HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Back to Search

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

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Sioux Falls, SD

Holiday Inn City Centre
100 West 8th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605-339-2000

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 (HSW)


   6.5 HSW PDHs/CE Hours (HSW)
   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/continuing education (HSW) to architects and 6.5 PDHs (HSW)to professional engineers in most states, including South Dakota. Educators and courses are not subject to pre-approval in South Dakota.

The American Institute of Architects has approved this event for 6.5 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 (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

HalfMoon Education is a Preferred Provider with the International Code Council (No. 1232), and this course is approved for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.

This seminar also offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contractors. It has not been submitted for approval in any state with a contractor continuing education requirement.

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.