The next OAHI - GORMG meeting (Greater Ottawa Regional Meeting Group) will be on Thursday, May 14, from 9AM - 11:30AM, at the College Square Loblaws Meeting Room (located at Woodroffe & Baseline, second floor).
All members, guests and new students are welcome.
Topic: Building Science
Presented by Matthew Michaluk, P.Eng., Senior Building Science Engineer & President Keller Engineering Associates Inc.
Mr. Michaluk's area of expertise focuses on building envelope design, structural design, building assessments and asset management studies. The presentation begins at 9am sharp, and there should be ample time for questions from the group, at the end of the presentation.
Before the break at 10:30am, there will be a quick photo opportunity! Look at a home inspection photo, and you will have the opportunity to correctly identify and report on the issue.
After the break, our special guest speaker this month is David Oikle - President of the Ottawa Real Estate Board (2014/15), past Vice President (2011) & Board of Directors (2008 to Present). David will share a quick summary of the local real estate market, discuss trends and observations, and will have time for a few questions from the group.
***Last Chance DRRC Education Opportunity in Ottawa***
OAHI GORMG, in conjunction with Algonquin College, is pleased to offer the DRRC course in Ottawa - May 23, 24, 30 and 31. This course is a prerequisite to achieve your RHI status, and is an excellent refresher and eye opener for seasoned inspectors as well. The new course format focuses heavily on report writing skills and communication strategies. Minimum class size has not yet been reached, deadline for registration is May 15.
Murray Parish, President of OAHI will also be in attendance and say a few words to the membership. Come out and welcome him to our GORMG meeting.
As always, feel free to invite guests but note that guests are limited to attending a maximum of two meetings without being a member of the OAHI. Should they wish to attend more, they will be required to join the Association in one of the available membership categories. All members and guests are required to sign-in before the meeting begins. Members receive 2 CEU's (Continuing Education Units) for their attendance at our GORMG monthly meetings.
Do you have suggestions, ideas or desires for future education topics, road trips, and social events? Please contact any of the committee members with your thoughts.