July Virtual Meeting: Deck Inspections & SB721 Review with Paul Barraza

Virtual Zoom Meeting CA, United States

Decks have become popular over the last few decades, and as many of the older decks begin to fail, the codes have been significantly updated in an effort to address common defects. In addition, many homeowners build decks because they assume it's an easy DIY project. Finally, you add corrosion issues from new pressure treated…

$10

August Virtual Meeting: Living in Home Assessments with Steve Weaver

Virtual Zoom Meeting CA, United States

With an aging population, that is more likely than previous generations to live at home, Living In Home Assessments could be a new auxiliary service for your home inspection business. "Living in Place" is the practice of making all homes accessible, healthy, safe, beautiful, regardless of age or needs. 5:30pm Login and Socialize Join a…

$10

January Virtual Meeting: Q&A with Engineer Thor Matteson

Virtual Zoom Meeting CA, United States

A critical part of a home inspection, is when to call for further evaluation by a structural engineer. Having a grasp on which conditions could be address prescriptively by a general contractor, and which conditions need a design professional to evaluate before repairs are made, is an invaluable skill for a home inspector. Thor Matteson,…

$10

May Dinner Meeting: Polyurethane Roofing with Keith Weber

Truitt & White Conference Room 1817 Second Street, Berkeley, CA, United States

Keith Weber will be discussing Polycoat polyurethane roofing and his proprietary Ribit Green Neoprene Flashing and underlayment system. 5:30pm Pre-Meeting Chapter vice president Bret Butler will review conditions from a recent inspection (Attendees with earn an additional ASHI CE) 6:45pm Comment Review Brian Cogley, past president, will provide a report writing analysis using member-submitted comments to improve clarity and…

$45

April Dinner/Zoom Meeting: Douglas Hansen of Code Check

Truitt & White Conference Room 1817 Second Street, Berkeley, CA, United States

California’s new electrical code has been in effect since January 1. The numerous changes in this cycle affect all aspects of electrical installation and inspection. The required locations for GFCI protection have greatly expanded, new services are no longer allowed to have up to 6 disconnects in one enclosure, the locations of required receptacles have…

$10 – $45

May Dinner/Zoom Meeting: Dan Marzilli, Stucco Test Holes

Truitt & White Conference Room 1817 Second Street, Berkeley, CA, United States

The recent "stucco test hole" controversy has thrown the Bay Area pest inspection community for a loop. How are the pest inspectors dealing with the new directive from the structural pest board? How should home inspectors report on stucco homes? Hear about it first hand from Dan Marzilli, a licensed pest inspector, owner of GT…

$10 – $45

On-Site Toolbox: Major Renovation & Energy Upgrades in Oakland

1299 Sunnyhills Rd, Oakland

Sunday, May 21, 2023 9:30 a.m. -- 11:30 a.m. 1299 Sunnyhills Rd, Oakland, CA 94610 Approved for two (2) ASHI CEC SUNDAY, May 21, 2023 Join us for a unique on-site tour of a house that has recently undergone a significant renovation and energy retrofit. Long time realtor and homeowner David Gluck acted as the General…

$35

June Dinner/Zoom Meeting: Remodeling Eichlers with Scott Swann

Truitt & White Conference Room 1817 Second Street, Berkeley, CA, United States

Scott Swann will discuss a current kitchen remodel on an Eichler home in Marin. Eichler homes pose many challenges for renovation projects, such as, an open floor plan, concrete slab foundation with radiant heat, open beam ceilings and floor to ceiling glass walls.. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to learn about Eichler renovations. Scott Swann…

$10 – $45

July Dinner/Zoom Meeting: Bay Area NOx Ban with Paul Barraza

Truitt & White Conference Room 1817 Second Street, Berkeley, CA, United States

On March 15, 2023, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) adopted amendments to "Regulation 9" which will prohibit the installation of water heaters, boilers and furnaces that emit NOx (a by product of gas combustion). The ban is rolled out in phases, but it begins on January 1, 2027. The BAAQMD covers the…

$10 – $45

Holiday Party

Tipsy Putt East Bay 5690 Bay Street, Emeryville, CA, United States

We are having our holiday party on the night of Wednesday, January 10th, from 6:30-9:30pm! You may or may not have guessed! You can drink (til you'reTipsy), and play mini-golf (aka Putt-Putt). The games are unlimited. The drinking is only limited by the size of your wallet. (It's not included) It does also include a 3-Taco meal with…

$50