HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Bart Berneche and 1 more

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Birmingham, AL

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 14069

Product Number: 16H ALIBCODE 6 30 CDMN

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This audio recording is approximately 7 hours in length and is available for $279 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

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Registration                     8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session             8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own)     12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session          1:15 - 5:00 pm

Building Code Background and Application

Development of the code

Code update process

Code terminology

Code enforcement


Special Inspection

Referenced standards

Building Classification, Occupancy and Safety

Classification of structures

Occupancy and special uses

Special construction

Fire resistance-rated construction

Fire protection systems

Doors and windows

Means of egress


Regulation of Building Components

Exterior walls

Roof assemblies

Structural design

Soils and foundations

Use of Specific Materials and Construction Techniques

Concrete Aluminum




Glass and glazing

Regulation of Interior Construction

Gypsum board and plaster

Interior finishes

Interior environment


Energy efficiency

Complying with Safety Requirements during Construction and Miscellaneous

Protection of workers, public and adjoining property

Electrical, mechanical, plumbing

Any remaining appendices not yet touched on


Bart Berneche

Senior Engineer at IAPMO’s Uniform Evaluation Service
Mr. Berneche brings more than 30 years of technical experience in construction and quality assurance; the most recent 20 years as a civil/structural engineer. With International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Uniform Evaluation Service (UES), and previously with ICC Evaluation Service as senior staff engineer, Mr. Berneche evaluates and certifies a wide range of building products. Prior to that Mr. Berneche worked as an engineer in the prefabricated building industry in management and as a consulting engineer. He earned his B.S.C.E. degree at the University of South Florida and is a registered professional engineer in several southeastern states. Mr. Berneche is a member of the Structural Engineers Association of Alabama, where he serves on the Board of Directors.

Barry A. Johnson

Senior Engineer at IAPMO’s Uniform Evaluation Service
Mr. Johnson brings nearly 30 years of technical experience in design and construction as a civil/structural engineer. He serves as senior staff engineer, working on the building products listing program in addition to working on deck, guardrail, roofing and exterior wall cladding evaluation reports and reviewing reports to the Florida building codes. He spent 23 years with ICC, working in both technical services and evaluation services. Mr. Johnson earned his B.S.C.E. degree from the University of Alabama and his MBA degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is a registered professional engineer in Alabama and Florida.