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!

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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

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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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Construction Specification Institute Established

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Raleigh-Durham CSI Chapter Established

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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.

 

CHAPTER SPONSORS

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EVENTS

STAY CONNECTED
Check out our new resources page!
We have postponed or cancelled events during this time due to COVID-19. We have reached out to our sponsors for resources, online continuing education courses, or sample ordering services they are offering. If you would like to add your company's resources to our website, please let us know!

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Construction Outlook Forecast
    Dec 14, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    NC State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Please join us for our December program where our guest speaker, Alex Carrick, from Construct Connect will present the construction industry outlook for 2022. Register now!
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  • FY 2022 CSI Raleigh Durham Chapter Sponsorship
    To be included on the Chapter Sponsorship
    Banner, Commitment is Required by Oct 15th
    We greatly appreciate the continued support from our sponsors! Without your support we could not hold the programs we have each year! To be a sponsor for the 2022 fiscal year please see the information below or contact our current sponsorship chair, Dean Waldrop, at dwaldrop@hazenandsawyer.com.
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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:

Monthly meetings are held on the third 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

350 E Six Forks Rd Ste 150

Raleigh, NC 27619-7879

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