Upcoming Events

    • 06/19/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Vineyard Haven Fire Department, 215 Spring Street

    The Office of Public Safety and Inspections Presents Training on the Manufactured Buildings Program in 780 CMR and the Hoisting Program in 520 CMR.


    The Office of Public Safety and Inspections is pleased to offer training on the Manufactured Buildings Program which will cover the requirements for building permit applications which will aid municipal building officials to administer the local permitting process. Hoisting is part of setting manufactured buildings so this training will also include aspects of the Commonwealth’s hoisting requirements.


    The target audience for these trainings include building officials, building contractors, and hoisting operators.

    Cont’d Ed for Building Officials:

    C-084 3 Credit Hours - Category 1

    Cont’d Ed for Construction Supervisor License:

    CS-0200-18 (3 Hours – Building Code)



    • June 19, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. – 2nd Floor Tisbury Town Hall, 51 Spring Street, Vineyard Haven, Martha’s Vineyard

    • June 20, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Nantucket Police Department, 4 Fairgrounds Road, Nantucket


    • July 22 from 9:00AM to 12:00PM Scanlon Banquet Hall, Westfield State University, 577 Western Avenue, Westfield

    • July 25, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Cape Cod Community College, Tilden Arts Building, Lower Level, Studio Theatre, 2240 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable

    • August 1, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Tewksbury Hospital, Saunders Building, First Floor, 365 East Street, Tewksbury



    To register for these trainings, please provide your name, organization, license number (BO, CSL, HE), phone number, email address and date you’d like to attend to For questions or additional information, please contact 617-826-5225.

    The training covers methods and processes that enable personnel to rapidly identify, inventory, and screen local buildings according to their expected safety and usability during and after earthquakes. Local officials can use these data to plan and prioritize further engineering and vulnerability analysis, emergency-response needs, and mitigation projects. This training is based on the third edition of the document published by FEMA in January 2015

    • 06/20/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Gould Construction Institute 100 Unicorn Park Drive-Suite 2 Woburn, MA

    Fall Protection in Residential Construction

    Complying with OSHA Regulations

    FREE Seminar Presented by;
    MA Dept. of Labor Standards /OSHA Consultation Program

    Need assistance with OSHA requirements?
    Want to keep your workers safe?
    This is a great opportunity to find out what you need to do to provide a safe workplace and meet OSHA requirements

    8:00 am-10:00 am
    Must attend entire session to receive certificate

    June 20, 2019

    Gould Construction Institute

    100 Unicorn Park Drive-Suite 2

    Woburn, MA 

    Email: Questions: Phone number: 617-626-6474

    • 06/20/2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Barn Bowl & Bistro - upstairs



    June 20th Social

    Thursday, June 20th, 2019

    Please come, have a drink, enjoy some appetizers

    and get to know your fellow members!

    5:00 - 7:00 pm

    Upstairs at 

    The Barn Bowl & Bistro

    Sponsored by



    There will be short presentations by 

    The Martha’s Vineyard Builders Association, through education, collaboration, and collective action, works to strengthen our design and construction industry while supporting and enhancing the local economy, environment, and community.  

    RSVP Here

    • 06/24/2019
    • 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Vineyard Home Center, 454 State Rd. Vineyard Haven


    • 06/25/2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Upstairs at the Barn Bowl & Bistro

    Passive Building Training

    Tuesday, June 25 @ 8:00am - 12:00pm

    Presented by: and

    Presenters:      Mike Dutra, Owner - Dutra Construction Company - PHIUS certified

                            John Rodenhizer, Principal - JSR Adaptive Energy Solutions              

    Course Description

    Passive Building Training

    This class will take a look at Passive Building principals with a focus on the details required for a high-performance home.  Exploring methods for avoiding common building science failures and preserving indoor air quality and occupant health.

    The course will cover foundation and framing details, window and door installation for air and water tight assemblies, and means and methods for a proper thermal envelope.

    The seminar features specific building products available in our market and how to use in practice.

    The class will specifically look at compartmentalization for multi-family housing and the construction challenges associated with this typology.


    8:00am - 12pm             Presentation / Question and Answer


    Non-Members - $25

    Members - $20

    CEU Credits Available

    AIA – 2 HSW / LU credits   -  CSL – 2 Energy credits

    Register Here

    • 07/11/2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Barn Bowl & Bistro - Upstairs

    • 08/08/2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Barn Bowl & Bistro - Upstairs

    • 09/12/2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Barn Bowl & Bistro - Upstairs

    • 10/10/2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Barn Bowl & Bistro - Upstairs

    • 11/14/2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Barn Bowl & Bistro - Upstairs

    • 12/12/2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Barn Bowl & Bistro - Upstairs

Past Events

06/13/2019 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
05/09/2019 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
04/12/2019 Vineyard Haven CSL Class
04/11/2019 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
04/04/2019 Stretch Code Overview and Compliance Options
03/30/2019 Hoisting 2A /1C License Prep
03/30/2019 AceMV Offers - 12-hour CEU Workshop for Licensed Contractors
03/21/2019 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
03/14/2019 MVBA Spring Social
03/05/2019 Fall Protection in Residential Construction
02/21/2019 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
01/31/2019 Unrestricted Contractor Supervisor License Training
01/29/2019 MVBA Annual Meeting
01/10/2019 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
12/13/2018 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
11/13/2018 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
10/25/2018 It's Never too Late to Create a Financial Plan
10/09/2018 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
09/11/2018 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
08/14/2018 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
07/17/2018 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
06/12/2018 MVBA Monthly Board Meeting
05/17/2018 Best Practices for Windows and Door Installation
05/08/2018 Monthly Board Meeting
02/17/2018 6-hour CEU Workshop for Licensed Contractors (Building and Energy Codes)
02/17/2018 12-hour CEU Workshop for Licensed Contractors
02/15/2018 Annual Meeting
01/25/2018 2018 Code Changes Demystified
12/14/2017 MVBA Monthly Member Meeting
11/30/2017 Building Science Seminar with Dr. Joe Lstiburek
11/09/2017 MVBA Monthly Member Meeting
10/03/2017 MVBA Monthly Member Meeting
09/14/2017 MVBA Monthly Member Meeting
08/10/2017 MVBA Monthly Member Meeting
07/13/2017 MVBA Monthly Member Meeting
06/08/2017 MVBA Monthly Member Meeting
05/11/2017 MVBA Monthly Member Meeting
04/13/2017 MVBA Monthly Member Meeting
03/30/2017 MVBA Presents: South Mountain's Mark Rosenbaum
03/09/2017 MVBA Monthly Member Meeting
10/20/2015 Fall Conference & Legal Review

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