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July 2019 AIA|WA Newsletter

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Our inaugural issue of the AIA Washington Council Newsletter is available for download HERE.  In it you’ll find information about: AIA|WA’s new Executive Director The 20 x 2020 Building Challenge The architect newly appointed to the state House of Representatives An opportunity for residential architects to serve on a State…

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2018 Residential Energy Code Amendments Proposed

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The Washington State Building Code Council is currently undergoing a review process for proposed amendments to the state’s 2018 residential energy code. Twenty-four proposals have been accepted by both the Council’s Energy Code Technical Advisory Group and the full Council to be moved forward to public comment. The proposed residential energy code…

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Gov. Inslee signs Substitute House Bill No. 1148, April 19, 2019. Relating to architect registration. Primary Sponsor: Steve Kirby

Governor Inslee signs AIA|WA legislation

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On April 19, Gov. Jay Inslee signed HB 1148, AIA Washington Council’s signature legislation this session. The bill addresses NCARB-approved changes to the path to licensure, including eliminating a year of AXP electives and allowing all candidates to complete the experience and testing portions of licensure non-sequentially.  In addition, the…

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