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Presenter: Jerry R. Tepe, FAIA

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Somerset, NJ

Doubletree by Hilton Somerset
200 Atrium Drive
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 732-469-2600

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Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 - 4:00 pm


Working with the International Property Maintenance Code

   Recent history of codes
   Code development process
   Chapter 1: Scope and Administration
   Chapter 2: Definitions


Chapter 3: General Requirements

   Safety and sanitation 
   Structural integrity 
   Weather resistance


Chapter 4: Lighting, Ventilation and Occupancy

   Lighting
   Ventilation
   Occupancy limits


Chapter 5: Plumbing

   Water supply and heating
   Sewerage disposal
   Plumbing fixtures


Chapter 6: Mechanical and Electrical

   Heating and air conditioning 
   Electrical systems and equipment


Chapter 7: Fire Safety

   Egress Fire protection systems


Appendix A
Inspections, Permits and Compliance

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Architects
     6.0 New Jersey HSW CE Hours
     6.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     6.0 CPC Credits

International Code Council
     .60 CEUs (Building)

Construction Contractors
     Non-Credit CE Opportunity


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 6.0 CPCs to professional engineers in New Jersey.

The American Institute of Architects has approved this course for 6.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey architects.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).

The International Code Council has approved this event for .60 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity.

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.

Speakers:

Jerry R. Tepe, FAIA

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

Mr. Tepe is a licensed architect. In practice for more than 40 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 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 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 terms. Mr. Tepe was a member of the International Fire Code Development Committee for two terms and also the IBC Fire Safety and Egress Code Development Committees. Additionally he served a term on the ICC Code Correlation Committee. He has made numerous presentations to conference audiences on topics related to building code enforcement and interpretation issues.

Mr. Tepe has held all American Institute of Architects 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. Mr. Tepe 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, NH. 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.