Archive | March 2015

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A wonderful example of code enforcement at its best

Code enforcement personnel perform outstanding work everyday in all parts of the state. Today, we want to share one example of a code official’s  dedication and commitment to not only the job of code enforcement, but also the individuals on the other side of the code book. Take a moment to read a positive news […]

Blueprint for the Future Design Competition now open

How can you help in designing safe, affordable, energy efficient homes that allow for people to “age in place” in Virginia? The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has announced a competition to design a home that meets affordability, energy and accessibility criteria as part of the 2015 Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference (VAGHC). […]

2015 Virginia Building Code Academy Instructor Event

The Virginia Building Code Academy (VBCA) held its third annual Instructor professional development day. Nearly 70 instructors attended this year’s event and were treated to a day filled with training designed to provide self reflection and stretching outside the comfort of their instruction skill box. Joyce Major led the instructors through identifying their own personality […]