New Jersey Building Subcode
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Tuesday, February 21, 2022
8:30 am – 4:50 pm EST (including a 60-min. break)
Charles A. Spitz
Building Code Background and Application in New Jersey
Development of the International Building Code 2021
Code adoption process in New Jersey
Summary of Code amendments in New Jersey
Classification of structures
• Groups 1, B, E, F, H, I, M, R, S and U
Occupancy and special uses
Building heights and areas
Chapters 6, 7 and 9
Types of construction
Fire and smoke protection features
Fire protection systems
Life safety systems
Exits, and exit access
Accessible routes and entrances
• Accessible facilities
• ANSI A115
Roofs and roofing systems
Use of Specific Materials and Construction Techniques
Glass and glazing
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7.0 PDHs Credits
7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Building)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar and webcast are open to the public and are designed to qualify for 7.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in New Jersey.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700).
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The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
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Charles A. Spitz, Owner, Charles A. Spitz, AIA, NCARB
Mr. Spitz earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Kansas and a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from Rutgers University, and he is a graduate of the United States Naval War College. He is a registered architect in five states and specializes in providing forensic architecture and building diagnostic services as well as providing building code consulting services. Mr. Spitz is a former member and past president of the New Jersey State Board of Architects and has served on building code committees for AIA, NCARB, BOCA, ICC, AIA/New Jersey and several other national organizations. He is the chairman of the ICC Building Code Interpretations Committee, former member of the Board of Directors of the Building Seismic Safety Council and former member of the Board of Directors of the Consultative Council of the National Institute of Building Science.
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Course Title: New Jersey Building Subcode
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This seven-hour course closely examines specific chapters of the New Jersey Building Subcode and the requirements regarding classification of structures, occupancies, building heights, fire protection, means of egress, structural design, the use of specific materials and construction techniques, and more.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to review the development of the International Building Code 2018, the code adoption process in New Jersey, a summary of code amendments in New Jersey, and code terminology and enforcement.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to review chapters 3-5 of the New Jersey Building Subcode which regulates the classification of structures, occupancy and special uses, and building heights and areas.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to review chapters 7, 9 and 10 of the New Jersey Building Subcode which regulates fire and smoke protection features, fire protection systems, and means of egress.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to review chapters 14-16 of the New Jersey Building Subcode which regulates exterior walls, roofs and roofing systems, and structural design.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with code compliance concepts
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
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