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 – 4:00 pm
Working with the International Property Maintenance Code
Recent history of codes
Code development process
Chapter 1: Scope and Administration
Chapter 2: Definitions
Chapter 3: General Requirements
Safety and sanitation
Chapter 4: Lighting, Ventilation and Occupancy
Chapter 5: Plumbing
Water supply and heating
Chapter 6: Mechanical and Electrical
Heating and air conditioning
Electrical systems and equipment
Chapter 7: Fire Safety
Egress Fire protection systems
Inspections, Permits and Compliance
6.0 New Jersey HSW CE Hours
6.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
6.0 CPC Credits
International Code Council
.60 CEUs (Building)
Non-Credit CE Opportunity
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 6.0 CPCs to professional engineers in New Jersey.
The American Institute of Architects has approved this course for 6.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey architects.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).
The International Code Council has approved this event for .60 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.
This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been 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.
Jerry TepeJRT-AIA Architect
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.