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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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AIA Washington Council congratulates Washington members elevated to AIA’s College of Fellows in 2019, Ruth Baleiko and John Harrison.

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Ruth is a partner at The Miller Hull Partnership, where she has worked since 1999. As a senior design lead in the office, Ruth has worked on a number of award-winning projects, including Fisher Pavilion, Olympic College Poulsbo Campus, Vancouver Community Library, Odegaard Undergraduate Library at the University of Washington and Renton Library. By embracing…

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AIA Washington Council Endorses I-1631

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AIA Washington Council has endorsed Washington Initiative 1631, the Protect Washington Act, which would establish a carbon fee to reduce incentives for fossil fuel use, generate funds to invest in renewable resources and promote energy efficiency. AIA Washington Council believes we have a moral responsibility to protect future generations by…

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