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Presenter: Donald Stafford

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Houston, TX

Marriott West Loop - By the Galleria
1750 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 713-960-0111

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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 - 5:00 pm


Development and Enforcement of International Residential Code

   History of the International Residential Code (IRC)
   Adoption and enforcement of International Residential Code
   Recent and anticipated Code amendments
   Future of the Code


Building Planning and Shell Construction (Chapters 2-10)

   Definitions 
   Alternative provisions and design criteria
   Wind effects and protection of openings
   Seismic provisions 
   Story height and live loads
   Snow loads 
   Fire-resistant construction and exterior walls
   Dwelling unit separations and garage separation
   Ceiling heights 
   Glazing
   Garages and carports 
   Ingress, egress and stairways
   Fire and carbon monoxide safety and detection
   Foam plastic 
   Wood and wood-based products
   Accessibility
   Floods, storms and drainage
   Soils and foundations 
   Framing and fastening
   Walls and wall covering 
   Roof/ceiling construction
   Roof assemblies 
   Fireplaces and chimneys


Energy Efficiency (Chapter 11)

   Compliance 
   Building thermal envelope
   Climate classifications 
   Permanent energy certificate
   Insulation and fenestration 
   Building systems
   Lighting


Mechanical, Fuel, Plumbing and Electrical Systems

   Appliance installation and exhaust systems
   Ventilation 
   Hydronic systems
   Fuel gas systems and appliances
   Plumbing fixtures 
   Drains
   Backflow preventers, venting, sumps and ejectors
   Fire sprinkler systems 
   Electrical system grounding
   Intersystem bonding termination
   Overcurrent devices 
   Electrical outlets
   Luminaires 
   Pools, spas and hot tubs

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Interior Designers
  • Other
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

Architects & Interior Designers
     7.0 HSW CEPHs
     7.0 AIA LU|HSW

Texas Code Enforcement Officers
     7.0 CE Hours

International Code Council
     .7 CEUs (Building)

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW CEPHs/continuing education hours to architects and interior designers in most states, including Texas. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Texas.

The American Institute of Architects has approved this event for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

The Texas Code Enforcement Officer Registration Program has approved HalfMoon Education as a continuing education provider. This course offers 7.0 continuing education hours.

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, but 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.

Speakers:

Donald Stafford

Founder and Principal of Stafford Inspections, Dallas

Since founding Stafford Inspections in 1984, Mr. Stafford has performed more than 12,000 inspections and has trained and mentored over 250 inspectors. His memberships and professional affiliations include the American Society of Home Inspectors, the International Code Council, and the National Association of Wastewater Technicians. Certifications include technical trainer and field trainer through the American Home Inspectors Training Institute, International Code Council Residential Combination Code Certification (2006) and Resnet Energy Audit Certification (2010). As a restoration specialist (1979-1998), he was the recipient of two awards for renovations to historically significant residences. Mr. Stafford is also president of Real Estate Training Systems, a proprietary school in the state of Texas providing continuing education real estate courses for home inspection licensees.

Tuition Costs:

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

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