Construction and Design Division

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Construction & Design Division

The Construction and Design Division (CONDES) serves practitioners in all areas of automation, bringing together professionals involved in design, construction, and commissioning activities related to all types of facilities.  CONDES supports development of applicable standards, recommended practices, and technical papers.  

Within the construction and design arenas, Division Members are involved in all facets of facility design and construction, building automation, safety and security, construction management, and commissioning of facilities and process systems.


News Update (January 2022):

After being dormant for several years, we are pleased to announce that our Construction and Design Technical Division is now active again!  

 We have a new group of enthusiastic volunteer leaders, and great plans for 2022.  We invite you to read our new quarterly newsletter and stay tuned for ISAConnect Live virtual meetings planned in 2022.


ISA Virtual Events Program
ISAConnect Live with the Construction & Design Industry Division


Wednesday, TBD, 2022
10:00 am ET (UTC-4:00)

Register in advance for this meeting:

Highlights from our May 2022 newsletter:

Southern Company announces new Plant Vogtle delays, higher costs

Reactors now forecast to go on line in spring, winter 2023.

Burns & McDonnell Awarded Contract for Ocean Wind 1 Offshore Project

The first three major construction contracts have been awarded for the 1,100-MW Ocean Wind 1 offshore project that will provide electricity to New Jersey.

Ørsted Growing U.S. Offshore Presence

Green Light for Project Pele, Defense Department’s Mobile Nuclear Microreactor Demonstration

The Department of Defense (DOD) will push forward on Project Pele, a much-watched mobile microreactor prototype, and demonstrate its full operation for a minimum of three years at an Idaho National Laboratory (INL) site.

Largest-Ever US Dam Removal Project Gets Federal Agencies' Nod

UK Renews Commitment to Nuclear Power, Looks to New Plant Builds

Best Energy/Industrial: Sweeny Hub, Phase 2 Expansion (SHP-2)

Russia Sanctions Could Propel North America LNG Projects

Samsung Biologics completes full acquisition of Samsung Bioepis

I will be sending the news from the commissioning of the Quebrada Blanca Phase 2 copper mine in Northern Chile. You can see the virtual site visit video here.

Get involved in ISA Standards:

ISA S 105 Standard Committee & IEC 62381 FAT, SAT, & SIT & IEC 62382 E&I Loop Checks

ISA105, Commissioning, Loop Checks, and Factory & Site Acceptance/In - ISA Connect

ISA105, Commissioning, Loop Checks,&Factory Tests-ISA

For more information: visit

Connect to the ISA S 105 Standard - Commissioning Listserve



2017 Directors' Message

Division Documents:

Division Annual Report

Division Budget & Business Plan



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