Membership is open to any individual interested in furthering the purposes of the Minnesota Building Enclosure Council (BEC Minnesota). Membership offers access to an interdisciplinary forum of architects, engineers, consultants, manufacturers, contractors, building officials, and other professionals who share a commitment to the advancement of resilient, high performing, and energy-efficient building enclosures. Please support our mission by becoming a member during this important phase in our organization’s development.
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Tax Deductions: The Minnesota Building Enclosure Council has qualified for tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(c)(3). Donors may deduct contributions in accordance with IRC Section 170. BEC-MN is also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under Section 2055, 2106, or 2522. Please consult with your tax advisor for final determination of deductibility.
Benefits of Joining
Access unrivaled knowledge resources
Building enclosure practices are changing at an unprecedented pace. BEC Minnesota can help ensure you are best equipped for the challenges that lie ahead. Individual membership gives you access to important resources, information, and guidance from recognized experts in the design and construction industry. Members also gain important insights into national initiatives & research spearheaded by the National Institute of Buildings Sciences (NIBS) and the Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC).
Get involved and raise your profile
Membership offers countless opportunities to raise your profile and get involved with Minnesota’s design & construction communities. From networking, mentoring, and volunteering to research and policy change, BEC Minnesota offers a unique and interdisciplinary forum for professional enrichment and recognition. Enhance your career through specialty groups; opportunities for leadership, authorship and speaking engagements; and involvement in advocacy and public service initiatives.
Sharpen your practice
BEC Minnesota offers educational opportunities found nowhere else. Our events promote truly relevant and bold ideas that will sharpen your practice and raise your awareness. Design professionals are encouraged to self report these CEUs through AIA’s CES Discovery System.
Leadership & voting rights
Memberships provides opportunities to serve on the board, committees, and organization elections.