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The Southwest Washington Chapter of the International Code Council is dedicated to promoting education, training, knowledge and the sharing of information relating to the administration and application of building codes and related specialty codes in the greater Southwest Washington Region. SWW Chapter ICC serves jurisdictional members, affiliates, designers, architects, engineers and the construction industry at large. The SWW Chapter of ICC Annual Fall Seminar held each year features course offerings on the latest code changes and other relevant topics including green construction and sustainability. An active Chapter Education Committee provides continual and ongoing support to the education mission. Training opportunities offered during the year include special inspection certification training classes, code updates and other timely topics. The Chapter Technical Advisory Committee (TAG) meets monthly to devise, edit, discuss and approve illustrative code construction details for the promotion of code enforcement uniformity and consistency throughout the region (see “Details” page)

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  • Jun 22, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Pacific NW Iron-Workers , 11620 NE Ainsworth Cir ste 100, Portland, OR 97220, USA
    Review IBC 2021 Ch 17 & 22 & AISI S240- S400. Appropriate ASTM Standards, including SSMA Product Technical Info from the Steel Stud Manufacturers. There will be an introduction to metal framing techniques. Structural Plan reading skills & practice quizzes. with new light gage welding inspection
  • Sep 28, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Pacific NW Carpenters Inst., 4222 NE 158th Ave, Portland, OR 97230, USA
    Topic includes the duties & responsibilities of special inspectors. A detailed review of the technical requirements of the adhesive (chemical) & expansion (mechanical). Included in this course will be a review of anchor types w? installation procedures in concrete applications.
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