We mentioned in one of our last news post, 9th Edition State Building Code Changes Continuing Education about how there were some changes coming to how you were going to be able to fulfill your continuing education for your CSL licenses. The biggest change is that you although you will still be able to take your CSL continuing education online, it will only be for half of the hours. The other half will need to be completed through in-person, classroom training.Details
As you may be aware, the Ninth Edition of the State Building Code (780 CMR) is nearly complete. The new, Ninth Edition code is based on modified versions of the following 2015 codes as published by the International Code Council (ICC)…Details
Possible Promulgation July 1, 2017
From Rob Anderson,
The ninth edition amendments are under final, internal legal review. We hope to file with Secretary of State (SEC) shortly. At this point we are not certain if we will meet the July 1st effective date.
Obscure state board split on change in building code
Environmental advocates and many state lawmakers want new homes and commercial buildings to come equipped with the electrical lines needed to hook up electric vehicle chargers. Developers and home builders, however, say customers don’t want electric vehicles, the lines needed to charge them, or the extra costs associated with the lines.