Patrick Reicher presents “Specifications for Improved Performance of Fenestration Systems” at CSI Chicago Technical Roundtable

This technical roundtable will focus on several options that specifiers can take during the design phase to increase the likelihood of satisfactory performance of fenestrations systems during their service life. Review of current industry standards, considerations to improve specification language, importance of construction sequencing, and field testing methods for quality control will be discussed.


George Mulholland, S.E., P.E. is elected Director of the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI), Chicago Chapter

George Mulholland to serve as Director of the Chicago IRCI chapter, a local chapter of the ICRI, the only association in the concrete industry devoted solely to repair and restoration, and protection of concrete and other structures. ICRI members consist of contractors, manufacturers, engineers, distributors, owners, and other professionals involved in prolonging the useful life of concrete through quality repair, restoration, and protection. As a Director, he will be responsible for local chapter sponsorships, student outreach and chapter publications.


Dr. Robert Kudder, S.E., FASTM is appointed to the Northwestern University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, External Advisory Board

RRJ Principal, Robert Kudder has been appointed to the Northwestern University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering External Advisory Board. This three-year board position provides strategic advice on the department’s educational and research activities and is part of the accreditation process for the department. The current 12-member board consists of senior engineering professionals from industry and academia, alumni and non-alumni. Dr. Kudder received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from Northwestern University.