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Changes in CA Mandatory Continuing Education

By | November 30th, 2015|

This proposal from the AIACC Legislative Committee was approved to move forward by the California Council on November 6, 2015 Sponsor legislation to alternate the 5-hour California mandatory continuing education requirement between accessibility and sustainability.  Existing law requires California architects to complete 5 hours of continuing education in accessibility in order to renew their license. Unless this [...]

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More Regulations? Really?

By | November 30th, 2015|

On November 6, 2015 the California Council approved moving forward with opposing the additional requirements imposed on Architects by the pending resolution Sponsor legislation to exempt design professionals from having to register with the Department of Industrial Relations. A recent law requires contractors and sub-contractors to register with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) in order to [...]

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Should Architects be doing Construction Observation?

By | November 30th, 2015|

On November 6, 2015 the California Council decided to continue discussion on how to best approach protecting and promoting the role of the Architect of Record during construction This proposal is for discussion and possible legislation on mandatory construction observation. Last year the AAC recommended and the AIACC Board of Directors approved a proposal that would require [...]

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Utility Companies get your excess solar electricity for free?

By | November 30th, 2015|

On November 6, 2015 the California council approved advocating for a metering rate structure for excess solar energy. Should the AIACC advocate to the California Public Utilities Commission that it adopt a net metering rate restructure that protects the economic sustainability of the utility companies and does not harm consumer demand for PV panels as recommended by the [...]

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