November 4, 2016 – CAC-RCI Discusses Roof Related Building Codes and Fundamentals of Traffic-Bearing Membranes

The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI) conducted its annual Fall Program on Friday, November 04, 2016 at Pinstripes in west suburban Oak Brook, IL; this is the fourth and final program for the year. Fifty-two attendees included CAC-RCI members, speakers, table-top exhibitors, and guests.  Also participating were three table-top exhibitors: Architectural Building Solutions […]

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September 26, 2016 – CAC-RCI talks Building Enclosure Commissioning and Use of Snow Retention Devices

The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI) conducted its Summer Program on Friday, September 16, 2016 at The Village Links of Glen Ellyn in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. The event was attended by 47 CAC-RCI members, speakers, guests, and exhibitors.  Table top exhibitors included Tecta America, USG Securock, Versico Roofing Systems, Sheet Metal Supply, Ltd., […]

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May 6, 2016 – Talks Wall System and Design and The Sustainable Benefits of Roof Coatings

The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI) conducted its annual Spring Progam on Friday, May 06, 2016 at The Village Links of Glen Ellyn in west suburban Glen Ellyn, IL, with 39 CAC-RCI members, speakers, and guests attending. Also participating were five table-top exhibitors: A. & D. Building Products (Karnak); Sika Sarnafil; Siplast; Soprema; […]

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January 20, 2016 – CAC-BEF Hosts Reception Following CAC-RCI Annual Meeting

The Chicago Area Chapter Building Envelope Foundation (CAC-BEF) hosted a cocktail reception on Wednesday evening, January 20, 2016, following the day-long CAC-RCI winter meeting on the McDonald’s Campus in Oak Brook, IL. CAC-BEF President Tom Billish welcomed attendees and presented fellow CAC-BEF officers Kami Farahmandpour, treasurer; Dennis McNeil, secretary; and trustees John Dashner, Rolf Snobeck, […]

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January 20, 2016 – CAC-RCI Holds Annual Meeting and Elects Board

CAC-RCI hosted its annual winter meeting for the 13th consecutive year on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. Although an early-morning snow resulted in longer travel times and a delayed start, 86 consul­tants, roofing contractors, architects, engineers, facility managers, and manufacturers attended the program. Five technical presentations totaling 6.0 CEHs and three informational presentations were featured. Ten […]

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November 6, 2015 – CAC-RCI talks Acoustic Performance of a Roofing System and Restoration Solutions for Exterior Enclosures

The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI) conducted its annual Fall Program on Friday, November 06, 2015 at Pinstripes in west suburban Oak Brook, IL; this is the fourth and final program for the year. Forty-three CAC-RCI members, speakers, table-top exhibitors, and guests attended.  Also participating were four table-top exhibitors: Anthony Roofing/TECTA America; Norman-Spencer […]

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