Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:15 - 1:15 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:15 - 5:00 pm
Building Code Background and Application
Development of the Code
Current State code provisions and updates
Building Classification, Occupancy and Safety
Classification of structures
Occupancy and special uses
Fire resistance-rated construction
Fire protection systems
Means of egress
Regulation of Building Components
Soils and foundations
Use of Specific Materials and Construction Techniques
Glass and glazing
Regulation of Interior Construction
Gypsum board and plaster
Complying with Safety Requirements During Construction
Protection of workers, public and adjoining property
Who Should Attend
7.0 HSW CEUs/Contact Hours
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
International Code Council
.7 CEUs - Building
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 HSW CEUs/contact hours to architects and 7.0 PDHs to engineers in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Missouri and Illinois.
This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Provider No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved architect continuing education sponsor in New York. HalfMoon is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.
This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for mandatory continuing education credit.
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.
Vincent F. Fratinardo, P.E., S.E., RRC
Vice President at Thornton Tomasetti in the Greater Chicago Area
Mr. Fratinardo is a civil/structural engineer and roof consultant. His 20 years of experience includes civil and structural engineering analysis, design, construction administration, field investigation, and project management, and he has 11 years of experience specific to forensic engineering and the investigation and analysis of building damage and failures. Mr. Fratinardo has designed numerous new buildings, building additions, building renovations, and mechanical platforms and supports. He has designed and analyzed roof, wall and floor framing systems utilizing steel, concrete, masonry, and wood construction. Mr. Fratinardo has vast expertise in commercial, industrial, agricultural, municipal, educational and residential building damage investigations, including on-site investigations after 24 different tornado events, and hurricanes Irene, Sandy, and Matthew. He has legal experience in depositions, arbitration hearings and trials. He has prepared and performed numerous continuing education presentations, including on an array of topics in forensic engineering, structural engineering and building codes for HalfMoon Education Inc., in multiple states since 2014. Mr. Fratinardo graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, and he also holds a master of engineering degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is a registered professional engineer in multiple states and a licensed structural engineer in Illinois.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.