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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


Fire Protection and Life Safety Design

   Applicable codes
      • International Fire Code
      • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes
      • Montana state building codes
      • Local ordinances
   Scope and purpose of codes and ordinances
   Special occupancies: health care facilities and others


Occupancy Classifications

   General requirements and criteria
      • Change of use and /or change of occupancy
      • Hazard classifications
   Life safety issues
   Design specifications and scenarios
   Evaluation and documentation


Means of Egress

   Exit access, discharge and other components
      • Impediments to egress
   Calculating and determining occupant loads
      • Gross vs. net
   Arrangement of exits
   Equivalency discussion


Fire Protection Features and Equipment

   Building materials and components
   Fire and smoke protection features
   Fire detection, alarm and communication systems
   Sprinkler systems
   Special occupancies and equipment


Code Compliance Exercises

   Case studies:
      • New construction
      • Changing occupancy of existing buildings

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs MSE Approved

Architects
     7.0 HSW CE Hours
     7.0 AIA LU|HSW

International Code Council
     .7 CEUs (Fire)

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 continuing education hours to architects all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Montana. The Montana Society of Engineers has approved this course for 7.0 PDHs.

This seminar has been approved by the America Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES information under this course listing.

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 engineers and architects.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Fire (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

This seminar offers a continuing education opportunity to construction contractors but has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing board 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:

Jake Zlomie, CFPS

Fire Marshall, Montana State University

Mr. Zlomie graduated from Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology in 2013. He is currently working on establishing a programmatic approach to fire and life safety to ensure that students, staff, and visitors of Montana State University are safe from the hazards associated with fire. Prior to starting at Montana State University, Mr. Zlomie had work experiences in municipal fire prevention, Department of Energy facility fire protection, and commercial nuclear power. He maintains certification as a certified fire protection specialist (CFPS) from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and fire inspector I and fire inspector II from the International Code Council (ICC), as well as several fire service certifications. Outside of work, you can find him on the golf course, exploring Montana, or spending time with family. Mr. Zlomie currently resides in Bozeman with his wife and daughter.

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: Complying with Fire Protection and Building Codes

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This seven-hour live lecture presentation examines fire protection and life safety design codes, occupancy classifications, means of egress, fire protection features and equipment, and code compliance.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify life safety and building codes which require fire protection and fire resistance features, including the International Fire Code and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes, and will know which codes apply to specific projects.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to define building occupancies and identify how changes of use and occupancy affect fire protection requirements.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with requirements for fire protection features and equipment, including fire-resistant building materials, fire and smoke protection features, fire detection and alarm systems and sprinkler systems.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to participate in code compliance exercises, applying fire protection code requirements to new construction and to buildings undergoing changes in occupancy.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with design and code compliance.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 07/02/2022

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.