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.

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 featured 4 technical presentations (6 CEH’s) and ample networking opportunities.

Table-top exhibitors included: A&D Products LLC, American Hydrotech Inc., Architectural Building Solutions, AVM Industries Inc., BASF Corporation, Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA), International Leak Detection, Sika Sarnafil, Soprema/Chemlink, SJ Mallein Co., and Tecta America.

Technical sessions included: “Roofing/Waterproofing Testing and Monitoring” by Matthew Durrett of International Leak Detection; “Window Condensation Problems, Why Now?” by Robert Kudder and Sarah Flock of Raths, Raths, and Johnson, Inc.; “ASCE 7-16: An Overview of Changes Pertaining to Roof Systems and Rooftop Equipment” by Thomas Smith of TLSmith Consulting Inc.; and “The Proper Way to Specify an Air Barrier to Meet ASHRAE 90.1, IECC-2015, IGCC, and LEED v4.0″ by Roy Schauffele of Division 7 Solutions, Inc.

Following the technical sessions, President John Dashner convened a brief CAC-RCI Chapter Business Meeting before turning over the gavel to the new CAC-RCI President, Jeff Valentine.  The proceedings then adjourned to the CAC Building Envelope Foundation’s Third Annual Cocktail Reception. This year’s cocktail reception was co-sponsored by Interstate Roof Systems Consultants, Inc.

As with previous year’s programs, CAC-RCI coordinated efforts with the Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) which held its 35th Annual Trade Show at the nearby Drury Lane Conference Center the two days following the CAC-RCI Annual Meeting.

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