How Precast Builds: PCI Architectural Certification Program

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Webinar On-Demand
Sponsored by Precast/Prestressed
Presented by Randy Wilson

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the purpose and benefits of certification programs.
  2. Explain the effect of a quality assurance program on finished product quality, safety, and the overall construction process.
  3. Describe the basic difference between the various PCI certification categories.
  4. Explain how to specify architectural precast concrete using the appropriate PCI certification categories.

Credits:

AIA
1 AIA LU/Elective

This presentation discusses the purposes and benefits of construction and design certification programs, explains the effect of quality assurance on finished product quality, and describes the differences between various PCI certification categories.

Arch Cert

Photo courtesy of Pinnacle Sporting Facility Kansas City, MO


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Randy Wilson has been promoting, educating and marketing architectural precast concrete and thin masonry façade solutions to the architect and construction manager community throughout the United States and Canada for 30 years. He began his career in cost accounting and estimating at Thomas Concrete (now Coreslab Structures, OKLA) and spent 13 years in sales at Concrete Technology, Inc (now High Concrete). He was national sales manager for thin brick at METROBRICK, and was owner of Select Thin Brick, a thin brick distribution company, and was thin brick product manager for Meridian Brick. He has been a member of PCI’s Architectural Precast Committee since 1995 and was co-author of the “Architectural Precast Concrete, MNL-122 Third Edition.”

 

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute PCI is the technical institute for the precast concrete structures industry. PCI develops, maintains, and disseminates the body of knowledge for designing, fabricating, and constructing with precast concrete. PCI provides technical resources, certification, continuing education, and much more.
Originally published in October 2020

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