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
Development and Enforcement of International Residential Code
and the Residential Building Code of New York
International Residential Code (IRC) adoption and enforcement in New York
Recent and anticipated Code amendments
Future of the Code
Building Planning and Shell Construction
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
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
Who Should Attend
7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Building)
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 7.0 continuing education hours to professional engineers in New York.
HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New York engineers (NYSED Sponsor No. 35).
This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects 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 claim the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific states rules to determine eligibility.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.
This event offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.
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.
Arthur Pakatar, LEED Green Associate, CEA
Mr. Pakatar is the principal of Stonehenge Associates, a firm dedicated to the built environment. He is an industry veteran with several years teaching home performance and construction related topics. Mr. Pakatar holds certifications from International Code Council, Association of Energy Engineers, Building Performance Institute, U.S. Green Building Council and Resnet. He is a certified code enforcement officer in New York State and holds the energy code inspector and plans examiner designations with ICC.
Over the past 10 years Mr. Pakatar has prepared and delivered training to code enforcement officers, design professionals and other construction industry stakeholders throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. He has taught throughout the United States. Having participated in creating protocols for several pertinent topics, he is considered a subject matter expert.
His company, Stonehenge Associates, is a member of International Code Council, ASHRAE, AEE, Northeast HERS Raters, Capital Region Builders and Remodelers Association, NYS Builders Association and National Association of Home Builders.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.