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Plaster Assemblies Manual

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.

CORE VALUES:

  • Industry communication and cohesion
  • Contractor education
  • Establishing best practices
  • Enhanced apprenticeship training

WHAT'S NEW

OCCSI Product Show Orange County Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute Presents:
Construction Products & Services Expo 2014


Two Seminars will be offered on "California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards" by guest speaker, Martyn Dodd, of EnergySoft:
1) Residential Session One (2:00 - 3:00pm)
2) Non-Residential Session Two (3:15 - 4:30pm)
Attend the Expo after the seminars:
Construction Products & Services Expo (4:30pm - 7:30pm)
DATE: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
TIME: 2:00pm - 7:30pm

WHERE:
MARCONI AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM & FOUNDATION FOR KIDS, 1302 Industrial Drive, Tustin, CA 92780 (Map/Directions)

DETAILS:
California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards are updated approximately every three years, with new 2013 standards in effect as early as July 1, 2014. Session One will explore changes that will impact residential Title 24 Standards while session number two will concentrate on non-residential changes.

This seminar will explore changes that impact residential and non-residential Title 24 Energy Efficiency Standards. Discussion will focus on how these updates are intended to achieve significant energy savings through the development of reasonable, responsible, and cost-effective code change proposals.

Speaker: Martyn Dodd has written software used in California for Title 24 energy code compliance over three decades, Mr. Dodd is principal of EnergySoft, a Bay Area company that specializes in performance based energy analysis. He is one of the original authors of the 1992 Nonresidential Alternative Calculation Method (ACM) manual, which defines the rules for code compliance software. It has become the model for both national and international code compliance software procedures.

Mr. Dodd is the author of the EnergyPro, COMPLY 24, and Perform 2001 software programs, which are used extensively throughout California for code compliance. He also wrote the NECB Comply software for the government of Canada, used for performance-based code compliance with the Model National Energy Code of Canada.

The theme is OCCCSI TURNS GOLDEN! The Chapter will turn 50 in 2015. We will celebrate with a 50's theme at this event. Dress in your best 50’s attire and enjoy! Contests for the best decorated exhibitor and attendee will be held.

ATTENDANCE IS FREE (except for non-exhibiting industry & mfg reps, entry fee for those classifications are $120.00). 3 AIA /CES's (CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS) WILL BE AVAILABLE. REGISTER EARLY, DOWNLOAD OUR REGISTRATION FLYER.

QUESTIONS:
CALL BRYAN STANLEY AT (714) 221-5524 OR GARY KEHRIER AT (949) 589-0997



GTCO CalCom Super L IV Large Format Digitizer FOR SALE:

Estimating Board is a GTCO Calcomp Digitizer 60"X 44" Vector Tech Super L IV and the software for it. I had bought it from "The Edge". A new one costs $3195. Please check out their web site. Perfect for Fireproofing takeoffs.

Make an offer to bryan@tsib.org

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OPEN HOUSE & LUNCH: LaHabra Stucco Opening New Distribution Warehouse 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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