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Presenter: Jerry R. Tepe, FAIA

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: South Portland, ME

Doubletree by Hilton
363 Maine Mall Road
South Portland, ME 04106
Phone: 207-775-6161

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Due to health/safety/COVID-19 this seminar has changed to Friday, July 17, 2020.
Please follow this link to register for the new date: https://www.halfmoonseminars.org/seminars/133396/international-existing-building-code-seminar/portland-me



A Brief History of Modern Code Development

   Code development process
   Effective use of the codes
   Adoption of 2015 IEBC in Maine


Working with the International Existing Building Code

   Existing building stock: challenges and opportunities
   Development of the IEBC
   Chapter 1: Scope and Administration
   Chapter 2: Definitions


Chapter 3: Provisions for All Compliance Methods

   Option 1: prescriptive
   Option 2: work area
      • Repairs, alterations, additions and changes of occupancy
   Option 3: performance
   Seismic evaluation and design procedures


Chapters 4 -6

   Prescriptive compliance method
      • Additions, alterations, repairs and change of occupancy
      • Accessibility for existing buildings
   Classification of work
   Repairs


Chapters 7-9: Alterations

   Alteration Level–1 
   Alteration Level–2
   Alteration Level–3


Chapter 10: Change of Occupancy

   Change of occupancy classification
      • Structural, electrical, mechanical and plumbing
      • Fire protection 
      • Means of egress
      • Heights and areas 
      • Building elements
      • Accessibility


Chapter 11: Additions

   Heights and areas 
   Structural requirements



Chapters 12 and 13

   Historic buildings 
   Moved or relocated buildings


Chapter 14

   Performance compliance method


Appendices A&B and Resource A

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.0 PDHs

Architects
     6.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     6.0 AIA LU|HSW

International Code Council
     .6 CEUs (Building)

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Maine.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this event for 6.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA 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 course for .6 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contractors. It is not approved by any state contractor licensing entity.

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:

Jerry R. Tepe, FAIA

Owner at JRT-AIA Architect, in Concord, New Hampshire

Mr. Tepe is a licensed architect. In practice for more than 40 years, he has been both a member and an officer of large E/A firms and a sole practitioner. His project experience ranges from single-family dwellings to large, multi-million dollar commercial and industrial facilities. As a sole proprietor, his firm specializes in building, fire and accessibility code (ADA) consulting to architects, contractors, insurance and legal professionals and private entities, including third-party plan reviews and accessibility inspections.

Mr. Tepe has been active in the code development process through the AIA since joining the AIA Codes and Standards Committee in 1987. With the creation of the International Code Council (ICC), he participated in the initial development of the International Building Code on the General/Occupancies subcommittee and was the chair of that group for two terms. Mr. Tepe was a member of the International Fire Code Development Committee for two terms and also the IBC Fire Safety and Egress Code Development Committees. Additionally, he served a term on the ICC Code Correlation Committee. He has made numerous presentations to conference audiences on topics related to building code enforcement and interpretation issues.

In 1990 when the ADA was first proposed, and in 2004 when the last major revision was developed, Mr. Tepe served on AIA task forces to review the proposed requirements/changes and respond to the government’s request for comments.

Mr. Tepe has held all offices at both the state level (AIANH) and the regional level (AIA New England). He was active in the legislative process in New Hampshire to adopt the first statewide set of building codes. He has taught numerous code and accessibility related issues in New Hampshire, New England and at BOCA, ICC, BSA and AIA conferences. He is a past chair of the Building Code Board of Appeals in Concord, New Hampshire. He has also served on several other code and building related state and local committees and groups and is a past chair of the AIA Center for Building Science and Performance Knowledge Community.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $279.00

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 Existing Building Code 

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This six-hour live lecture presentation examines provisions in Chapters 1-14 of the International Existing Building Code concerning the scope and definitions of the Code, compliance methods, alterations, change of occupancy, additions, historic buildings, and relocated buildings.

Learning Objectives: 

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify and discuss the challenges of maintaining and upgrading existing building stock to meet current safety and occupancy standards.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to define the prescriptive and work area methods for complying with requirements of the International Existing Building Code, including requirements for repairs, alternations, additions and changes of occupancy.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to meet requirements for making changes of occupancy to existing buildings, complying with requirements for structural, electrical and mechanical work, along with fire protection requirements.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with International Existing Building Code requirements on the height and area of additions to existing buildings, including the structural requirements for newly constructed spaces attached to existing buildings.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with building codes and compliance methods

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 07/10/2022

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.