Designing With Hardwood Veneer - Dan Whittelsey, AWI

Posted: Tue, Oct 12, 2021

Dan Whittelsey from longtime AWI Member Supplier Company, Crown Hardwood Veneer is going to present the Designing with Hardwood Veneer program on October 12th. The program will be held at the AGC office at 3306 Ragsdale Ave. NW. This program is registered for AIA/CES HSW credits. Join us at 11:30 to fellowship and the program will go live at noon. You must make a reservation to request a lunch by emailing

Art Salon - CSI Knoxville partners with Knoxville by Design - AIA

Posted: Tue, Sep 21, 2021

October 1, 2021, 5:30pm -9:00pm

Able Trade, 203 W Jackson Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902

Join us for the First Friday pop-up gallery celebrating the vast range of original works of art created by architects and related professionals in East Tennessee. Don’t miss out on this one-night-only event. Light snacks and drinks will be provided.

Intro to IEBC Work Area Compliance

Posted: Tue, Sep 14, 2021

James Tente, Knoxville Chief Building Inspector, will be the speaker at the monthly CSI lunch meeting to be held at the AGC office at 3306 Ragsdale Ave. Mr. Tente brings 22+ years of leadership in the civil service sector as a code official, building inspector, plans examiner and educator. James’ focus on model codes has led to his 34 International Code Council Certifications, including Certified Building Official and Certified Fire Marshal credentials. James has dedicated his career to the application, interpretation and understanding of the ICC family of I-codes which has led him to attain Master Code Professional status joining the 900 other dedicated industry experts around the globe.

This program is registered for AIA/CES HSW credits and includes the following learning objectives:

  1. What is the IEBC Work Area Compliance Method. (What are the 3 compliance methods, why use the work area method over others.)
  2. What are the different alteration levels, and how does that impact a project. (Overview of what a Work Area is, importance of work area regarding accessibility and understanding the progressive structure of alteration levels.)
  3. Means of egress and fire protection requirements of the Work Area Compliance Method. (How does the work area method impact the means of egress and fire protection requirements.)

The program is free for CSI members and $20 for non-members. It will also be broadcast over ZOOM starting at 12 noon. For reservations email

18th Annual CSI Golf Tournament - Oct. 22

Posted: Sun, Aug 15, 2021

The CSI Golf Tournament will be held this year on October 22, 2021 at Egwani Farms Golf Course. Registrations are open for golf teams and for sponsorships. Just look at the top right corner of this webpage and follow the link to the registration page.

The CSI Knoxville Chapter is committed to promoting education in construction related fields. Proceeds from this event help to fund scholarships at the UT College of Architecture & Design and other local design and construction related programs.

Come join us. It's time to leave your nest and hit some Birdies!

CSI Knoxville January Meeting

Posted: Tue, Jan 12, 2021

Join Us Tuesday, Tuesday, January 12th at 11:30am, Presented By Wayne Norman, ASSA ABLOY Ameristar Perimeter Fencing will share with us on Codes and Standards Affecting the Perimeter Security Industry. 11:30am (EST)- Networking 12:00pm (EST)- Presentation AFPOF7 - Codes and Standards Affecting the Perimeter Security Industry (1 hour) AIA accredited presentation - 1 hour (HSW ACCREDITED | CEU) This presentation reviews some of the current codes and standards affecting the perimeter security industry. ASTM, IBC, UL Listing, AASHTO and other safety codes have made understanding and providing appropriate solutions more challenging than ever. Modern challenges have created a higher demand for very specifically performing fence and perimeter control systems. We take a close look at those requirements and review product solutions for an effective approach to physical site security and access control. Wayne Norman ASSA ABLOY Ameristar Perimeter Fencing

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