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The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is a nation-wide nonprofit technical organization dedicated to the advancement of construction technology through communication, education, research, and service. Founded in 1948, CSI provides a forum for architects, engineers, specification writers, contractors, suppliers, and others in the industry.


Central Pennsylvania Chapter CSI Virtual Meeting

6:00-6:30 p.m. Meet-and-Greet Networking with All Attendees

6:30-7:30 p.m. Live Technical Education Program

Construction Economic Forecast 2021 -

Behind the Headlines

Presented by Ed Zarenski

Construction Analytics

More information coming soon!

Learning Objectives for Program Participants:

  • Identify
  • Achieve
  • Understand
  • Develop

     Ed Zarenski is the sole proprietor of Construction Analytics consulting, which provides construction economic analysis tailored to meet the client’s needs on a range of construction topics. Ed semi-retired in 2014 from a 42 year career in construction, 35 of those years as a building project cost estimator and construction economics analyst with Gilbane Building Company. He now spends his time as a construction economics analyst, author, educator and presenter. He created the blog, "Construction Analytics," https://edzarenski.com/ as a place where his readers can find in-depth, behind the headlines commentary related to the economics of building construction.

     This program will be submitted to AIA CES for 1 LU continuing education. Certificates will be available to all attendees, issued by email following the meeting.

     CPC-CSI members attending this program will receive a $20 Panera Gift Card by electronic delivery, following the meeting, as a thank you for being chapter members.

     TO REGISTER for this FREE program and receive the Zoom URL link, email our host, Ken Robinson at kbrpe@kbraengineering.com no later than 3:00 p.m. on March 9.

     The chapter meeting will be preceded by the CPC CSI Board meeting from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.  All CPC CSI members are welcome to attend (if so, please note when you register for the program).

Our Program Committee continues to seek ideas for diverse, unbiased, educational presentations pertinent to the AEC industry.  If you would like to be part of our Program Committee, or just have some program ideas to share, please contact Chris Atwood (catwood@gfnet.com) or Jeff Turicik (JeffTurick@ykkap.com)