Archive | June 2013

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Welcome JPVBCA’s newest staff

The Jack A. Proctor Virginia Building Code Academy is pleased to introduce its newest staff, Rajan Engh. Originally from Columbia, South Carolina, Rajan most recently spent the last four years in Chicago obtaining his master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology. Gaining experience and knowledge of the construction codes through his training position with JamesHardie, Rajan will focus […]

JPVBCA Lodging Policy

As DHCD prepares for the fall 2013 semester of training, JPVBCA would like to announce a significant change in its lodging policy.  Beginning with courses starting in August 2013, all lodging requests submitted in conjunction with JPVBCA training classes will default to single room accommodations. For those students where tuition may apply, a choice of single […]

Code Change Training News: 2012 Code Edition

As DHCD moves through the code adoption process, the JPVBCA will move into the code change training development process. The development of the training on the 2012 code edition is scheduled to begin later this summer, with classroom offerings anticipated for early spring of 2014 and online training soon to follow. The code change training classroom schedule will […]

Southern Pine: Changes to design values

Many of you may have recently received information regarding the changes to the design values of Southern Pine and are asking if, or how, those changes affect approving current plans. As of right now, the 2009 Virginia Codes are in effect and that includes the design tables. Two code changes have been submitted, which will […]