Free and open to the public.
1.5 LU/HSW AIA credits are available
Due to rising concerns about the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak, we will be canceling this event until further notice. The planned presentation will occur at the April meeting.
Stay healthy and hope to see you soon!
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Advocacy News
John Nunnari, Executive Director of AIA/MA
This is John Nunnari's brief report on codes and regulatory activities including the status of pending legislation and Building Code / regulatory changes of interest to Owners, Developers, Architects, and Engineers. Topics include the status of Codes by Boards that oversee areas of building construction and coordination of codes (BCCC) – including status of Access, Plumbing and Fire Codes.
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM The Zero Energy Appendix
The 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) will contain an optional appendix for “Zero Energy” performance. AIA MA has also submitted a code proposal to the State Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS), consisting of an edited version of the IECC appendix, which could become the basis for the next “Stretch” Energy Code in Massachusetts. This presentation will introduce attendees to both proposals, with explanations of their intent, provisions and differences.
Please RSVP so that we can have appropriate refreshments. If you can't get to the BSA, please join us by video conference. We have added a simple registration to the Zoom meeting process (name and email address) to assist with CE reporting.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We have added a simple registration to the Zoom meeting process (name and email address) to assist with CE reporting.