WI updates Certified Seismic Installation Program per CBC 2013

Proper attachments could have prevented the need to rebuild these cabinets. WI has updated its Certified Seismic Installation Program to reflect changes in the California Building Standards Code. Projects approved for construction under the 2013 CBC will be required to use the new attachment details and fastener schedules. Projects approved under previous editions [...]

June 10, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2015 Roster now available

The 2015 Membership Roster and Resource Guide is now available as a PDF download exclusively for WI members. To access the 2015 Roster, click here. To access exclusive members-only content, you will be asked to log in. If you have not yet registered on the new WI site, you will be asked to do so to [...]

April 16, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New email service for Woodwork Institute

The Woodwork Institute has opted to use a new provider for emailing news and alerts to its members. The change has been made to help the Woodwork Institute improve communication through more appealing emails and better tools to understand how members use and respond to messages. The new service will also help the Woodwork Institute [...]

April 9, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There still time for early bird registration at National Architectural Door Conference

Register now to received the early-bird rate for the 2015 National Architectural Door Conference presented by the WDMA National Architectural Door Council. The conference will take place on April 29, 2015, at the Baltimore Convention Center, preceding the Door and Hardware Institute Convention. This one-day conference will cover a wide range of architectural door topics, such [...]

April 9, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Contractors & Insurance

By Kenneth S. Grossbart Abdulaziz, Grossbart & Rudman Insurance is defined as coverage by contract whereby one party undertakes to indemnify or guarantee another against loss by a specified contingency or peril; a means of guaranteeing protection or safety. Some insurance is optional and some is required. Contractors have many options and we thought that [...]

April 9, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Feb, 25, 2015: Southern California Area Meeting

A Southern California Area Meeting will be held at the Alta Vista Country Club Feb. 25, 2015 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mike Hansen of S & H Cabinets and Mfg. Inc., a past Joint Standards Committee member, will discuss the differences between the first and second editions of the Architectural Wood Standards. Participants are limited [...]

February 6, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Feb. 26, 2015: Clear up the confusion!

The Building Industry Credit Association is hosting a seminar on Contract, Killer Clauses, Licensing Law, and Advertising Requirements Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 9-10:30 p.m. BICA Office 10601 Civic Center Drive, 2nd Floor Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 Presented by Kenneth S. Grossbart of Abdulaziz, Grossbart & Rudman Participate in this seminar to learn about: Contracts What [...]

February 6, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Senate Bill 854

As we are on the cusp of a new year, there are always new rules and regulations to be aware of. One such new requirement stems from Senate Bill 854 which as of Jan. 1, 2015 requires that: No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal for a public works project (submitted [...]

February 6, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AWS Edition 2 errata listing available online

The complete errata listing for the AWS Edition 2 is now available at

February 6, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Cal/OSHA Source 2014

The Cal/OSHA Source 2014 book, by Robert D. Peterson, ESQ., and David W. Donnell, ESQ., is available for purchase from the following address: Robert D. Peterson Law Corporation 3300 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 110 Sunset Whitney Ranch Rocklin, CA 95677 Price: $65 Rob Gustafson recently purchased and recommends this book as a valuable resource for our [...]

February 6, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments