September 2019 Dinner Meeting


   Thursday, September 26, 2019
Topic: 
LEED Retrofitting of Buildings - 1.0 PDH

Location:    
Valley Forge Casino, 1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia, PA
Meeting Room:  Laurel Ballroom
Cost**: 
General Admission $50; Government $35; Students $35

PLEASE RSVP BY 3:30 PM ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

Registration:

Online: Click here.

OR

Email: Keithe Merl - keithe.merl+SEI<at>gmail<dot>com
Please provide your name, affiliation, and your dinner preference.

Description:
Saint‐Gobain CertainTeed’s new headquarters is a living lab. Learn about the benefits and challenges of renovating an existing building into a double LEED Platinum project.  In 2016, CR Magazine published a list of the most sustainable corporate headquarters. On the list, were leading companies including Saint‐Gobain CertainTeed.  Demonstrating their leadership in sustainability, instead of building a ground-up, new corporate headquarters, Saint‐Gobain CertainTeed transformed a 320,000 SF existing office building into a state of the art headquarters incorporating innovative solutions for energy use and a premier environment for employees. The project recently achieved LEED v2009 for Core & Shell Development Platinum certification and LEED v2009 for Commercial Interiors Platinum certification.

Presenter:

Michael Pavelsky, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Michael is Senior Associate and Sustainability Director at The Sheward Partnership, LLC, an architecture, planning, and sustainability consulting firm based in Philadelphia. Michael is responsible for directing all sustainable design and LEED efforts within the firm having managed nearly 600 LEED projects throughout the U.S., Canada and abroad. Michael is a Registered Architect and LEED Accredited Professional with over fifteen years of progressive sustainable design and consulting experience. Michael earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree, with honors, minoring in Historic Preservation from Philadelphia University.

Meeting schedule:
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Social Hour
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm  Dinner (chicken/fish/vegetarian) - please note preference in response
7:15 pm Presentation

Note:

**Payment must be made for the cost of dinner if you make a reservation but are not able to attend, since we must pay this cost to the caterer.**

SAVE THE DATE:
Structures Congress
April 5-8, 2020 in St. Louis, MO 



For more information visit: www.structurescongress.org

May Joint SEI / ICRI Dinner Meeting


Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Topic: 
Sika Carbon Fiber for Buildings and Bridges - 1.0 PDH

Location:    
Valley Forge Casino, 1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia, PA
Meeting Area Location:  The Venue Main Floor
Cost**: 
General Admission $50; Government $35; Students $35

PLEASE RSVP BY 3:30 PM ON MAY 3, 2019

Description:

Structural Strengthening Means & Methods will show how to determine why structures need to be strengthened, highlight materials that can be used for structural strengthening along with their advantages and disadvantages and provide design considerations, along with available industry guidelines, for successful use of materials.   

Presenter:
Scott DiStefano
Scott graduated from the Stevens Institute of Technology with a B.E. in Mechnical Engineering. He has been with Sika for the last 8 years as a product engineer and sales representative handling product lines ranging from cementitious underlayments to anchoring. He is currently the Product Manager for the Resins line of products including epoxies, coatings and FRP. Scott is a member of industry organizations such as ICRI (TAC member) and ACI and frequently participates and presents at industry functions. 

Meeting schedule:
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Social Hour
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm  Dinner (chicken/fish/vegetarian) - please note preference in response
7:15 pm Presentation

To register (REQUIRED):
Register Here (link), or you may email Niki Eno <neno@figgbridge.com> or call
610-594-2460, Extension 3028 by the Friday before the meeting (5/3/2019).  

Mail checks payable to SEI-Phila Chapter (or bring to the meeting) to:
SEI Treasurer Mr. James Deeney
1010 Adams Avenue
Audubon, PA 19403

Note:

**Payment must be made for the cost of dinner if you make a reservation but are not able to attend, since we must pay this cost to the caterer.**