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International Residential Code 2018

Presenter: Robert J. Schutz

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Coraopolis, PA

Pittsburgh Airport Marriott
777 Aten Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Phone: 412-788-8800

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

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 - 4:45 pm


Development and Enforcement of International Residential Code

   History of the International Residential Code (IRC)
   Adoption and enforcement of International Residential Code
   Recent and anticipated Code amendments
   Future of the Code


Building Planning and Shell Construction (Chapters 2-10)

   Definitions
   Alternative provisions and design criteria
   Wind effects and protection of openings
   Seismic provisions
   Story height and live loads
   Snow loads
   Fire-resistant construction and exterior walls
   Dwelling unit separations and garage separation
   Ceiling heights 
   Glazing
   Garages and carports
   Ingress, egress and stairways
   Fire and carbon monoxide safety and detection
   Foam plastic
   Wood and wood-based products 
   Accessibility
   Floods, storms and drainage
   Soils and foundations 
   Framing and fastening
   Walls and wall covering 
   Roof/ceiling construction
   Roof assemblies 
   Fireplaces and chimneys


Energy Efficiency (Chapter 11)

   Compliance 
   Building thermal envelope
   Climate classifications
   Permanent energy certificate
   Insulation and fenestration
   Building systems 
   Lighting


Mechanical, Fuel, Plumbing and Electrical Systems

   Appliance installation and exhaust systems
   Ventilation 
   Hydronic systems
   Fuel gas systems and appliances
   Plumbing fixtures 
   Drains
   Backflow preventers, venting, sumps and ejectors
   Fire sprinkler systems
   Electrical system grounding
   Intersystem bonding termination
   Overcurrent devices 
   Electrical outlets
   Luminaires 
   Pools, spas and hot tubs

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Architects
     6.5 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Building)

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public. It offers 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers in most states, including Pennsylvania. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Pennsylvania.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Provider No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity for construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity with a 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 within 15 business days.

Speakers:

Robert J. Schutz

Assistant Chief Building Official with the City of Columbus
Mr. Schutz is the assistant chief building official with the City of Columbus, Ohio, and was previously a senior staff engineer with the International Code Council in product development after several years as their manager of instructors in the ICC Training and Education Department. He has also served as an assistant architect administrator at the Ohio Board of Building Standards. While with the State of Ohio, Mr. Schutz oversaw the new Residential Code of Ohio program, including certification of local residential code departments and personnel. His varied previous experiences include active military service during the 1980s as an Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) officer; building code enforcement for several central Ohio jurisdictions, including ten years as chief building official (CBO) for the City of Powell where he also served as city engineer and director of public services; and chief engineer for the Ohio Departmentof Health, where he chaired the state’s plumbing advisory board, was chief of plumbing and was a voting member on the Ohio Board of Building Standards.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

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