CSI Phoenix Blogs

As I start my first presidents message I have had one subject on my mind and due to the fact that this subject was brought up at two recent meetings, I decided to write about it.

For about as long as I have been in the business of architecture and construction, I have been lifting weights. This summer will be 30 years and counting. As I... Read more

Thank you for all those who attended our last membership meeting and awards banquet. Although the attendance was down, it was nice to get together for one last time before summer officially starts. Appreciation certificates were given to the board members and committee chairs for their work in keeping our chapter active and interesting. Six... Read more

Welcome to 2011! Many new programs and projects are planned for the Phoenix Chapter and I hope everyone will take advantage of them.

Our second ÏLets get Dirty event on February 24th will highlight concrete decorative coatings. We are starting to see stains and concrete coatings taking a major role in construction finishes not only for... Read more

32 members and guests showed up for the ÏLets Get Dirty program hosted by Sherwin Williams. VOC, smell, application rates, mil gauges and epoxy mixes were presented to those who were willing to get their hands dirty and play with the materials. A special thanks to Angie France and the other Sherwin Williams members who walked us through paints... Read more

Our first dinner meeting was a success and everyone had a lot of time for networking and socializing with chapter members and guests. Those who did not attend missed a great program on Tempes new ÏGreen Building design and the effort that went into constructing it.

For those who have not worked with paints, epoxies or sealants, October... Read more

I hope everyone had a pleasant summer even with the high humidity and temperatures that some of us forget about in the other six months of the year. We have a great lineup of programs for the 2010-2011 monthly meetings and Don Stone and his committee promise something for everyone.

We found out from National that Phoenix will be hosting... Read more

As the incoming President of the Phoenix Chapter for 2010-2011, I look forward to the challenges ahead of us for an unsettled construction economy. Membership retention, growth of the chapter and quality education programs are areas that I and your new board will be dealing with over the summer and into next year. We are asking for assistance... Read more

This Presidents Message constitutes my ÏSwan Song as your Chapter President and I hope Ive been able to keep you interested and enthusiastic in CSI, why we are here, and what we are trying to do to make you a better Architectural Product Rep, Contractor, Architect, Owner/Manager, etc. It has been an interesting year and one that could not have... Read more

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