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MA Stretch Energy Code Spreads Massive Confusion 4 Building Inspectors

Posted by Mark Paskell on Mon, Feb 13, 2023 @ 11:55 PM

The 2023 MA DOER Stretch Energy Code confusing contractors and building inspector, became effective on 1/1/2023 in the state of Massachusetts. This far-reaching code was sent to the Secretary of State on 12/9/2022 for publication in the register and in 3 weeks became the law of the land for 300 MA cities and towns. I am receiving dozens of calls a week from remodelers, builders and contractors on this new regulation. Unlike past codes there is no concurrency or phase in period. There is usually a 6 month or one year phase in.

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Tags: CSL CEU Training, MA DOER, MA Stretch Code 2023

Additions and Level 3 Alterations impacted  by MA 2023 Stretch Code

Posted by Mark Paskell on Wed, Feb 01, 2023 @ 10:15 PM

The 2023 MA Stretch code significantly impacts the cost of additions, level 3 renovations and remodeling in Massachusetts. I am inundated with calls from my coaching clients and CSL students with questions about what is required and how to interpret numerous sections of this new stretch energy code. I will post often as I learn more about the changes. Please know that this is a very fluid development subject to change once regulators provide guidance. 

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Tags: CSL CEU Training, Contractor Business Coach, MA Stretch Code 2023

MA BBRS; follow new Stretch Code + 2021 IECC + MA Amendments

Posted by Mark Paskell on Wed, Jan 18, 2023 @ 04:08 PM

Today, MA BBRS sent out a notice regarding the new Stretch Code with instruction to also follow the 2021 IECC and MA Amendments. This applies in Massachusetts stretch code cities and towns. The new code was developed by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources, not the BBRS.

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Tags: Construction Supervisor License, CSL CEU Training, MA DOER, MA Stretch Code 2023

No more Contractor CSL License Cards from MA BBRS

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, Jan 17, 2023 @ 10:19 PM

The Massachusetts BBRS announced they will stop issuing CSL (Construction Supervisor License) licenses in their current format. This was reported on January 10th at the BBRS board meeting. The announced date is 2/1/2023.

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Tags: Construction Supervisor CEU Training, Construction Supervisor License, CSL CEU Training, business coaching for contractors, Contractor Licensing

Map of 2023 stretch code cities/towns in Massachusetts

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, Jan 10, 2023 @ 08:17 AM

The map of MA stretch code cities and towns includes 299 communities. We received several calls today from MA Construction Licensed Supervisors with questions about what towns will be enforcing the new 2021 MA DOER stretch code. One of the contractors has a project under contract but they did not apply for the permit before 1/1/2023. The contractor's project is in a stretch code community and the work is a level 3 renovation including new exterior siding. The 2021 stretch code triggered updates are not figured in the estimate. If the building inspector wants the updates included, it will cost thousands of dollars. This will lead to additional costs and change orders and possibly a touchy conversation with the customer.

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Tags: Construction Supervisor CEU Training, CSL CEU Training, MA Stretch Code 2023

Mass Constuction Supervisor License Trainings & Real Education

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, Feb 19, 2013 @ 10:38 PM

Mass Constuction Supervisor License CEU Trainings for Unrestricted, Resticted and Specialty CSL's.

In our training not only will you get your CEU's you will also walk away with valuable best practice education that you can immediately utilize in your business.

Here is the latest list of of 2 day CEU trainings for Mass Construction Supervisor Licnese holders.

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Tags: CSL CEU Training