Calendar

August 2017 – February 2018

Aug
1
Tue
2017-2018: Join GGASHI or Renew your Membership!
Aug 1 @ 12:15 am – Jun 30 @ 11:45 pm

Building your business requires good education and marketing to real estate professionals and the general public. Golden Gate ASHI, a chapter of the American Society of Home Inspectors, is a group of some of the most experienced inspectors in the San Francisco Bay Area, and will provide you fantastic educational and networking opportunities!

NOTE: The membership year runs 9/1/17 — 8/31/18, and membership renewal is due by 9/15/17 to avoid late fees or reinstatement fees.

RENEW OR JOIN IN JUST TWO EASY STEPS!

1) Click here to complete the application.

2) Click here to make your payment. Membership dues are $165.00 for the year.

Please note that your membership application/renewal is NOT complete until you have BOTH completed the application and submitted your payment.

Oct
12
Thu
Chapter Meeting: Heat Pumps & Home Performance – How a Refrigerator Saved the World @ Truitt & White Conference Room
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Chapter Meeting:  Heat Pumps & Home Performance - How a Refrigerator Saved the World @ Truitt & White Conference Room | Berkeley | California | United States

The requirements for net-zero are coming more quickly than you think!  Do you know what non-combustion-based alternatives for heating and cooling homes are available?  Join us and learn more!

REGISTER NOW!

Pre-Meeting – 5:30 to 6:50 pm

Paul Barraza, Past Chapter President and Public Relations Chair, will lead a discussion surrounding recent changes to the NEC codes.

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 — 6:50 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 10/8/2017 will NOT include dinner. We also cannot accept cancellations or postponements after 10/8/2017.

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

“Heat Pumps & Home Performance:  How a Refrigerator Saved the World”

Bachi Brunato is the co-founder/Building Science Specialist and Lead Contractor for Ultimate Home Performance, a company focused on all electric, net-zero conversions.  He will be discussing line sets, compressors and phase changes, and will explore options for providing comfort and efficiency with an alternative to combustion-based heating.

Attendees earn one ASHI CE.

Registration and Fees

  • $45 with registration by 10/8/2017
  • $55 with registration after 10/8/2017, same-day registration, or ‘at the door’
  • Registrations after 10/8/2017 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 10/8/17, you will be charged as the chapter will be charged for your meal.

REGISTER NOW!

Nov
9
Thu
Chapter Meeting: All About Trusses @ Hs Lordships Restaurant
Nov 9 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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!

REGISTER NOW!

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.

REGISTER NOW!

Jan
11
Thu
Chapter Meeting: Swimming Pool Safety @ Hs Lordships Restaurant
Jan 11 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Chapter Meeting:  Swimming Pool Safety @ Hs Lordships Restaurant | Berkeley | California | United States

Has Senate Bill 442 got you wondering about swimming pool safety?  Need to know more?  This is your opportunity!

REGISTER NOW!

Pre-Meeting – 5:30 to 6:50 pm

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 1/6/2018 will NOT include dinner. We also cannot accept cancellations or postponements after 1/6/2018.

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

“Swimming Pool Safety”

Del Miller of Del Does Pools is familiar with SB-442 and will be discussing the various pool safety products out there and how to identify good and bad installations.  The discussion should be lively and entertaining, as well as informative.

Attendees earn one ASHI CE.

Registration and Fees

  • $45 with registration by 1/6/2018
  • $55 with registration after 1/6/2018, same-day registration, or ‘at the door’
  • Registrations after 1/6/2018 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 1/6/2018, you will be charged as the chapter will be charged for your meal.

REGISTER NOW!

Feb
8
Thu
Chapter Meeting: Foam Roofing @ Hs Lordships Restaurant
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Chapter Meeting:  Foam Roofing @ Hs Lordships Restaurant | Berkeley | California | United States

Ever find yourself looking at a foam roof installation and wondering if it’s done right?  Learn how to tell!  Bring your questions.

REGISTER NOW!

Pre-Meeting – 5:30 to 6:50 pm

Lee Parsons, Chapter Vice President, will provide a PowerPoint presentation of a recent inspection.  Brian Cogley, Chapter President, will provide a 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 your selection. WE RESERVE DINNER IN ADVANCE. Registrations received after 2/5/2018 will NOT include dinner. We also cannot accept cancellations or postponements after 2/5/2018.

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

“Foam Roofing”

Our speaker will be Rick Abril, who is a leading expert in the local foam roofing industry.  He’s been working with foam for 22 years, and has been a California licensed roofing contractor for 15 years.  Abril Roofing installed approximately 400 foam roofs in 2017.  Rick will provide a brief history of spray foam roofing and will review the equipment needed to spray foam.  He will discuss code requirements for flat roofs and how to evaluate foam roof installations.  He will also review various roof coatings.

Attendees earn one ASHI CE.

Registration and Fees

  • $45 with registration by 2/5/2018
  • $55 with registration after 2/5/2018, same-day registration, or ‘at the door’
  • Registrations after 2/5/2018 or “at the door” DO NOT INCLUDE DINNER
  • We are unable to accommodate attendees to ‘listen only’.  You must purchase dinner to attend the meeting.

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 2/5/2018, you will be charged as the chapter will be charged for your meal.

REGISTER NOW!