What Is CSI?

CSI's Mission

The mission of CSI is to advance building information management and education of project teams to improve facility performance.

CSI is a national association of specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, facility managers, product representatives, manufacturers, owners and others who are experts in building construction and the materials used therein.

Benefits of CSI Membership

  • Advance Your Career. Be confident in your role in the construction project, and earn your employer's confidence in your skills and knowledge.As a part of the CSI community, you have added resources to earn your certificate as a Construction Document Technologist (CDT) or one of the advanced CSI certifications.
  • Connect with Colleagues. Engage with colleagues from around the world on www.csiresources.org, join an online community and your local chapter. You know how valuable it is to be a member of a community of professionals from every facet of the industry.
  • Stay Up-To-Date. CSI brings you the best in construction building communications. CSI's monthly peer-reviewed magazine, The Construction Specifier, discusses the latest trends in construction building and design. The CSI Weekly e-newsletter keeps you up-to-date on issues and events affecting your profession and the industry.And your local chapter keeps you current on the issues important to you where you live and work.
  • Drive the Industry. CSI volunteers develop the standards and formats that guide construction communication. They create MasterFormat, the Practice Guides, and many other projects and programs vital to the construction community. As a member of CSI, you can volunteer and drive the industry locally and nationally.
  • Access Member-Only Benefits Pricing. Your CSI membership gives you access to discounts on orders in the CSI Store [www.csiresources.org/store] and access to MasterFormat.com, things you need to get your job done.