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Presenter: Donald Stafford

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Austin, TX

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown
500 North Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-480-8181

This seminar is closed or full.

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 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.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: International Residential Code 2018

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This is a 7.0 hour live lecture covers 2018 IRC provisions for building planning and shell construction, energy efficiency, and mechanical, fuel, plumbing and electrical systems.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to comply with 2018 IRC provisions for building planning and shell construction (Chapters 2-10).

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to comply with 2018 IRC provisions for mechanical, fuel, plumbing and electrical systems.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify and explain recent changes to the International Residential Code for 2018.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with 2018 IRC provisions for building energy efficiency (Chapter 11).

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs

Prerequisites: Familiarity with building codes and compliance. 

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 02/04/2022

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost, or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.