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This Month's Program

LED lighting systems aren't just for the electrical engineers.  The way lighting is used in a building can affect the design and appearance of of the building and the certification of sustainability credits available.

Kevin Bremer, Resource Lighting from Chesapeake VA  has advised Owners, Engineers, Architects and Contractors on the best way to utilize LED systems and Controls to the best advantage of the design.  Come join the Tidewater VA CSI as we learn about this valuable resource toward a sustainable environment. 

Come join us for a light meal, networking and good information at the Slover Library.  More information at the Event's link below.  We look forward to seeing you.


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President's Report

The tour of the IKEA Norfolk was quite eye opening.  Not only is IKEA a retail trendsetter, they also use innovative and interesting ideas and products in the construction of their stores.  After a small group adjourned to the Hilton next door for a beer, light fare and interesting conversation.  I look forward to more at our next meeting, November 28. 

A lot of things are happening at Institute.  CSI has negotiated to pay the AIA.CES Education Provider Fee for all of the CSI Chapters starting in 2019.   Currently now we need to self report, but soon we will be able to provide AIA credits for those that need them for registration purposes.

The old saying goes:  “You only get out of an organization what you put in”.  CSI has opportunities for you to contribute to our collective construction community.  The online Volunteer Opportunities page is now live on the CSI Website at https://www.csiresources.org/volunteeropportunities.  I have learned more about my profession through my volunteer activities than I did in school.  Take advantage of this,  you might learn something new! 



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Welcome New Members

Robert Field, CSI PPG Paints
Cindy Adkins, CSI Stonhard
Kari Daniel, CSI LG Hausys
Matthew Smith, CSI  
Andrew Gleason, CSI-EP Carlisle Construction Materials
Michael Gutknecht, CSI-EP Fabreeka International
Danielle Carter, CSI-EP  
Kevin Vaughn, CSI, CDT  

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Calendar of Events

Current planning includes panel discussions to include masonry practices, job site safety requirements, storm water regulations, and roof repair/replacement topics; technical programs in more depth than your typical lunch and learns for innovative products and topics of concern such as sea level rise, and water conservation.  We also want to include more site visits of interesting projects and historical locations in our area; subject to the venue, some of the site visits may modify the dates listed below, so check the Facebook and LinkIn pages for the latest information as it develops.

November 28 LED Systems at Slover Library, Norfolk VA

December 12—Holiday Social, bring your significant other to celebrate the holidays with us. Topic and Location TBA

January 23 Topic and Location TBA

February 27 Topic and Location TBA

March 27 Topic and Location TBA

April 24 Topic and Location TBA

May 2 - 5 BACK TO THE FUTURE - MARC2019 
Middle Atlantic Region Conference,
Homewood Suites, Center Valley, PA - Theme 

May 8 Topic and Location TBA

June 26—Social Gathering and Chapter Awards

If you have an interesting topic or presentation that is a step beyond the typical lunch and learn to share with your colleagues at TVACSI please contact Richard Corner to schedule for one of our chapter meetings. 


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