2009 IRC/Energy Code Update

Date: May 18, 2010
Time: 8:00 am to Noon
Location: Vern Burton Meeting Room
308 E 4th Street Port Angeles, WA 98362


Learn the significant changes from the last edition to the current edition (2009) of the International Residential
Code (IRC) particularly: carbon monoxide alarms, wall bracing requirements, stairway and handrail modification and much more!

This class will also include the recently adopted changes to the Washington Energy Code, such as: additional energy efficiency requirements, increased building envelope stringency, duct placement and air leakage testing and much more!

These changes take effect July 1st, so don’t miss your chance to take advan- tage of this great class at a remarkable price. BIAW has once again partnered with Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO) to make the 2009 IRC Code book available for purchase at a reduced price to class attendees.

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First Aid/CPR Classes

Refresher Class One Day Only – 4 hours

Date: April 28, 2010; 6 – 10 PM
Location: First Baptist Church, 105 W 6th St in Port Angeles

Refresher class is for those whose First Aid Card has expired within the last 2 months and you have attended an earlier class thru NPBA.

Standard 8-Hour First Aid/CPR Class

Date: April 28 & 29, 2010 6-10 PM
Location: First Baptist Church, 105 W 6th St in Port Angeles

Standard class is for those whose cards have expired over 60 days or if you do not have a card.

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Membership Meeting and Dinner

Date: April 22, 2010
Location: Elks Naval Lodge in PA

In March, BIAW (Building Industry Association of Washington) filed an initiative to the people that will allow private insurers to compete with the state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) to offer employers workers’ compensation coverage. BIAW’s initiative will bring Washington State in line with the 46 other states that allow competition in the industrial insurance market.

This is your opportunity to hear what this is about, how it will impact your business, how the process works and what you can do to ensure its success.

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EPA Certified Lead Renovator Training

Date: April 21, 2010
Time: 8 AM to 5 PM
Location: Vern Burton Meeting Room 308 E. 4th Street
(Across from the County Courthouse)
Port Angeles, WA 98362

The instructor for the class is Andre’ Zwanenburg; both he and RGA Environmental, Inc. have been approved by EPA.

Each company needs at least one person certified and must attend a class that is approved by the EPA. That company also needs to apply to become a Certified Renovator at an additional cost of $350. Companies can apply on line at: http://www.epa.gov/lead/. The application is attached, however, please check the website for more information.

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