Chapter Meeting: All About Trusses

November 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Hs Lordships Restaurant
199 Seawall Dr
Berkeley, CA 94710
Chapter Meeting:  All About Trusses @ Hs Lordships Restaurant | Berkeley | California | United States

Trusses.  Do you know how to tell if a truss needs to be braced?  If bracing is correctly installed?  Come and learn!


Pre-Meeting – 5:30 to 6:50 pm

Eric Meyer, Chapter Treasurer, will lead a discussion surrounding “Current Events” including new pool safety legislation and recent wildfires and how to help clients prepare for fire emergencies.

Brian Cogley, Chapter President, will provide a PowerPoint presentation of report writing analysis associated with home inspection deficiencies.

  • This training is FREE to those attending the Chapter business and education meeting. Attendees earn one ASHI CE.

Dinner — 6:45 pm

We suggest arriving early to ensure the best selection. Please keep in mind that dinner is NOT endless or all-you-can-eat. WE RESERVE DINNER IN ADVANCE. Registrations received after 11/3/2017 will NOT include dinner. We also cannot accept cancellations or postponements after 11/3/2017.

Chapter Business Meeting  — 7:00 to 7:45 pm

Chapter President, Brian Cogley, presides as chapter members discuss Chapter news as well as local and national home inspection matters. This meeting is open to all (including non-members) and guests are welcome with questions, or to simply learn more about the home inspection profession.

Educational Presentation — 7:45 to 9:00 pm

“All About Trusses”

Chapter Affiliate and Engineer, Thor Matteson will share photos of metal-plate-connected wood trusses installation problems and discuss common construction defects involving trusses.  He will also address proper “permanent lateral bracing” of trusses, why bracing is hardly ever installed correctly, and why you may never know whether bracing was even required.

Attendees earn one ASHI CE.

Registration and Fees

  • $45 with registration by 11/3/2017
  • $55 with registration after 11/3/2017, same-day registration, or ‘at the door’
  • Registrations after 11/3/2017 or “at the door” DO NOT INCLUDE DINNER

Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable to other dates as we pay for dinner in advance.  If you register and fail to cancel by 11/3/17, you will be charged as the chapter will be charged for your meal.


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