Welcome to IIBEC-Chicago

IIBEC-Chicago is a not-for-profit, professional association of building enclosure specialists and is an affiliated chapter of the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC).  Our members specialize in design, investigation, repair, and management of roofing, exterior wall, and waterproofing systems.

News

September 13, 2019 – IIBEC-Chicago Holds Summer Meeting & Program and Golf Event

IIBEC-Chicago hosted our 2019 Summer meeting on Friday, September 13th.  The educational program consisted of a discussion panel format which inspired a lively discussion about several hot topics related to troubleshooting the building enclosure. The following topics were discussed: Moisture in roofing: construction generated moisture and moisture in concrete Roof drain design Air barrier detailing […]

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April 27, 2019 – IIBEC-Chicago Participates with CSI Chicago on National Rebuilding Day

On April 27, 2019, members of the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants Chicago Area Chapter (IIBEC-Chicago) participated with the Chicago Chapter of the Construction Specification Institute (CSI on National Rebuilding Day.  This event partners with about 100 organizations to rehab dozens of homes in Chicago. The selected homeowner was Mrs. Smith, a loving and […]

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February 27, 2019 – RCI, Inc. Officially Announces Name Change to IIBEC

RCI, Inc. is embracing its future. As of April 1, 2019, RCI, Inc., a nonprofit association originally incorporated in 1983 as the Roof Consultants Institute (RCI), will officially become the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC; pronounced eye-bec). The change, approved by our membership after extensive study, brand assessment, and industrywide feedback, will align […]

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November 2, 2018 – CAC-RCI Conducts 2018 Fall Meeting and Program and Brewery Tour

The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI) hosted its Fall Meeting and Program on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Revolution Brewing BrewPub, located in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. A mixture of building consultants, contractors, architects, engineers, facility managers, and product manufacturers participated in the one-day meeting and program that featured lunch, […]

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September 14, 2018 – CAC-RCI Summer Program and Meeting Summary and Upcoming Fall Event

The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI) conducted its Summer Program on Friday, September 14, 2018 at Arrowhead Golf Club in Wheaton, Illinois.  The event was attended by approximately 50 CAC-RCI members, speakers, guests, and exhibitors.  Table top exhibitors included Tecta America, A&D Building Products, and Architectural Building Solutions.  The first program presentation was […]

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September 14, 2018 – CAC Building Envelope Foundation Awards Scholarships

CAC Building Envelope Foundation is proud to announce 2018 fall semester Scholarship recipients, who are all seniors at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), and are majoring in either Architectural Engineering or Civil Engineering: o Xavier John o Esther Nazziwa o Khadijah Nesbitt o Joshua Wolf CAC-BEF invited the recipients to attend and be recognized […]

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CAC-RCI Program Summaries and Upcoming Summer/Fall Events

It’s been a busy few months for the Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI)! On April 20, 2018, CAC-RCI conducted RCI’s Architectural Sheet Metal Flashing Design Educational Program.  Messrs. Remo Capolino and Russell Raymond, both instrumental in developing the course, were the instructors for the 25 attendees of the one day class.  The day […]

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January 17, 2018 – CAC-RCI Hosts Annual Winter Meeting

The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI) hosted its Annual Meeting & Program for the 15th consecutive year, on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Hamburger University, located on McDonald’s corporate campus in Oak Brook, Illinois.  A mixture of approximately 125 consultants, contractors, architects, engineers, facility managers, and manufacturers participated in the one-day program that […]

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November 10, 2017 – CAC-RCI Conducts 2017 Fall Meeting and Program

The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI) conducted its Fall Program on Friday, November 10, 2017 at The Village Links of Glen Ellyn in suburban Chicago.  Table top exhibitors included Tecta America, SJ Mallein Co., Versico Roofing Systems, Soprema, and Sheet Metal Supply Ltd.  Due to the generous support of the table top exhibitors, […]

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September 15, 2017 – CAC-RCI Conducts 2017 Summer Meeting and Hosts Inaugural Golf Outing

The Chicago Area Chapter of RCI, Inc. (CAC-RCI) conducted its Summer Program on Friday, September 15, 2016 at The Village Links of Glen Ellyn in suburban Chicago.  The event was attended by approximately 40 CAC-RCI members, speakers, guests, and exhibitors.  Table top exhibitors included Tecta America, SJ Mallein Co., Hunter Panels, and A&D Building Products. […]

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