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Presenter: Edward L. Fronapfel

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Denver, CO

Holiday Inn Denver Cherry Creek
455 South Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80246
Phone: 303-388-5561

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:15 - 5:00 pm


Building Code Background and Application

   Development of the International Building Code
   Code adoption process in Missouri
   Code update process
   Code terminology
   Code enforcement


Building Classification, Occupancy and Safety

   Classification of structures
   Occupancy and special uses
   Fire resistance-rated construction
   Fire protection systems
   Doors and windows


Regulation of Building Components

   Exterior walls
   Roof assemblies
   Structural design
   Soils and foundations


Use of Specific Materials and Construction Techniques

   Concrete
   Aluminum
   Masonry
   Steel
   Wood
   Glass and glazing


Regulation of Interior Construction

   Gypsum board and plaster
   Interior finishes
   Interior environment


Complying with Safety Requirements During Construction

   Protection of workers, public and adjoining property

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Architects
     7.0 HSW CEHs
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

International Building Code
     .7 CEUs (Building)

Contractors
     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 in most states, including Colorado architects. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Colorado.

This seminar 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.

This course also offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in most states (non-mandatory in Colorado).

Professional engineers and architects 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 activity for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.

This event also offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education approval.

Speakers:

Edward L. Fronapfel

Fellow Member of NAFE, Owner, SBSA, Inc.

Mr. Fronapfel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in forensic and structural engineering. He is a board certified building inspection engineer through the National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers and a fellow member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. In addition, Mr. Fronapfel is a level 2 thermographer and a level 2 post tension examiner. He is certified by the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors and is a third party Exterior Design Institute inspector. He teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver in the Burn’s School of Real Estate and Construction Management. Courses include Estimating, Project Management and Control, Sustainability in Construction, Residential Construction Systems and Environmental Systems and MEP. His work experience encompasses geohydraulic engineering, hydraulics, hydrology, civil and structural engineering for new development, warranty work, property claim support, repair and rehabilitation design. Mr. Fronapfel’s building science work includes interior ventilation control; HVAC sizing verifications, and analysis; and moisture management systems for attics, crawlspaces and basementsfor residential and commercial structures. He has additional background in masonry, stucco, EIFS,and many components used for cladding buildings from foundation systems to roofing systems. Mr. Fronapfel’s experience includes over 450 deposition testimonies and over 55 trial testimonies, as well as hundreds of mediations, and arbitrations. He is a registered engineer in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming. Mr. Fronapfel holds active memberships in many professional organizations including RCI, AIA, NSPE, CABO, RESNET and others. He is a published writer in The Journal of RCI, The Forensic Engineering Task Force, The Investigative Engineer, The I-ENG-A Report, Colorado Claims Guide, Building Integration Solutions, Construction Accounting and Taxation, and The Journal of Forensic Engineering.

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.