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Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 - 11:45 am
Lunch (On your own): 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Afternoon Session: 12:45 - 5:00 pm
The Who, What, Where, When and How of the Virginia Existing Building Code (VEBC)
Purpose and scope Definitions General provisions
The Basics of the VEBC
Accessibility Repairs Alterations Level 1
The Fundamentals of the VEBC
Alterations Level 2 Alterations Level 3 Change of occupancy
The Rest of the VEBC
Additions Historic buildings Compliance alternative
The Case Studies Utilizing the VEBC
J. Kenneth Payne Jr., AIA, LEED BD+C
Vice President of Quality Control, Risk Management and Training at Moseley Architects
Mr. Payne is the “Dean” of Moseley University and has represented AIA-VA since 2000 on workgroups promulgating the building code, including the recent adoption of the 2015 VUSBC. He was instrumental in drafting the “rewrite” of the 2015 Virginia Existing Building Code. Mr. Payne is an existing building code instructor at the Jack A. Proctor Virginia Building Code Academy and worked with the Academy committee that developed the 2015 VEBC update and regular training module and content for all code enforcement officials and reviewers. He was recently appointed by the governor of Virginia to serve on the State Building Code Technical Review Board and has been recognized for his efforts in code development with the following awards: “Presidential Citation” by AIA Virginia, “Jack A. Proctor Meritorious Service Award for Registered Design Professionals” by the Virginia Building Code Officials Association (VBCOA), and “Award for Distinguished Achievement” by AIA Virginia. Mr. Payne has presented in many venues, including VBCOA annual education conferences, AIA Virginia’s Architectural Exchange East conventions, Virginia Fire Prevention Association training conference, Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference, SpArc national symposiums, CEFPI regional conference, the National AIA Convention and numerous local building departments and VBCOA regional meetings.
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