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Polished Concrete Speaker Published in Construction Specifier

Posted: Fri, Jun 05, 2020

Chris Bennett, CSI will be making the monthly presentation for the chapter online on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at noon. Here is his recent article that was published in the Construction Specifier.  https://www.constructionspecifier.com/polished-concrete-not-just-shiny/

CSI Knoxville's Virtual Pub Crawl!

Posted: Wed, Apr 22, 2020

Join CSI Knoxville for a Virtual Pub Crawl! Grab your favorite beverage and snack and join us Wednesday, April 29,2020 for some fun networking and relaxing!

If you are interested in joining us, email csiknox@gmail.com for log-on information! See you at the 1st Pub on Wednesday!

Ann McGauran, Tennessee State Architect - Keynote Speaker - CSI's East Tennessee Building Products Show

Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2020

Ann McGauran

Tennessee State Architect

CSI Knoxville is thrilled to bring Ann McGauran, Tennessee State Architect as our Keynote Speaker at the 2020 East Tennessee Building Products Show, March 10, 2020, at the Foundry at the World's Fair Site. Ann will speak from 3:30pm - 5:00pm. Seating is limited, see link below to register.

Ann is an Architect with over 25 years of architectural, project management and real estate operations experiences, primarily with large multi-facility institutions. Ann has served in a variety of real estate roles for the State of TN since 2013 and was unanimously appointed as State Architect by the Tennessee State Building Commission (SBC) in 2017. As the chief staff officer of the SBC, Ann provides real estate expertise on capital projects and transactions affecting the States ~90 million sq. ft. and ~900,000 acre portfolio. Ann graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Architecture and received a Master’s in Healthcare Management from Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt University. Ann is NCARB certified and earned her initial architectural licensure from Florida and is currently licensed in Tennessee. 

Ann, her husband, Mick and their two sons Sean and Liam, live in Nashville.

Seating is limited. Register at: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=qmtbi86ab&oeidk=a07egwgb3kg8674ad65

CSI's East Tennessee Building Products Show

Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2020

CSI Knoxville presents the East Tennessee Building Products Show on March 10th at the Foundry in Downtown Knoxville. This annual highly trafficked event is the only Building and Architectural Product show in our area. This year keynote speaker for the event, is Tennessee State Architect, Ann McGauran, which she will be speaking prior to the Product Show at 3:30pm – 5:00pm.

Seating is limited. To reserve your seat:


Whitney Kaul, CSI, IIDA, LEED GA, Joins Tennessee Lighting Sales

Posted: Sat, Feb 01, 2020

Knoxville CSI member Whitney Kaul has joined Tennessee Lighting Sales as their Outside Specification Sales Representative for the Knoxville office. Whitney acquired her associates degree in Civil Engineering and bachelor degree in Interior Design from East Tennessee State University in 2008 through their joint program with Pellissippi State. After working the past few years in interior design practice, she earned her Tennessee registration in Interior Design.

When asked what scope of projects that Tennessee Lighting Sales supports, she replied, “I am involved in a variety of projects from residential, education, healthcare, hospitality, industrial and roadway. I support architects, interior designers and electrical engineers by helping them with whatever lighting needs that they have with their projects. We can help with any projects that has lights.”

Whitney has been a member of CSI since 2015. She explained how CSI has impacted her in the design and construction profession. “CSI has been a big asset to me in the profession. I have found a family within the building community that supports each other. CSI Knoxville is a group of people that I can go to for advice on a particular project and also for overall professional advice. The Knoxville chapter is a very welcoming group of people who always want to see you and the chapter succeed. They truly care about each other.”

Whitney has been a tremendous asset to our chapter. She currently serves as treasurer and manages to keep us financially sound. 

You can meet Whitney and see what Tennessee Light Sales has to offer at the East Tennessee Building Products Show 2020 on March 10 at the Foundry on the World’s Fair site.



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