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Presenter: Jerry Tepe

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Natick, MA

Courtyard by Marriott Natick
342 Speen Street
Natick, MA 01760
Phone: 508-655-6100

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Registration:                    8:30 - 9:00 am

Morning Session:             9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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

Afternoon Session:           1:30 - 5:00 pm


A Brief History of Modern Code Development

   Effective Use of the IBC

   Chapter 1 – scope and administration

      Modifications and alternatives to code compliance

      Requirements for permitting

   Chapter 3 – Use and occupancy classification

   Chapter 4 – Special detailed requirements based on useand occupancy (summary only)


Chapter 5 – General Building Heights and Areas

   Table 503 – What’s changed?

   Mixed use and occupancy

   Chapter 6 – Types of construction


Chapter 7 – Fire and Smoke Protection Features

   Exterior walls

   Fire walls

   Fire barriers

   Fire partitions

   Smoke barriers

   Smoke partitions

   Chapter 8 – interior finishes


Chapter 9 – Fire Protection Systems

   Chapter 10 – means of egress

   Chapters 11, 16, 17 & 34

      Accessibility

      Structural design

      Special inspections

      Existing buildings

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Architects
   6.5 HSW Contact Hours
   6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
   6.5 Contact Hours (PDHs)

Building Performance Institute
   1.86 CEUs

Contractors
   Voluntary Continuing Ed.

International Code Council
   6.5 Contact Hours


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 6.5 PDHs to engineers in most states, including Massachusetts architects. Educators and courses are not subject to pre-approval in Massachusetts.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Building Performance Institute for 1.86 CEUs.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

The International Code Council has approved this seminar for 6.5 contact hours (.65 CEUs).

This seminar is designed for the professional enrichment of construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state with a construction contractor continuing education requirement.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

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.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $269.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $269.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $249.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.