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CSI Announces Project Dynamo, an Industry Wide Digital Construction Initiative

Driven by rapid change and the need to better integrate specifications, building products, and building information modeling (BIM), the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) announced CSI Project Dynamo, an initiative to expand its industry standard organizing principles to work more effectively with BIM to support the digital needs of design and construction professionals.

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METROCON18 Expo & Conference Seeking Architecture & Design Continuing Education Presentation Submissions

METROCON is the largest not-for-profit, self-produced, volunteer-driven, design specification-focused regional expo and conference in the USA. This marks the event’s 16th year, as well as the second year the following five associations serving the built environment have joined forces to plan and execute it (listed in alphabetical order): ASID Texas Chapter, ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, CSI Dallas Chapter, NEWH Dallas Chapter, and USGBC Texas Chapter.

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ATAS International, Inc. Joins the Construction Specifications Institute Corporate Partner Program at the Platinum Level

ATAS International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall and ceiling panels, joins the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Corporate Partner Program (CPP) at the Platinum level. The partnership is customized to provide ATAS with opportunities to engage CSI members directly through easy access to resources and thought leadership in sustainable building envelope products, both for commercial and residential buildings.

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Custom® Building Products Architectural Consultant Wins The Construction Specifier Article of the Year Award

Howard Jancy, a commercial architectural consultant for Custom® Building Products, recently won The Construction Specifier Article of the Year Award. The annual honor given by the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) recognizes exemplary editorial contributions by a member to its official magazine, The Construction Specifier. Jancy’s article, “For the Want of a Horseshoe Nail: Identifying Causes of Tile Failure,” uses a case study to reinforce the importance of starting a project with accurate specifications to avoid problems later.

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Guide to Green Building – Product of the Week

Fired-clay brick exteriors and pavers allow virtually unlimited design freedom with earth-friendly sustainability. Brick’s tested superior durability, moisture resistance, seismic strength and performance in extreme weather offers a minimum one-hour fire rating by itself. Made from abundant natural clay and shale, fired-clay brick is available in many colors that do not fade, does not off-gas volatile organize compounds (VOCs) or other toxic materials with a 100-year lifespan.

Fired-clay brick exteriors and pavers allow virtually unlimited design freedom with earth-friendly sustainability. Brick’s tested superior durability, moisture resistance, seismic strength and performance in extreme weather offers a minimum one-hour fire rating by itself. Made from abundant natural clay and shale, fired-clay brick is available in many colors that do not fade, does not off-gas volatile organize compounds (VOCs) or other toxic materials with a 100-year lifespan.

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