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The Massachusetts Building Code, stretch codes, the International green Construction Code and other regulatory measures are the concern of this BSA advocacy-based group.

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Committee Chairs
Tarica Leskiw AIA / leskiw@cbtarchitects.com
Andrew Kollar AIA / akollar@fusedstudios.org
G. Drake Jacobs AIA / djacobs@ceoexpress.com
The Codes Committee is part of the Public Policy Commission.

Upcoming Events

January 17, 2018 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Update: Adoption of the 9th Edition of the Massachusetts State Building Code is Now Official

For this opening session of the 2018 Codes Committee’s annual cycle of code presentations, Cosentini Associates’ Bob Leber and Rocky Edwards will highlight key features of the MSB 9th Ed./ IBC 2015 and update their presentation from January 2016.

Discussion will include code changes between the 2009 and 2015 IBC editions; modifications to Use and Occupancy and Special Use and Occupancy requirements, changes to fire protection and egress requirements, membrane penetrations, added references to NFPA Standards and the current Massachusetts amendments. They will also identify changes to the Existing Building Requirements and the Energy Code. The presentation includes numerous illustrations, examples and applications.

For those who qualify, 1.5 LU/HSWs are available.

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Updates

Codes Committee News BSA CODES COMMITTEE OF THE BOSTON SOIETY OF ARCHITECTS CO-CHAIRS: G. DRAKE JACOBS, AIA; ANDREW KOLLAR,...
JUNE 21, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - WEDNESDAY Common Code Misinterpretations BSA Space, 290 Congress Street...
MARCH 15, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - WEDNESDAY An Introduction to the 9th Edition of 780 CMR, the...
FEBRUARY 15, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - WEDNESDAY Codes Committee BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Suite 200...
Notes from the 1/18/2017 BSA Codes Committee Meeting
Guest speakers Paul Moan, PE, and Caitlin Gamache, PE, of Code Red Consultants, discuss the High Rise Code...
Discussion of code and technical requirements for building enclosures.
International Building Code - Chapter 7 - Fire and Smoke Protection Guest Speaker, Doug Anderson, Manager of the Code...

Past Events

June 21, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Common Code Misinterpretations 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Advocacy News Featured speakers: John Nunnari, Executive Director of AIA/MA  John Bennett,...
May 17, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Massachusetts Flood Hazards and FEMA 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Advocacy News Featured speakers: John Nunnari, Executive Director of AIA/MA  John...
April 19, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Massachusetts Commercial Energy Code – Lighting, Lighting Control, and other Electrical Provisions 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM    ...
March 15, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Introduction to 9th Edition of 780 CMR, Massachusetts State Building Code 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Advocacy and Regulatory News John Nunnari, Executive...
February 15, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Some Vexing Code Problems (or Stump the Code Guy) 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM—Advocacy News Featured speaker: John Nunnari, Executive Director of AIA/MA...
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