HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS, CEP and 1 more

Recording Date:

Recording Location: San Antonio, TX

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 15594

Product Number: 18 TXSIUIBC 11 13 CDMN PC

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

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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.
The Mp3 audio recording contains 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 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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Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

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

Lunch (On your own):         12:30 - 1:30 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:30 - 5:00 pm

Overview of Special Inspections
C. Moulder

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

Soil and Foundation Inspections
C. Moulder

   Existing soil conditions Site preparation
   Shallow foundations Deep foundations

Concrete and Masonry Construction Inspections
C. Moulder

   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

Steel Inspections
C. Moulder

   Shop fabrication Welds
   Bolted connections Pre-engineered metal buildings

Wood, Cold-Formed Steel, Wind and Seismic Design
C. Moulder

   AWC and AISI publication references in Code
   Wood and CFS material standards, fasteners and connections
   Lateral framing inspection practices
   Seismic resistance/isolation systems

Exterior Insulation/Finishes and
Fire Resistance/Smoke Control
M. Fiebig

   Exterior insulation and finish systems
   Fire resistant materials and sprayed fire-resistive material
   Smoke control

Material Standards and Load Tests
C. Moulder

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

Ethics, Non-Conformances and Final Reports
M. Fiebig

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


Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS, CEP

Michael Fiebig holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree, and a Master of Architecture degree, both from the University of Colorado. He is a licensed architect in more than a dozen states, providing both design and consulting services to clients throughout the country. Mr. Fiebig is an active member of the American Institute of Architects, as well as an NCARB certificate holder. He is a LEED Green Associate, a Certified Fire Protection Specialist, and a Certified EIFS Industry Professional.  As a forensic architect, Mr. Fiebig provides analysis of standard of care in design and construction projects, helping to evaluate problematic buildings for a variety of purposes. He performs cause and origin analyses of building system installations and failures, including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing systems, foundation systems, with a specialization in fire-protection systems and EIFS cladding. As a design architect, Mr. Fiebig provides architectural design services for residential and commercial buildings, and he provides code consulting for clients, specializing in life/safety, egress, and fire protection requirements. He also provides traditional architectural services during construction including special inspections when required by the jurisdiction of authority. Mr. Fiebig’s experience includes dozens of court and deposition testimonies regarding standards of care in professional design, construction, and the built environment.  Mr. Fiebig holds active memberships in many professional organizations including the AIA, NCARB, NFPA, ICC, and others.

Christopher Moulder

Technical Director at Pie Consulting and Engineering
Mr. Moulder is a licensed professional engineer in seven states, and he has over 20 years’ experience in structural engineering. He is proficient in the design, analysis and rehabilitation of residential and commercial building systems. Having done both new construction and rehabilitation projects, Mr. Moulder has developed a portfolio of knowledge of what works and does not work for a structure’s performance. Currently, Mr. Moulder serves as the technical director for Pie Consulting & Engineering and works out of their Texas offices in The Colony.
Mr. Moulder has been with Pie since 2008, and he is a veteran of the United State Marine Corps.