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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


Working with the International Existing Building Code

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


Chapter 3: Provisions for All Compliance Methods

   Option 1: prescriptive compliance method
   Option 2: work area compliance method
   Option 3: performance compliance method


Chapters 4 and 6

   Repairs
   Classification of work


Chapters 7-9: Alterations

   Alterations levels 1, 2 and 3


Chapter 10: Change of Occupancy

   Change of occupancy classification
   Means of egress
   Code compliance for building elements


Chapter 11: Additions

   Heights and areas
   Structural requirements


Chapters 12 and 14

   Historic buildings
   Moved or relocated buildings

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs*

Architects
     7.0 HSW CEHs
     7.0 AIA LU|HSW

International Code Council
     .7 CEUs (Building)

*Continuing education not mandatory in RI


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 7.0 PDHs for professional engineers in most states with continuing education requirements, including Rhode Island architects. Educators and courses for architects are not subject to preapproval in Rhode Island.

This seminar is approved by the American 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. Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES.

Architects and engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this seminar. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

The international Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provide No. 1232).

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:

Christopher McWhite, CBO, HCO

Principal, Chief Building Plans Examiner at Municipal Code Consulting, LLC

Mr. McWhite is from Indiana and a graduate of Vincennes University. He is an accomplished building inspector and plans examiner, with 20 years of experience in public and non-profit code enforcement and inspections. Mr. McWhite has served as an inspector and plans examiner in Massachusetts, Georgia, Virginia, and Indiana. He has served on the Massachusetts Construction Supervisor Licensing exam rewriting committee to help transition the exam from the 2009 to the 2015 International Codes, as a member of the International Code Council’s IPMC/IZC Code Development Committee, and as member of the ICC Building Membership Council and most recently its Nominating Committee. Mr. McWhite also currently serves as an ICC Governmental voting member representing Region 6. He has earned a combined 21 Certifications from SBCCI (Legacy Code) and ICC including Housing Code Official, Building Code Specialist, Plumbing Code Specialist, Certified Building Official, and is currently 2 certifications away from Master Code Professional.

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 seven-hour live lecture presentation examines code compliance challenges and opportunities with the International Existing Building Code, the scope and administration of the Code (Chapter 1), definitions (Chapter 2), compliance methods (Chapter 3), repairs (Chapter 4), classification of work (Chapter 6), alterations (Chapters 7-9), change of occupancy (Chapter 10), additions (Chapter 11), historic buildings (Chapter 12), and moved or relocated buildings (Chapter 14).

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 identify and discuss the challenges of maintaining and upgrading existing building stock to meet current safety and occupancy standards.

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: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with understanding and complying with building codes

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 07/15/2022

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.