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BUILDING KNOWLEDGE

IMPROVING PROJECT DELIVERY

COMMUNITY

CSI is a nonprofit organization and nationwide community of professionals in the building industry. Our membership base ranges from architects, specifiers, engineers, contractors, product representatives and manufacturers, to building owners and more. CSI is dedicated to inclusion, education, and innovation within the building industry.

CSI Raleigh-Durham is your local chapter of building and AEC professionals. Welcome!

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, check out our leadership pageIf you have news you'd like to share with our local CSIRDU community, let us know and we can highlight our members or sponsors on our CSIRDU Newspage and our various platforms. Be sure to give us a follow to stay up to date!

We hope you connect in person, as we have meetings every month September-June. Our Chapter meetings are help typically on the 4th Tuesday evening of the month but may vary. Find details on our events tab!

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CSI is a must for any professional involved in designing, supplying, building, negotiating, planning, contracting or any other function in the construction-building industry. CSI members bring real world solutions to this ever-changing climate. 

CSI works with organizations around the globe to create and maintain the standards and formats that guide the construction industry's communication and documentation.

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CSI is the construction community's authority on communication and construction documentation. Through CSI's Certification Program, you can develop a conceptual understanding of the entire construction process, and concrete skills in:

  • Construction documentation development and administration

  • Specification writing and enforcement

  • Product research and sourcing

  • Communication with the design and contracting teams

CSI National chapter locator.

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Construction professionals perform better when they understand how a construction project comes together. That's why CSI's education program focuses on teaching the roles and responsibilities of each member of the team, and how products and materials interact on the jobsite. 

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COMMUNITY

1948

Construction Specification Institute Established

1962

Raleigh-Durham CSI Chapter Established

50+

Local Scholarships Awarded

10

Years of Outstanding Chapter Commendation
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CERTIFICATION

CSI is the construction community's authority on communication and construction documentation. Through CSI's Certification Program, you can develop a conceptual understanding of the entire construction process, and concrete skills in:

  • Construction documentation development and administration

  • Specification writing and enforcement

  • Product research and sourcing

  • Communication with the design and contracting teams

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CDT®

Earning a Construction Documents Technology (CDT®) certification proves you have a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively interpret and communicate construction documentation. 
 

CCCA

Earn your Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA) to demonstrate your knowledge of developing, administering and enforcing construction documentation.
 

CCS

Attaining the Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) validates that you’re a skilled product researcher who knows how to identify cost-effective, efficient solutions – and communicate those through specifications.
 

CCPR

A Certified Construction Product Representative (CCPR) is more than a sales rep – you’re a valued resource called upon by design teams because you understand construction documentation and speak their language.

CERTIFICATION

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EVENTS

EVENTS

The CSIRDU Chapter typically meets on the fourth Tuesday evening of the month September-May. Our June Awards Dinner is typically the second Tuesday evening. Our planned Chapter Meeting dates are listed below:

 Please see our event details to confirm and register

September 26
October 24
November 30
December 19
January 23

February 27
March 26
April 23
May 28
June 11

Have an idea or suggestion for CSI Raleigh-Durham chapter meetings?

Email us at csirdu@gmail.com

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • 2024 CSIRDU Chapter Awards Nominations
    2024 CSIRDU Chapter Awards Nominations
    Mon, Apr 29
    online nominations
    Apr 29, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jun 01, 2024, 11:59 PM
    online nominations
    Nominations are now OPEN! Take a moment to recognize the hard work of your fellow CSIRDU members. Please take a "ticket" for each nomination. Nominations will be open through June 2. - This is just for nominations. This is not event registration for the Awards Dinner.
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  • 2024 CSIRDU Chapter Awards Dinner
    2024 CSIRDU Chapter Awards Dinner
    Tue, Jun 11
    NCSU Clubhouse
    Jun 11, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    NCSU Clubhouse, 4200 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Please join us for our 2024 Chapter Awards Dinner this June! We appreciate all of our CSIRDU members and the volunteerism and enthusiasm they have for the AEC industry. Please join us in celebrating and honoring their outstanding efforts.
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  • Luxury Project in Durham: The Novus
    Luxury Project in Durham: The Novus
    Date and time is TBD
    Bull McCabs
    Date and time is TBD
    Bull McCabs, 427 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
    Join us for a joint event in June with the Building Enclosure Council! Enjoy happy hour where we will hear a panel discussion on the design and construction of the Novus Project in downtown Durham. Design by LS3P.
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ABOUT

ABOUT

Our Mission:

The mission of CSI is to advance building information management and education of project teams to improve facility performance.

How We Do It:

CSI is a national association of more than 9,500 volunteers, including specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, facility managers, product representatives, manufacturers, owners and others who are experts in building construction and the materials used therein. They are dedicated to improving the communication of construction information through:

  • A diversified membership base of allied professionals involved in the creation and management of the built environment. Join us!

  • Continuous development and transformation of standards and formats.

  • Education and certification of professionals to improve project delivery processes.

  • Creation of practice tools to assist users throughout the facility life-cycle.

Raleigh-Durham Chapter:

CONTACT

Monthly Non-Tour Meeting Location:
Monthly Board Meeting Location:

Chapter meetings are typically on the fourth Tuesday of the month.

Inquiries

For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please fill out the following form

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Mail and Email

CSI Raleigh-Durham Chapter

PO Box 17711

Raleigh, NC 27619

csirdu@gmail.com

Volunteering

If you are interested in joining a Board meeting, or becoming a Board or Committee member with the Raleigh-Durham chapter, please send us an email to the Chapter President or to: 

csirdu@gmail.com

Your CSIRDU Board

If you would like to contact a member of the Board, the current positions and their volunteers can be found on our Board Members page.

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