Affiliations and Membership

As a manufacturer of high-performance building materials, Bautex Systems understands the importance of building and maintaning connections with the broader architecture, engineering and construction industries in order to create opportunities for dialog and continued learning. Bautex is a member of the following organizations that promote practical innovation and sustainability of building design and construction.

American Institute of Architects - Austin Chapter
The Austin Chapter of The American Institute of Architects supports the Central Texas architecture community by providing opportunities to connect, become more informed and to demonstrate a "commitment to great design as the key ingredient for livable, sustainable places." Bautex Systems is an Allied Member of the AIA Austin Chapter. 

American Institute of Architects - Houston Chapter
AIA Houston is a community of architects coming together to accomplish things in our practices and in our communities that no single architect can do alone. Bautex is an Affiliate Member of the AIA Houston Chapter 

American Institute of Architects - San Antonio Chapter
The mission of the San Antonio Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is to bring the local San Antonio and South Texas architectural and building community together to "advance architecture as professional craft and shape a more livable and sustainable future." Bautex Systems is an Allied Member of the AIA San Antonio chapter. 

American Institute of Architects - Dallas Chapter
AIA Dallas, the seventh largest chapter of The American Institute of Architects, empowers architects to excel and impact their practice, profession and community. AIA Dallas has a membership base of more than 2,000 members and 300 architectural firms. Bautex Systems is an Allied Member of the AIA Dallas chapter. 

American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES)
The American Institute of Architects is a leading professional membership association of licensed architects and design professionals. Bautex is an AIA Continuing Education System (AIA CES) provider offering architects AIA approved education programs on topics including engineering and design concepts and construction best practices of walls using insulating concrete forms, and the impacts of the changing building and energy conservation codes on building design and construction.

Association For Learning Environments (A4LE)
The Association For Learning Environments (formerly The Council of Educational Facilities Planners International) was established in 1921 to be an advocate and resource to educational organizations in the planning, construction, maintenance, equipping and operating of school facilities around the world in order to create and maintain safe and productive environments for learning.

Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
The Construction Specifications Institute advances building construction specification documentation through development of best practices, standards, education and certification. Bautex Systems is a member of the Houston Chapter of CSI. 

San Antonio Masonry Contractors Association (SAMCA)
Association of commercial and residential masonry contractors in the Greater San Antonio area that promotes masonry construction as a preferred exterior finish for buildings, and develops knowledge, education and training programs to improve the quality of masonry installation practices in the area. SAMCA sponsors trade apprenticeships and the annual Golden Trowel Awards banquet to recognize artistry and craftsmanship in the local masonry industry.

San Marcos Chamber of Commerce
The San Marcos Chamber of Commerce works to improve the economic conditions of the City of San Marcos and Hays County to provide a strong business environment for businesses and a higher quality of life for the citizens of the area. Bautex Systems is a member of the San Marcos Chamber.

San Marcos Manufacturers' Association (SMMA)
The San Marcos Manufacturers' Association provides an opportunity for industry leaders in the Greater San Marcos area to communicate and address common interests and concerns, and to participate in the local and regional community to support education, job training, and business and economic development programs.

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) The U.S. Green Building Council is a diverse group of construction professionals, teachers, students, lawmakers and citizens who share a vision for sustainable building. Bautex is a member of the National organization and a supporting Partner and member of the USGBC Texas Chapter. Paul Brown, President of Bautex, is currently a Director of USGBC Texas Chapter.