02-18-2016 Report

Meeting Recap – February 18, 2016

Practical Considerations for Building Façade Inspections

ICRI 2-18-2016 (2)The ICRI-Georgia Chapter hosted its February 2016 meeting on a beautiful sunny day on Thursday February 18th. The lunch meeting was held at Maggiano’s in the Perimeter/Dunwoody area of Atlanta and was well attended by 38 members and guests.

Bryan Heery, ICRI Georgia chapter president, opened the meeting by welcoming all in attendance. Bryan recognized and introduced a special guest, Mike Levin, national director of ICRI. Bryan recognized and introduced several past presidents which were in attendance. Bryan recognized a couple of new members and asked all in attendance to introduce themselves and the companies which they represent.

After formal introductions, Bryan recognized Coastal Construction Products as the February meeting sponsor. Cole Helms, regional sales manager for Coastal, was introduced and greeted the crowd. Cole gave a brief overview of their company and presented a video which detailed the merger of Georgia Construction Products and Coastal Construction Products.

Evan Moore of Innovative Engineering, Inc., presented a very informative program called Practical Considerations for Building Façade Inspections. Evan went over and discussed the history of façade inspection ordinances, how and why façades fail, and how to properly conduct façade inspections. Even also presented a couple of case studies highlighting representative projects which Innovative Engineering has recently been involved with. After the presentation, Mr. Moore fielded several questions regarding façade ordinances and inspections.

Joshua Lloyd was introduced and made an announcement regarding the upcoming ICRI Golf Tournament at the Northwoods Country Club in Lawrenceville on May 2nd.

James Dunlap drew the ticket for the “50-50” raffle which benefits ICRI’s scholarship efforts. The winner was Bryan Heery of Everclear Enterprises.

Before adjourning the meeting, Bryan Heery thanked everyone for their attendance and encouraged everyone to attend the upcoming March meeting.