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Presenter: Michael Fiebig, and 1 more

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: San Antonio, TX

Norris Conference Center
618 NW Loop 410 Suite 207
San Antonio, TX 78216
Phone: 210-738-0040

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:30 - 1:30 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:30 - 5:00 pm

Overview of Special Inspections
C. Moulder

   General program guidelines
   Special inspector qualifications
   Testing and inspection agency accreditation
   Forms, schedules and agreements
   Pre-construction meeting
   Report distribution

Soil and Foundation Inspections
C. Moulder

   Existing soil conditions Site preparation
   Shallow foundations Deep foundations

Concrete and Masonry Construction Inspections
C. Moulder

   Concrete reinforcement, placement, testing and inspection
   Curing concrete, hot- and cold-weather concrete
   Prestressed and precast concrete
   Masonry inspection frequency and material test methods
   Mortar, grout, unit placement and reinforcement

Steel Inspections
C. Moulder

   Shop fabrication Welds
   Bolted connections Pre-engineered metal buildings

Wood, Cold-Formed Steel, Wind and Seismic Design
C. Moulder

   AWC and AISI publication references in Code
   Wood and CFS material standards, fasteners and connections
   Lateral framing inspection practices
   Seismic resistance/isolation systems

Exterior Insulation/Finishes and
Fire Resistance/Smoke Control
M. Fiebig

   Exterior insulation and finish systems
   Fire resistant materials and sprayed fire-resistive material
   Smoke control

Material Standards and Load Tests
C. Moulder

   Design strength of materials and alternative test procedures
   In-situ load tests
   Pre-construction load tests

Ethics, Non-Conformances and Final Reports
M. Fiebig

   Inspector authority, conflicts and “soft skills”
   Discrepancy documentation, tracking and resolution
   Final report, required documentation and distribution

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Other
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs (1.0 Ethics Hour)

    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 PDHs, including 1.0 ethics hour, to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW CEPHs/continuing education hours to architects in all states, except Florida architects. 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.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved architect continuing education sponsor in New York.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.

This seminar offers contractors a non-credit continuing education opportunity. 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.


Michael Fiebig,


Mr. Fiebig holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Colorado in Denver. He is a licensed architect in several states, and he provides both consulting and design services to clients throughout the country. Mr. Fiebig is an active member of the American Institute of Architects, as well as an NCARB certificate holder. He is a LEED green associate, as well as a certified fire protection specialist, credentialed through the National Fire Protection Association. As a forensic architect, Mr. Fiebig provides analysis of architectural standard of care in design and construction projects, with special emphasis on multi-family residential projects. He performs cause and origin analyses of building system installations and failures, including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing, and foundation systems, with a specialization in passive fire-resistive assemblies and active fire-protection systems. Mr. Fiebig provides premises liability analysis regarding slip/trip and fall accidents and accessibility code compliance, and he provides maintenance and inspection procedure analysis with an emphasis on NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems. As well, he performs damage assessments on existing facilities related to storms, accidents, fire, and natural disasters. As a design architect, Mr. Fiebig provides traditional design services for residential and light commercial buildings, and he provides code consulting for clients, specializing in life/safety, egress, and fire protection code requirements to assist clients in properly designing and detailing these critical elements of design and construction. He also provides traditional services during construction including construction observations and special inspections when required by the jurisdiction of authority. Mr. Fiebig’s experience includes several trial and deposition testimonies regarding design, construction, and the built environment, as well as mediation and arbitration support for litigation purposes. Mr. Fiebig holds active memberships in many professional organizations including AIA, NCARB, NFPA, USGBC, NICET, and others. He is a published writer in Common Ground, the national magazine for the Community Associations Institute.

Christopher Moulder

Technical Director at Pie Consulting and Engineering

Mr. Moulder is a licensed professional engineer in 7 states and has over 20 years’ experience in structural engineering. He is proficient in the design, analysis and rehabilitation of residential and commercial building systems. Having done both new construction and rehabilitation projects, Mr. Moulder has developed a portfolio of knowledge of what works and does not work for a structure’s performance. Currently, Mr. Moulder serves as the technical director for Pie Consulting & Engineering and works out of their Texas offices in The Colony. Mr. Moulder has been with Pie since 2008, and he is a veteran of the United State Marine Corps.

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.