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Presenter: Jerry R. Tepe, FAIA

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Agenda:

Monday, October 9, 2020

Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.
Log into Webinar:                8:30 - 9:00 am EDT
Morning Session:                9:00 am - 12:25 pm EDT
Break:                                 12:25 - 12:55 pm EDT
Afternoon Session:             12:55 - 3:50 pm EDT



A Brief History of Modern Code Development

   Code development process
   Effective use of the IBC
   Chapter 1 – Scope and Administration
      - Modifications and alternatives to code compliance
      - Requirements for permitting
   Chapter 3 –Occupancy Classification and Use
   Chapter 4 – Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy (summary only)


Chapter 5 – General Building Heights and Areas

   Building height & area determination
   Calculating permitted increases in height & area
   Mixed use and occupancy
   Chapter 6 – Types of Construction


Chapter 7 – Fire and Smoke Protection Features

   Exterior walls
   Fire walls
   Fire barriers and fire partitions
   Smoke barriers and smoke partitions
   Chapter 8 – Interior Finishes
   Chapter 9 – Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems


Chapter 10 – Means of Egress

   Chapters 11, 16, 17 and 34
      - Accessibility
      - Structural design
      - Special inspections and tests
      - Existing buildings



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.


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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.0 PDHs

Architects
     6.0 HSW CE Hours
     6.0 AIA LU|HSW

International Code Council
     .6 CEUs (Building)



Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar offers 6.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in Georgia.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).

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 of 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. 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: $199.00

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: Georgia State Minimum Standard Building Code: 2018 IBC

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the 2018 International Building Code and its adaptation to become the Georgia State Minimum Standard Building Code.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to comply with Code requirements for building occupancy and use, including special detailed requirements based on use and occupancy.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to comply with Code requirements for building heights and areas, and learners will be able to calculate permitted increases in height and area.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with Code provisions for fire and smoke prevention, including exterior walls, fire walls, fire barriers and fire partitions, smoke barriers and smoke partitions, interior finishes, and fire protection and life safety systems.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with Code provisions for means of egress, including accessibility, which enables occupants to depart building in the event of emergencies.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with interpreting and complying with building codes

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 09/28/2023

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.