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Presenter: Lawrence Lile, PE, LEED AP BD+C, QCxP

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Lincoln, NE

The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel
333 South 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: 402-474-7474

This seminar is closed or full.


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 - 4:30 pm

Building Code Background and Application

   Brief history of building codes or what to do after a big fire
   Local building codes
   Major changes in the IBC 2012-2018

Building Classification, Occupancy and Safety

   Chapter 3 – occupancy classification and use
   Chapter 6 – the five types of construction
   Chapter 5 – building height and area
   Chapter 10 – means of egress
   A practical example (small group exercise)

Building Classification, Occupancy and Safety, Continued

   Chapter 7 & 9 – fire protection systems, fire and smoke protection

Special Cases and Interior Requirements

   Chapter 4 – special detailed requirements
   Chapter 11, 12 & 13 – accessibility, energy efficiency, and interior
   Chapter 8 – interior finishes

Special Cases and Interior Requirements, Continued

   Revisit a practical example (small group exercise)

Structure and Specific Materials

   Chapter 16-24 – structural design and structural materials
   Chapter 23-26 – glass, gypsum board, and plastic
   Chapter 27-30 – electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and elevators

Safety Requirements During Construction

   Chapter 33 – safeguards during construction
   Questions and answers

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
   6.5 PDHs

   6.5 HSW PDHs 
   6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

International Code Council
   .65 CEUs (Building)

   Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW PDHs to architects in most states, including Nebraska. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Nebraska.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 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 state rules to determine eligibility.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty are of Building.

This seminar also offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has been submitted to any state contractor licensing board for continuing education credit 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.


Lawrence Lile, PE, LEED AP BD+C, QCxP

Owner of Lile Engineering in Ashland, MO

Mr. Lile is the owner of Lile Engineering, which specializes in commercial energy solutions and LEED certification consulting. Mr. Lile has worked in the design industry for over 30 years, on healthcare, industrial, commercial and educational construction projects. He has been involved in electrical and mechanical design, as well as construction management and commissioning. He has volunteered for local city boards and commissions, including the City of Columbia Energy and Environment Commission, which he chaired from 2009 – 2015, helping the City review and adopt new building codes. Mr. Lile is a licensed Professional Engineer in Missouri.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.