The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is an individual membership
technical society whose core purpose is to improve the process of creating and
sustaining the built environment. The Institute provides technical information
and products, continuing education, professional conferences, and product shows
to enhance communication among all disciplines of nonresidential building
design and construction and meet the industry’s need for a common system of
organizing and presenting construction information. CSI’s more than 18,000
members include architects, engineers, constructors, specifiers of construction
products, suppliers of construction products, building owners, and facilities
managers. Founded in 1948, CSI is headquartered outside Washington in
Alexandria, VA, and has 143 local chapters nationwide.
CSI’s Mission Statement
"The Construction Specifications Institute advances the process of creating and
sustaining the built environment for the benefit of the construction community
by using the diversity of its members to exchange knowledge."
CSI NER Core Purpose
Support, represent,and serve Region Chapters and our members.
CSI NER Mission Statement
To advance and promote fellowship, excellence, and professionalism,
synergistically increasing the effectiveness, image and impact of our Chapters
as they serve their members and the construction industry.
Code Of Ethics
Believing that honesty and integrity, high ideals and concern for the welfare
of the construction industry are both desirable and necessary, and in a sincere
effort to promote the mission of the Institute, members of CSI pledge
Establish and maintain high standards of professional conduct.
Freely interchange information and experience with members of the construction
Maintain confidentiality of privileged information.
Avoid conflicts of interest.
Avoid misrepresentation of products and services.
Promote improvement of construction communications, techniques, and procedures.