PBA Announcements

  • Governor Wolf's Official Answers for Business Opening Questions

    We know there are many questions being raised now that businesses are opening throughout the state. PBA is providing you with an official link to the Governor's page that will answer some of your questions. Among the topics covered in this official guidance, include: QUESTION: Are masks required for operations where it would be unsafe to keep masks in place, or if an employee says they have anxiety and any mouth, nose covering can lead to panic attacks or other medical conditions? ANSWER: Employees must wear masks unless the mask impedes their vision, if they have a medical condition that […]

  • 2020 Outstanding Student Award Winners Announced

    With the end of the “school year” upon us, the members of PBA want to take a moment to honor the determination and dedication of all the students enrolled in the Endorsed Trade Programs throughout Pennsylvania. It has been a difficult year but we are all inspired by your enthusiasm to contribute to the workforce of the future. Despite the fact that many of you have not been able to celebrate in the traditional sense this year, please know that PBA members are all proud of your accomplishments and will continue to support you in the years ahead. Again this year, PBA’s […]

  • Summer Board Meeting Registration Open

    The PBA Summer Board Meeting will be held virtually this year with all meetings conducted through online meeting technology. Registration is now open for the various committee meetings and the Board of Directors meeting. PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is required for all meetings. Registrants will receive links and information about the individual meetings prior to the meeting dates. Information on how to participate in the committee meetings can be found here. Below is the schedule of events. - REGISTER HERE Wednesday, July 22 10:00 a.m. - PHRC Meeting 11:30 a.m. - Non-Dues Task Force […]

  • Summer Board Meeting to be Held Virtually

    The PBA Senior Officers have determined that the Summer Board Meeting will be held virtually. All committee meetings, as well as the Board of Directors Meeting itself, will be held via Zoom conferencing. This will replace the previously scheduled on-site meetings scheduled for the Bedford Springs Omni Resort. Revised committee dates and times will be announced shortly and registration for all meetings will be required for all attendees. The Board of Directors meeting will be held via Zoom on Saturday, July 25 beginning at 10 a.m. - again prior registration will be required for all attendees. […]

  • FREE Webinar - Managing Moisture: The Top Residential Construction Defect

    Building in our increasingly humid and wet weather creates enormous challenges for delivering durable, safe, and healthy places to live. There is a growing need to develop more effective envelope and interior moisture management strategies to ensure we can meet these goals and reduce the likelihood of building defects arising over time. In Part 1 of this series, James Ball and Doug McCleery of MaGrann Associates will present an overview of the challenges and provide best practices for managing these complex building science systems from a design and construction perspective. Solutions will […]