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Presenter: Lawrence Lile, PE, LEED AP BD+C, QCxP

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Seminar Location: Online

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A Two-Day Webinar Series!

International Building Code Part I
Monday, June 1, 2020, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm (including a 15 minute break)

Building Code Background and Application

   Welcome — about this seminar
   Five disasters that shaped modern building codes
   Major changes in the IBC 2012-2018

Building Classification, Occupancy and Safety

   How the IBC is organized
   Chapter 3 — occupancy classification and use
   Chapter 6 — the five types of construction
   Chapter 5 — building height and area
   Questions and review exercises

Means of Egress Basics, Passive Fire Protection

   Chapter 10 – means of egress
   The five most expensive questions in code analysis                          
   Chapter 7 – passive fire protection   
   Questions and review exercises   

Special Situations, Accessibility Basics

   Chapter 4 - special detailed requirements 

International Building Code Part I
Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm (including a 15 minute break)

Special Situations, Accessibility Basics (continued)

   Chapter 4 – special detailed requirements (continued)
   Chapter 11 accessibility

Interior, Energy and Fire Protection Requirements

   Chapter 12 interior environment
   Chapter 13 energy efficiency
   Appendix CA Solar Ready Zones
   Chapter 9 - fire protection systems, fire and smoke protection
   Chapter 8 interior finishes

Brief Overview of Structural Design and Materials

   Chapter 16-24 structural design and structural materials
   Chapter 23-26 – glass, gypsum board, plastic

The LEAST you need to know about MEP and Construction Safeguards

   Chapter 27-30 - electrical, mechanical, plumbing, elevators             
   Chapter 33 – safeguards during construction
   Questions and wrap-up

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) - macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

For more information, visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com.

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Other
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

     6.5 HSW CEPHs/CE Hours
     6.5 AIA LU|HSW

Code Enforcement Officers
     6.5 CE Hours

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Accessibility)

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW CEPHs/continuing education hours to architects in most states, including Texas. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Texas.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this event for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES course information under this seminar listing. Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES.

Professional engineers and architects seeking continuing education credit in states other than Texas will be able to claim the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved Code Enforcement Officer Commercial Education Business Continuing Education Provider, pursuant to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 62. This course offers 6.5 continuing education hours to Code Enforcement Officers.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Accessibility (Preferred Provider No. 1232)

This seminar offers contractors a non-credit continuing education opportunity. 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.


Lawrence Lile, PE, LEED AP BD+C, QCxP

Owner of Lile Engineering in Ashland, MO

Mr. Lile is the owner of Lile Engineering, which specializes in commercial energy solutions and LEED certification consulting. Mr. Lile has worked in the design industry for over 30 years, on healthcare, industrial, commercial and educational construction projects. He has been involved in electrical and mechanical design, as well as construction management and commissioning. He has volunteered for local city boards and commissions, including the City of Columbia Energy and Environment Commission, which he chaired from 2009 – 2015, helping the City review and adopt new building codes. Mr. Lile is a licensed Professional Engineer in Missouri.

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 Building Code

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This 6.5 hour live lecture presentation examines five disasters that shaped modern building codes, major changes in the IBC 2012-2018 and IBC compliance for building classifications, occupancy, safety, special cases, interior requirements, structure and specific materials, and safety during construction.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to describe five disasters that shaped modern building codes, and they will be able to identify major changes in the International Building Code 2012-2018.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to comply with IBC provisions for building classifications and use.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with IBC provisions for building height, area, means of egress, passive fire protection, accessibility, and energy efficiency.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with IBC provisions for interior finishes, interior environment, and structural design and materials.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with design, construction, and code compliance.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 01/28/2023

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.