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2018 Minstitute
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5/7/2018 to 5/10/2018
When: May 7-10, 2018
Classes will begin at 8 a.m. each day
Where: Citrus Heights Community Center
6300 Fountain Square Drive
Citrus Heights, California  95621
United States
Contact: (916) 451-9093

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Registration will be available on-site, please be at the location early to process your registration.
All classes will be open.

Late Registration: Per Class: $150 Members | $180 Non-Members
Registration includes lunch and light snacks.

To expedite the registration process, please fill out the Onsite Registration Form and bring with you.

Minstitute Catalog - pdf

Monday, May 7

Tuesday, May 8

Wednesday, May 9

Thursday, May 10

2016 Energy Code:
Envelope Requirements

Amie Brousseau & Chris Olvera |
California Energy Commission

ICC# 15421

Applying Title 24, Part 6
Envelope Requirements
Gina Rodda & Brian Selby |
Energy Code Ace

ICC# 15423

2016 Energy Code:
Lighting Requirements
Daniel Wong & Javier Perez |
California Energy Commission

ICC# 15428

Applying Title 24,
Part 6 Lighting
Gina Rodda & Brian Selby |
Energy Code Ace

ICC# 15428

Tall Buildings
Out of Mass Timber
Dennis Richardson |
American Wood Council


If you are registered for this class, you can attend any other class. If you would like a refund, please email us at

ICC# 15422

Seismic and Wind Design
Considerations for
Wood-Framed Structures
Alese Ashuckian | APA

ICC# 15424

Structural Engineering
Bill Rodgers |
Interwest Consulting Group

ICC# 15429

Light Frame Fire Detailing for Midrise Residential Construction
Dennis Richardson |
American Wood Council

ICC# 15638

Electrical Code 101
Adam Sessions |
Shums Coda Associates


ICC# 2680






California Code Updates
Stoyan Bumbalov | HCD
Enrique Rodriguez | Assoc.
Construction Analyst CBSC; Gary
Fabian | Associate Architect, CBSC
Gregory Andersen | Chief of Code
Dev. & Analysis, Cal Fire and Office of
State Fire Marshal
Ida Claire | Principal Architect, DSA
Headquarters Mike Nearman |
Deputy Executive Director, CBSC


An Introduction to
Means of Egress in the
2016 CBC and CRC
Paul Armstrong | HR Creen Pacific


If you are enrolled in this class, please email if you'd like to switch to another class, or cancel your registration to this class.

So You Want to be a
Code Enforcement Officer
Pete Piccardo | City of Folsom


ICC# 12043








Residential/Multi Family
Housing Accessibility
Requirements (CBC 11A
and FHA)
Paul Klein | CalCASP

 ICC# 2676


2016 CBC 11B Significant
Changes and
Essential Concepts
Mark Wood | CalCASP

ICC# 12041




Abatement of
Dangerous Buildings
Josh Pino | City of Sacramento

ICC# 2677

Essential Components of
a Successful Rental
Housing Inspection
(RHI) Program
Jose Mendez | City of Sacramento

 ICC# 15419

Disasters: Training vs.
Real Life Response
Nancy Springer| County of Butte

ICC# 9454




Fire Sprinklers
Russ Blair & Steve Trout |
Interwest Consulting Group

ICC# 6730

Plan Review 101
Richard Ames | Shums Coda Associates


Post Disaster Safety
Evaluations Training

Glenn Schamblatt | City of Sebastopol
Gene Ashdown | City of Winters

ICC #5701

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An added bonus this year is early and convenient access to all class handouts. Log onto to download and print your seminar/class information ahead of time!
Don’t forget to bring all handouts and necessary code books with you to the conference.

Overnight Accommodations | Reserve by April 11th, rooms are limited!
Best Western Plus Orchid Hotel & Suites
130 North Sunrise Avenue | Roseville, CA 95661
For reservations: 916-784-2222
Group Rate: $109 | Mention “SVABO”

Lake Natoma Inn
702 Gold Lake Drive | Folsom, CA 95630
Group Rate: $95 | Group Name: SVABO