TSIB is a not-for-profit Standards Setting Organization (SSO) that provides educational, technical and on occasions, inspection services to the wall and ceiling industry. The TSIB is a consensus bureau with input from code authorities, designers, contractors, manufacturers and dealers. The TSIB goal is to develop, coordinate, promulgate, interpret and revise when required technical standards and practices for the wall and ceiling industry.
TSIB MISSION STATEMENT:
To serve and improve the wall and ceiling industry in the southwestern United States. Support the fundamental core that apprenticeship and training of craft workers is a benefit to everyone. To provide unbiased information to designers, code authorities and honest evaluation of materials, systems and workmanship. To be a leader in establishing best practices for the wall and ceiling industry.
- Industry communication and cohesion
- Contractor education
- Establishing best practices
- Enhanced apprenticeship training
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CALIFORNIA TITLE 24: UPDATE
SACRAMENTO - The California Energy Commission unanimously approved revising the effective date for the 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards from Jan 1, 2014 to July 1, 2014.
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