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Presenter: Jerry Tepe

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Somerset, NJ

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 15427

Product Number: 18 NJSIUIBC 8 21 CDMN BA

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:

Description:

This audio recording is approximately 6 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 credits.

How to Use

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The USB+PDF package includes either an Mp3 audio recording of a live seminar, or video recording of a live webinar on a USB thumb drive along with a PDF file of the manual that was distributed at the seminar/webinar. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The webinar video recording requires completion of a follow-up quiz with 80% or greater accuracy (multiple attempts allowed) in order to download a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities varies widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.
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Agenda:

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 - 4:00 pm


Overview of Special Inspections

   General program guidelines
   Special inspector qualifications
   Testing and inspection agency accreditation
   Forms, schedules and agreements
   Pre-construction meeting
   Report distribution


Steel Inspections

   Shop fabrication
   Welds
   Bolted connections
   Pre-engineered metal buildings


Concrete and Masonry Construction Inspections

   Concrete reinforcement, placement, testing and inspection
   Curing concrete, hot- and cold-weather concrete
   Prestressed and precast concrete
   Masonry inspection frequency and material test methods
   Mortar, grout, unit placement and reinforcement


Wood, Cold-Formed Steel

   AWC and AISI publication references in Code
   Wood and CFS material standards, fasteners and connections
   Lateral framing inspection practices


Soil and Foundation Inspections

   Existing soil conditions
   Site preparation
   Shallow foundations
   Deep foundations


Wind and Seismic Design

   Seismic resistance/isolation systems


Non-Structural Inspections

   Exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS)
   Fire resistant materials and sprayed fire-resistive material
   Fire resistant penetrations and joints
   Smoke control systems


Material Standards and Load Tests

   Design strength of materials and alternative test procedures
   In-situ load tests
   Pre-construction load tests


Ethics, Non-Conformances and Final Reports

   Inspector authority, conflicts and “soft skills”
   Discrepancy documentation, tracking and resolution
   Final report, required documentation and distribution

Speakers:

Jerry Tepe

Owner at JRT-AIA Architect, in Concord, New Hampshire

Mr. Tepe is a licensed architect. In practice for more than 40 years, he has been both a member and an officer of large E/A firms and a sole practitioner. His project experience ranges from single-family dwellings to large, multi-million dollar commercial and industrial facilities. As a sole proprietor, his firm specializes in building, fire and accessibility code (ADA) consulting to architects, contractors, insurance and legal professionals and private entities, including third-party plan reviews and accessibility inspections.

Mr. Tepe has been active in the code development process through the AIA since joining the AIA Codes and Standards Committee in 1987. With the creation of the International Code Council (ICC), he participated in the initial development of the International Building Code on the General/Occupancies Subcommittee and was the chair of that group for two terms. Mr. Tepe was a member of the International Fire Code Development Committee for two terms and also of the IBC Fire Safety and Egress Code Development Committees. Additionally he served a term on the ICC Code Correlation Committee. He has made numerous presentations to conference audiences on topics related to building code enforcement and interpretation issues.

Mr. Tepe has held all offices at both the state level (AIANH) and the regional level (AIA New England). He was active in the legislative process in New Hampshire to adopt the first statewide set of building codes. He has taught numerous code and accessibility-related issues in New Hampshire, New England and at BOCA, ICC, BSA and AIA conferences. Mr. Tepe is a past chair of the Building Code Board of Appeals in Concord, New Hampshire. He has also served on several other code and building-related state and local committees and groups and is a past chair of the AIA Center for Building Science and Performance Knowledge Community.