Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Climatic and geographic design criteria, determination of seismic design category, irregular buildings
Exterior walls, townhouse separation, two family separation, dwelling-garage separation, fire protection of floors
Glazing adjacent to doors, in guards and railings, adjacent to stair landing
Emergency escape and rescue openings
Alternating tread devices
Alterations, repairs and additions (Smoke Alarms)
Carbon monoxide alarms
Fasteners and connectors in contact with preservative-treated and fire-retardant-treated wood
Coastal high-hazard areas (including V Zones and Coastal A Zones, where designated)
Rooftop-mounted photovoltaic systems
Roof access and pathways
Frost-protected shallow foundations
Crushed stone footings
Unvented crawl space
Wood wall framing
Requirements for roof coverings
Chapter 11 Energy Efficiency
Insulation and fenestration requirements
Reduction of ceiling insulation
Testing for air leakage
Duct sealing and testing
Energy rating index
Mechanical, Fuel, Plumbing (Chapters 12-33)
Chapters 12-23 Mechanical
Access to furnaces within compartments
Clothes dryer exhaust
Domestic cooking exhaust systems
Ranges and ovens
Solar thermal energy systems
Chapter 24 Fuel Gas
Prohibited locations (Dryer exception)
Protection against corrosion
Forced-air warm-air furnaces
Chapter 26-33 Plumbing
Saddle tap fittings
Joint between PVC water service and CPVC water distribution
Drainage piping size reduction in the direction of flow
Vent pipes terminating outdoors
Combination waste and vent system
Air admittance valves
Electrical Systems (Chapters 34-43)
Garage branch circuits
General purpose receptacle distribution
Small appliance receptacles
Basements, garages and accessory buildings
Ground-fault and arc-fault circuit-interrupter protection
Installation of boxes, conduit bodies and fittings
Who Should Attend
- Interior Designers
- Home Inspectors
- Building Inspectors
Architects & Interior Designers
7.0 HSW CEPHs/CE 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 continuing education hours to architects and interior designers and 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in Texas. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Texas.
The American Institute of Architects has approved this event for 7.0 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.
The International Code Council has approved this course for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider 1232).
This seminar offers contractors a non-credit continuing education opportunity, but it has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education approval.
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.
Founder and Principal of Stafford Inspections, Dallas
Since founding Stafford Inspections in 1984, Mr. Stafford has performed more than 12,000 inspections and has trained and mentored over 250 inspectors. His memberships and professional affiliations include the American Society of Home Inspectors, the International Code Council, and the National Association of Wastewater Technicians. Certifications include technical trainer and field trainer through the American Home Inspectors Training Institute, International Code Council residential combination code certification, and Resnet energy audit certification. As a restoration specialist (1979-1998), he was the recipient of two awards for renovations to historically significant residences. Mr. Stafford is also president of Real Estate Training Systems, a proprietary school in the state of Texas providing continuing education and core real estate courses for home inspection licenses. He has been an instructor and sponsoring inspector in Texas since 1987.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.