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Friday August 14, 2020
11:00 am – 3:30 pm CDT (incl. 30-min. break)
2018 International Residential Code
History of the Code
The Code Development Process
Layout of the Code
Scope of the IRC
Residential Code Versus the Building Code
Impact of Other Codes in Residential Construction
Alternative Means of Compliance
Sections for Existing Buildings
Friday, August 28, 2020, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm CDT (incl. 30-min. break)
Design professionals requirements
Fire separation distances
Exterior walls, projections, openings, and penetrations
Fire resistant construction
Fire protection of floors
Light and ventilation
Minimum room areas
Sanitation and plumbing requirements
Glazing Garages and carports
Automatic sprinkler systems
Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Flood resistant construction
Protection of wood
Solar energy systems
Pools and spas
Friday, September 11, 2020, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm CDT (incl. 30-min. break)
Alternative design methods
Applicable climatic and geographic design criteria
Dead loads and live loads
Footing sizing and design
Joist and beam spans
Brace wall design and simplified braced wall design
Roof framing and sheathing
Wind and seismic loads
Bearing strength of soil
Wood floor framing
Out-of-plane force resistance
Friday, September 25, 2020, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm CDT (incl. 30-min. break)
Waterproofing and dampproofing
Footing size and layout
• Ledger connections
• Lateral bracing
• “H”-frame design and connection
• Post/beam sizing and connection
• Pier design • Fasteners
Drilling and notching
Joist spans and reinforcement
Truss installation and bracing
Friday, October 9, 2020, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm CDT (incl. 30-min. break)
Means of Egress
Emergency escape and rescue openings
Doors and landing
Window control devices
Window fall protection devices
Ship ladders and alternating tread devices
Elevators and platform lifts
Comparison to IBC requirements
Friday, October 23, 2020, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm CDT (incl. 30-min. break)
Fire separation distances and planning
Fireblock materials and locations
Draftspotting materials and locations
Fire wall construction Interior wall coverings
Exterior wall coverings
Roof system ventilation
Window and doors
Mounted photovoltaic systems
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Jared Agee, MCP, CBO
Director of Building and Code Enforcement for St. Charles County, Missouri
Mr. Agee is the director of Building and Code Enforcement for St. Charles County, Missouri. Previously, he worked in urban and suburban municipal governments managing building code enforcement, facilities, and information technology. Prior to his public sector positions, Mr. Agee worked in the construction industry in design and project management.
He has an undergraduate degree in Architectural and Mechanical Design and a graduate degree in Public Administration and Policy Analysis. As a Master Code Professional, Mr. Agee is one of approximately 800 people to obtain the highest level of certification from the International Code Council. He currently holds a total of 28 certifications in building, energy, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and accessibility areas.
Mr. Agee is a former president of the Missouri Association of Building Officials and Inspectors (MABOI). In addition, he founded Regimen Consulting LLC, which provides code training and technology consultation to various organizations across the country.