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Presenter: Jerry Tepe

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: North Haven, CT

Best Western Plus North Haven
201 Washington Avenue
North Haven, CT 06473
Phone: 203-239-6700

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 4:45 pm

Development and Enforcement of International Residential Code

   Recent history of codes
   Code development process

Part I – Administrative

   Information required on construction documents

Part II - Definitions

Part III - Building Planning and Construction

   Building planning
   Shell construction

Part IV - Energy Conservation

   Building thermal envelope
   Existing buildings, additions, alterations, repairs and change of occupancy

Part V – Mechanical

   Heating and cooling equipment and appliances
   Solar thermal energy systems

Part VI – Fuel Gas

Part VII – Plumbing

   Water supply and distribution
   Sanitary and storm drainage

Part VIII - Electrical

   Devices and luminaires
   Swimming pools

Part IX - Appendices

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Building Inspectors

     6.5 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Building)

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 6.5 continuing education hours to professional engineers in most states. Continuing education is not mandatory in Connecticut.

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

Architects and engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

This seminar is approved by the International Code Council for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for required 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.


Jerry Tepe

Owner at JRT-AIA Architect, in Hopkinton, New Hampshire

Mr. Tepe is a licensed architect in all northern New England states. In practice for more than 35 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 provides full architectural services for commercial, institutional and industrial projects. The 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 actively 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 years. Mr. Tepe was a member of the International Fire Code Development Committee for six years and the IBC Fire Safety Code Development Committee for three years. Recently he served a term on the ICC Code Correlation Committee. He continues as one representative of the AIA at the ICC hearings and conferences. 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. He is a past chair of the Building Code Board of Appeals in Concord, New Hampshire. Mr. Tepe 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: $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.