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

August Dinner/Zoom Meeting:

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

Thor Matteson spent the last 15 years of his engineering career designing residential seismic retrofits, working as a subconsultant to FEMA, CEA, and the ICC, generating earthquake retrofit standards, and writing books about earthquake retrofitting and wood-framed shear walls. His presentation will focus on how earthquakes damage houses, how to protect against damage, and some…

$45

September Dinner/Zoom Meeting : Residential Earthquake Retrofits with Thor Matteson

Thor Matteson spent the last 15 years of his engineering career designing residential seismic retrofits, working as a subconsultant to FEMA, CEA, and the ICC, generating earthquake retrofit standards, and writing books about earthquake retrofitting and wood-framed shear walls. His presentation will focus on how earthquakes damage houses, how to protect against damage, and some…

October Dinner/Zoom Meeting : California’s Home Insurance Troubles with Anthony Graziani

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

It's getting more difficult for owners to get homeowners insurance in the state of California, so how are new homeowners getting insurance, especially in areas prone to wildfire, flooding, and earthquakes? What can the inspection industry play? Anthony Graziani will have a short presentation and then answer all your insurance questions. 5:30pm Pre-Meeting Chapter member Brian…

$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

January Dinner Meeting: Inspector Roundtable

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

It's a new year and there are many changes on the horizon for the home inspection business. Share in a roundtable discussion of the potentially challenging issues for us all this year such as the interest rates, home prices, inventory, new regulations, changing inspection expectations etc. Bring a list of questions of your own that you…

$45

February Dinner/Zoom Meeting : Bay Area Underpinning with Ron Hobbs and Brad Caudillo

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

$45 Dinner – $10 Zoom Foundations fail for a variety of reasons. With each situation being unique, there is not a simple one-size-fits-all solution. Bay Area Underpinning spends the time needed to properly diagnose the problem and provide the best solution. They can utilize different foundation repair methods including Foundation Stabilization, Helical Piers, Push Piers,…