HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Richard DeBrunner

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Bismarck, ND

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 14686

Product Number: 17 NDSABLDC 6 27 CDMN TC

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:


This audio recording is approximately 7 hours in length and is available for $289 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

How to Use

HalfMoon will mail you these materials via USPS. Please allow 5 weeks from the date of purchase to receive your product. If the live seminar is in the future, please allow 5 weeks from the date of the live seminar.

The CD/Manual package includes an audio recording of a live seminar on CDs, along with a bound copy of the manual that was distributed at the seminar. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The CDs contain embedded number codes, which you are required to document and return to HalfMoon if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

HalfMoon Education guarantees its products. The self-study products are recorded from a live seminar and there are circumstances where an audio recording is not available. HalfMoon will contact you and issue a full refund if the product you ordered is not available. If you are not happy with a product you receive, you can return the product for a full refund. However, refunds will not be issued if completion certificates are requested.


Registration:                    8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:00 - 4:30 pm

Building Code Background and Application

   History of the North Dakota State Building Code
   Requirement to adopt the North Dakota State Building Code
   North Dakota Century Code
   Scope of the State Building Code
   How to use the North Dakota State Building Code

Amendments for the 2015 International Residential Code

   Work exempt from permit
   Exterior walls

Amendments for the 2015 International Building Code

   Work exempt from permit
   Approval of construction documents
   Use and occupancy classification
   Fire protection systems
   Means of egress

Amendments for the 2015 International Mechanical Code

   Scope and administration
   General regulations
   Ventilation and exhaust systems

Amendments for the 2015 International Fuel Gas Code

   Scope and administration
   General regulations
   Gas piping
   Chimneys and vents

Amendments for the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code

   Residential energy efficiency
   Insulation and fenestration
   Air leakage
   Specifications for the standard reference and design

Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG)

Administrative Rule


Richard DeBrunner

ICC Certified Building Inspector, Plans Examiner and ICC/AACE Code Enforcement Administrator
Mr. DeBrunner is the principal of Nodak Inspections, a private firm providing independent inspection services in a variety of building construction aspects. With numerous ICC certifications and years of field experience in both residential and commercial construction, he brings a practical perspective of Code interpretation. Mr. DeBrunner is a member of the International Code Council and the American Association of Code Enforcement. He is constantly improving his skills with continuing education and seeking to further his base of knowledge through certification and experience. Mr. DeBrunner takes pride in helping his community achieve its potential in a safe and structured environment.