Upcoming Training:

2019 CBC Means of Egress (online via Zoom)
Presented By: Stuart Tom, P.E., CBO, President of JAS Pacific
Provided in two 2-hour sessions, Jan 20 & 27, 2021, from 1 to 3 p.m.
$75, 4 PDH / 0.4 CEU; ICC preferred provider credits.
RSVP with Rafael Magallan by email: rafaelm@ci.clovis.ca.us or call (559) 324.2308

• Participants will receive an overview of the fundamental requirements for means of egress as indicated in the 2019 California Building Code® (CBC®) and identify fundamental means of egress issues.
• Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to apply provisions of the 2019 CBC specifically related to the design, plan review and inspection of the means of egress system in residential and commercial buildings.

2020 Guest Speakers:

February – Protecto Wrap
Patrick Tuel, CSI, has been in the construction/ waterproofing industry for over 30 years from architectural, manufacturing, distribution and retail; projects have ranged from industrial/ civil, commercial and residential/ multi-family.   As President/ CEO of S & K Marketing Group, LLC since 2010 for California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii; Patrick believes that the systems approach to construction and the collaboration between the members of the building team is paramount- before, during and after the project. Mr. Tuel has been a featured speaker at risk management conferences, builder forums, construction specification groups, remodeling associations, inspection organizations, and architectural/ engineering firms. 

Manufacturer Representatives for: Protecto Wrap, ClockSpring Renewrap Carbon FRP, Polycoat, Keene Building Products- Rainscreen, TegraSeal, AC-Tech, Professional Products of Kansas, Enduro-Kote, Hydro-Blok

March – PCI West
Ruth Lehmann, PE, PMP, LEED Green Associate, Executive Director

 Architectural and Structural Precast Concrete.
In the presentation PCI West will provide an overview of three precast cladding systems, a discussion of precast concrete structural systems suitable for use in high seismic areas, information regarding total precast building and parking facility construction, a discussion of precast sustainability and resiliency and what’s new in our industry. The presentation will additionally discuss how precast concrete is fabricated and how precast can be employed to advantage on projects seeking LEED Certification.

Learning Objectives:
After completing this educational program the attendee will be able to:

  • Gain an understanding of the three precast concrete cladding systems and when to use each.
  • Gain an understanding and knowledge of what a total precast concrete structure is and how to employ it.
  • Learn some precast concrete structural systems that are suitable for use in high seismic areas.
  • Learn sustainable advantages of precast concrete and how it can contribute to a project’s LEED Certification.
  • Gain an understanding of precast plant-cast concrete industry and what is new based upon current research.

Length: 1 Hour

April – Meeting canceled due to COVID 19

May – Meeting canceled due to COVID 19

June – Zehnder America - Meeting canceled due to COVID 19

July – SJV Air Pollution Control District- Meeting via Zoom

August – Meeting via Zoom.  Time: Aug 13, 2020 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Rachelle Taylor Golden, Hatmaker Law Group

Rachelle is an attorney with Hatmaker Law Group and has extensive experience consulting with private and public entities in proactive ADA compliance, which includes creating policies and procedures that comply with Federal and State Laws. Rachelle has a successful track record defending client against lawsuits relating to all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the California Unruh Civil Rights Act.

1. Top-10 Triggers that lead to litigation that building officials and code enforcement need to be aware of so that they can proactively assist businesses with CBC compliance.
2. Inspections during the COVID-19 crisis from a defense litigation standpoint, along with the jurisdiction’s responsibility of having a sufficient number of CASp within the jurisdiction to comply with California law.

Length: 1 Hour

September - Stego Industries - Meeting via Zoom.  Time: Sep 10, 2020 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) 

Aaron Hill, Central California Regional Manager, Stego Industries

 Vapor Barriers and Sand Layers

Length: 1 Hour


October - 

November -