CSINext March 2023 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our March Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "Accessibility: ANSI or ADA" Presented by Daniel Hargreaves, FCSI, AIA, iSCS, RAS, LEED Assoc. Mark your calendars for March 9th at 12:00pm EST. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext February 2023 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our February Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "The Role of Acoustics in Responsible Design" Presented by Tony Sola. Mark your calendars for February 9th at 12:00pm EST. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext January 2023 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our January Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "3M Architectural Finishes" Presented by Heidi Lohmann. Mark your calendars for January 12th at 12:00pm EST. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext December 2022 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our December Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "AWI Care & Storage" Presented by Margaret S. Fisher. Mark your calendars for December 8th at 12:00pm EST. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext November 2022 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our October Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "Area Separation Wall Systems -Designing Better Fire & Sound Protection" Presented by Thad Goodman FCSI, CDT, CCPR, LEED Green Associate. Mark your calendars for November 10th at 12:00pm EDT. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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TAN Line

You may have noticed a new link at CSINext. The TAN Line is short for Trusted Advisor Network. What is the Trusted Advisor Network, ie the TAN Line? Simply put, it the virtual evolution of the Chapter meeting where you build your Network. We encourage you to share your knowledge, ask questions, participate in discussions and become an integral part of this little community. Together we can become better community leaders and provide our members with a much better experience.

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CSINext October 2022 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our October Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "Designing a Cost Effective Rainscreen wall with Compact HPL" Presented by Collette Hart. Mark your calendars for October 20th at 12:00pm EDT. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext September 2022 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our September Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "Building Bad Slabs" How to increase costs, and reduce quality in polished concrete slab construction Presented by Chris Bennett, iSCS. Mark your calendars for September 8th at 12:00pm EDT. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext June 2022 Meeting

SAVE the DATE: We need to move the meeting by one week... June 16th, 2022 still at 4:00pm EDT.

Greetings! We will be conducting our June Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "The Accessible Restroom" Presented by Daniel Hargreaves. Mark your calendars for June 16th at 4:00pm EDT. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext May 2022 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our April Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "Bridging the Gap Between Division 03 and Division 09, a New PerSPECtive" Presented by Keith Robinson. Mark your calendars for May 12th at 4:00pm EDT. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext March 2022 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our March Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "AWI0641 - Architectural Wood Casework Standard" Presented by Doug Hague with AWI. Mark your calendars for March 10th at 4:00pm EST. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext April 2022 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our April Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "How Enriching Spaces became 'the healthiest building in Ohio'" Presented by Dawn Schwartzman and Yasha Ogg. Mark your calendars for April 14th at 4:00pm EST. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext January 2022 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our January Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "The Bigger Picture | Insights from America's First CLT Hotel" Presented by Doug Steimle with Schaefer. Mark your calendars for January 13th at 4:00pm EST. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext February 2022 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our February Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "Looking through Real-Time Rendering to Design Architecture and Interiors for Virtual Reality" Presented by Dan Barringer with Virtual Reality Immersions. Mark your calendars for February 10th at 4:00pm EST. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext November 2021 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our November Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "Innovative Cement Board Applications Using Cement Board Continuous Insulation" Presented by Thad Goodman, FCSI, CDT, CCPR, LEED Green Associate with National Gypsum. Mark your calendars for November 11th at 4:00pm EST. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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CSINext October 2021 Meeting

Greetings! We will be conducting our May Chapter Meeting and the presentation will be "Designing for IAQ and COVID-19 Mitigation" Presented by Mark Ogg, PMP, CDT, CCCA. Mark your calendars for October 14th at 4:00pm EDT. We look forward to having you attend this free webinar, register today as space is limited!

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Welcome CSINext New Members!

Starting off the new year with more new members. CSINext continues to grow! CSINext is please to welcome the following CSI member to CSINext.

  • February 2021 - Lauren Roddy, CSI-EP
  • March 2021 - Rhonda Hansson, CSI-EP

 

CSINext March 2021 Anniversaries

Each of the following members joined CSI in March. CSINext is please to congratulate the following CSI members on their continued membership.

  • 3 Year - David Graham, CSI
  • 7 Years - Brian Stephens, CSI, CCCA
  • 8 Years - Suzan Jordan, CSI, CCPR, CDT
  • 9 Years - Randall Watterson, CSI, CDT
  • 21 Years - Daniel Hargreaves, FCSI, CDT, AIA, RAS, LEED Assoc.

Once again, CSINext really appreciate everyone's continued membership in CSI.

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Yesterday was a great day in Tucson from my point of view. What made it so great? Well, first it is the little things. I keep a pretty low bar, so it doesn’t take much. But the greatness came from the temperature being 74 degrees while driving my 2001 Miata home with the top down. This is my second convertible, if you have never owned one… well it is hard to explain. On my drive home, enjoying the wind in my hair and sun on my face I started thinking about my latest Web Browser. This is my latest switch over the past 25 years.

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An Organized Family

The title requires a little understanding of Revit. I note this because the as far as I can tell the term is unique to Revit. ArchiCAD uses term Components & GDL. Vectorworks calls them Plug-In-Object (PIO). I can keep dissecting the term but for now, I wanted to focus on the software I utilize for my production. In the days of CAD we had Blocks. These were small drawings that could repeat the graphical part of a drawing over and over while holding different attributes of information. 

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