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.

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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