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)
Alternative provisions and design criteria
Wind effects and protection of openings
Story height and live loads
Fire-resistant construction and exterior walls
Dwelling unit separations and garage separation
Garages and carports
Ingress, egress and stairways
Fire and carbon monoxide safety and detection
Wood and wood-based products
Floods, storms and drainage
Soils and foundations
Framing and fastening
Walls and wall covering
Fireplaces and chimneys
Energy Efficiency (Chapter 11)
Building thermal envelope
Permanent energy certificate
Insulation and fenestration
Mechanical, Fuel, Plumbing and Electrical Systems
Appliance installation and exhaust systems
Fuel gas systems and appliances
Backflow preventers, venting, sumps and ejectors
Fire sprinkler systems
Electrical system grounding
Intersystem bonding termination
Overcurrent devices Electrical outlets
Pools, spas and hot tubs
Who Should Attend
- Interior Designers
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)
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.
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.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.
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 (email@example.com 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.