Chapter Lunch Meeting
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Not Even the 3 Little Pigs Built Their Houses Out of Glass: How the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code will Change the Shape of Architecture
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: West Birdville Elementary School
3001 Layton Avenue
Haltom City, TX 76117
The 2015 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code came into force for the State of Texas in November 2016 for commercial construction. It is a quantum leap forward in building energy performance and will have significant impact on how architects and engineers work together to design energy efficient, high performance buildings.
Tony Molinaro, Principal, Regional Director, Texas Operations, TLC Engineering for Architecture
Check-in: Members and guests must check in at the front office.
Parking: Street parking on Walthall St., Layton Ave., and on-site visitor parking on south and east sides of the building.
Learning Units: AIA
Southern Regional Conference
April 1-4, 2017
Reverb: Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
New Orleans, LA
Onward and Upward – A Word from the Chapter President
Starting a new year is certainly easier when the leadership team has it down to a science. In today's ever changing social-economical-political environment, we should definitely appreciate Association volunteer efforts to keep us well-informed. By sharing and learning together, we all contribute to continuous improvement for the families and communities we serve. Read more >
Educational Facility Cost Trends and the Ever-Changing Construction Industry
In today’s construction economy, we have seen price fluctuations, labor shortages, material demand, and a surplus of projects being bid, in a range of construction types from highways, to industrial parks, to increased need for school facilities for the pent up demand from the recession. How have these impacted average school facility dollar cost? How has the industry been impacted with regard to quality of work? How has the industry been impacted by material and product usage? View the presentation.
2015 Impact Award Winners
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