WHEN: Tuesday March 19, 2019 5:00 – Networking 5:30 - Program 6:30 – Dinner WHERE: Leo’s Ristorante 11 Leo Turo Way Worcester, MA 01604 COST: Program: Free Dinner: $20 (students free) Residential construction has evolved significantly over the last 20 years or so. A nice Sunday drive thru towns east of Worcester such as Shrewsbury, Boylston, Northborough, and Southborough and you can easily see that Architects are no longer designing and Contractors are no longer building, the traditional cape or…Find out more »
Joint Education Program with AIA CM & CSI WCC WHAT: A joint education opportunity from AIA Central Massachusetts (AIA CM) and Construction Specifications Institute (CSI WCC) Worcester County Chapter. Experience an in-depth look at the design and construction of Assumption College's landmark Tsotsis Academic Center. Attendees will view a demonstration of the acoustic abilities of Curtis Hall, hear about construction challenges, lessons learned, and tour the facility. A historical overview of Assumption College's relocation to its current campus will also…Find out more »
WHEN: Tuesday April 16, 2019 starting at 5:00PM in the fire lab WHERE: WPI Gateway Park 50 Prescott Street Worcester, MA 01609 COST: Free Pizza and drinks provided Spray Fire-Resistant Materials (SFRM) and Intumescent Fire-Resistant Materials (IFRM) are common ways to move a building’s Construction Type from unprotected to protected classification. If you’re an architect or a contractor, you’ve probably been involved on a project where spray fireproofing has been used in some capacity. But what do you really know…Find out more »
WHEN: Tuesday May 21, 2019 5:00 – Networking 5:30 – Program 6:30 – Dinner WHERE: Leo’s Ristorante 11 Leo Turo Way Worcester, MA 01604 COST: Program: Free Dinner: $20 (students free) With advances in technology, construction document preparation has undergone a drastic transformation. Drawings have gone from manual drafting to computer aided design/drafting or CAD. First in two dimensional automation, then as 3D drawings and now moving to true Building Information Modeling. Specifications have also undergone a transition from typewritten…Find out more »
When: Tuesday June 18, 2019 Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Bullpen Buffet We will sit in a tented area for the buffet Game: 6:30 PM Game Time - Play Ball! Box seat for CSI at the game Place: Worcester Bravehearts 1 College Street Worcester, MA 01610 www.WorcesterBravehearts.com Cost: $27 per Adult $18 per Child (under 12) (includes Buffet, Game ticket, parking & Free Hat) The Bullpen Buffet Grilled Angus Burgers Grilled Jumbo Fitton Field Franks Grilled Chicken Sandwiches Grilled…Find out more »
July's CSI Worcester Chapter event will be the annual Construction Industry Summer Golf Open at the Heritage Country Club in Charlton. It will take place on Friday, July 26th. Information on this event is provided below. To register please fill out and send back the following form: PDF version: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b666e7ad029ca13759b23aad1/files/229dc670-d181-4cab-8fef-7497af3e0ec6/2019_Registration_Form_2019_05_28_1_.pdf Word version: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b666e7ad029ca13759b23aad1/files/809de3c1-ce9a-40fc-871b-a1650bc27502/2019_Registration_Form_2019_05_28_1_.doc For additional details on this event please go to: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/b666e7ad029ca13759b23aad1/files/91180a84-d114-4d34-a4e3-607e26a17fbe/CISO_Golf_Flyer_2019_07_26_6_.pdfFind out more »
Race starts at: Leo’s Ristorante, 11 Leo Turo Way, Worcester Orientation starts at 5:00 PM Teams Depart at 5:15 PM Bring a camera, GPS devices allowed Return to Leo’s upon completion for food, drinks, prizes and history MORE DETAILS AT: csiworcester.com www.preservationworcester.org http://www.aiacm.org For questions, email email@example.com Register to play, email firstname.lastname@example.org Join the Worcester County Construction Specifications Institute, Preservation Worcester and Central Mass American Institute of Architects for an “Amazing Race” style competition to locate some of Worcester’s historically…Find out more »
WHEN: Tuesday October 15, 2019 5:00 – Networking 5:30 – Program 6:30 – Dinner WHERE: Leo’s Ristorante 11 Leo Turo Way Worcester, MA 01604 COST: Program: Free Dinner: $20 (students free) Roofs might be the last thing the designer is concerned with, but they have the greatest exposure for post construction claims. 75% of post construction claims are roof-related and of those, 59% are related to perimeter edge metal failures. Damage from severe weather and the leaks that follow will…Find out more »
Cost: FREE! Soils are the foundation (literally and figuratively) of every building project! Geotechnical and subsurface issues can have a significant impact on project cost and schedule. Do you understand what you're reading when you open a geotechnical report or exploration logs for your site? What's the difference between a fine sand and a silt, and why does it matter? Soil conditions vary significantly from site to site, and there are many types of soil in the Northeast. Identifying and…Find out more »
The mission of CSI is to advance building information management and education of project teams to improve facility performance.
CSI offers various categories of membership … Professional for persons active in the construction industry, Emerging Professional for those new to the industry, Retired, Emeritus and Student.
Our broad and unique diversification of the chapter members offers opportunities for education, communication and networking with a focus on local issues.