Agenda

Registration:                    8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am – 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:15 – 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:15 – 5:00 pm

Building Code Background and Application

   Development of the Code

   Code update process

   Code terminology

   Code enforcement

Building Classification, Occupancy and Safety

   Classification of structures

   Occupancy and special uses

   Fire resistance-rated construction

   Fire protection systems

   Doors and windows

Regulation of Building Components

   Exterior walls

   Roof assemblies

   Structural design

   Soils and foundations

Use of Specific Materials and Construction Techniques

   Concrete

   Aluminum

   Masonry

   Steel

   Wood

   Glass and glazing

Regulation of Interior Construction

   Gypsum board and plaster

   Interior finishes

   Interior environment

Complying with Safety Requirements During Construction

   Protection of workers, public and adjoining property

Credits

Architects
     7.0 HSW Contact Hours
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

International Code Council
     7.0 Contact Hours

Contractors
     Voluntary CE

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 HSW contact hours to architects and 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in all states. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for Indiana engineers.

The American Institute of Architects has approved this course for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Courses approved by the AIA qualify for Indiana architect continuing education credit.

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

The International Code Council has approved this activity for 7.0 contact hours (.7 CEUs).

This seminar offers a continuing education opportunity to building contractors. It has not been approved by any contractor licensing board with a continuing education requirement.

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

Vincent F. Fratinardo P.E. S.E. RRC

Vincent F. Fratinardo P.E. S.E. RRC
Mr. Fratinardo is a civil/structural engineer and roof consultant. His over 20 years of experience includes civil and structural engineering analysis, design, construction administration, field investigation, and project management, and 13 years of experience specific to forensic engineering and the investigation and analysis of building damage and failures. Mr. Fratinardo has designed numerous new buildings, building additions, building renovations, and mechanical platforms and supports. He has designed and analyzed roof, wall and floor framing systems utilizing steel, concrete, masonry, and wood construction. Mr. Fratinardo has vast expertise in commercial, industrial, agricultural, municipal, educational and residential building damage investigations, including on-site investigations after 25 different tornado events, and Hurricanes Irene, Sandy, Matthew, Harvey, Irma, Maria and Florence. He has legal experience in depositions, arbitration hearings and trials. He has prepared and performed numerous continuing education presentations, including on an array of topics in forensic engineering, structural engineering and building codes for HalfMoon Education Inc., in multiple states since 2014. Mr. Fratinardo graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering, and he also holds a master of engineering degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is a registered professional engineer in multiple states and a licensed structural engineer in Illinois.