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July 11th Meeting – Lessons Learned From Berkley

Save the Date: Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 

Location: The Blue Pheasant Restaurant, 22100 Stevens Creek Blvd. Cupertino.

This Month’s Dinner Education: Lessons Learned From Berkley

Skip Walker 
 

6:00 PM:   Education Roundtable led by Perry Farnum
An audience participation hour, with the goal to sharpen report writing skills.   The room discusses how they report conditions observed during an inspection.  The conditions are presented visually, pre-submitted comments are read and evaluated the room. Do the comments clearly identify the condition, locate it, describe it, define why it is an issue, and recommend what to do about it?  This is always a lively discussion and challenging session for inspectors new and old. 

This months report writing discussion: Mobile home sink drain & stairway proximity to a floor furnace.

Report Writing handout

 

7:00 PM:  TBD  led by Skip Walker

A look at the codes governing balcony design over the past few codes cycles, the latest codes and what may be coming. Skip was an expert on the Library Gardens (Berkeley CA) collapse that claimed the lives of six UC Berkeley students and left another in a wheelchair for life. The presentation will include some never before seen forensic photos of the Berkeley Balcony as a way to reinforce the importance of proper balcony construction.
 Skip has many published articles in the CREIA Inspector Journal and the ASHI Reporter relating to building safety. He is a certified preferred provider and Building Inspector through the International Code Council.

 

Dinner Menu and Pricing  

* Pre-ordered meals by 8am Tuesday morning to receive  a $5.00 discount

$40.00 for a pre-ordered non-member meal. ($45.00 if ordered at time of meeting.)

$35.00 for a pre-ordered PAID ASHI/CREIA SV CHAPTER member ($40.00 if ordered at time of meeting.)  

All dinners include mixed green garden fresh salad, potato or rice (depending on the item), fresh vegetables, French bread, coffee or tea and house made dessert.

Pasta Primavera РFresh Seasonal Vegetables Saut̩ed With Garlic, Fresh Herbs & White Wine Served Over Piping Hot Linguini.

Broiled Salmon – Fresh King Salmon broiled to perfection and topped with a fresh dill sauce.

Chicken Buona Donna – Sauteed boneless breast of chicken with prawns, roasted red peppers in a sherry wine sauce.

Broiled New York Steak – Tender New York Steak served with fresh sauteed mushrooms.

Hamburger – Whats their to say, its a cheeseburger and fries.  
 
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Please e-mail your dinner reservation: sv.ashi.creia.reservation@gmail.com

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