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Tuesday, June 27, 2023 
8:30 am- 4:50 pm EDT (including a 30-min. break)


The Who, What, Where, When and How of the Maryland Existing Building Code (MEBC) 

  • Purpose and scope 
  • Definitions 
  • General provisions and Maryland amendments 
  • Compliance provisions 


The Basics of the MEBC 

  • Repairs 
  • Prescriptive provisions 
  • Alterations Level 1  
  • Alterations Level 2, Part 1 


The Fundamentals of the MEBC 

  • Alterations Level 2, Part 2 
  • Alterations Level 3 
  • Change of Occupancy 


The Rest of the MEBC 

  • Additions 
  • Historic buildings 
  • Performance compliance 
  • Moved buildings 


Example Case Studies and Questions on the MEBC 


Webinar Instructions
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Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers:
7.5 PDHs

7.5 HSW CE Hours

7.5 LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.75 CEUs (Building)


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 7.5 PDHs for professional engineers and 7.5 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in Maryland.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.5 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .75 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider
No. 1232).

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits
The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

7.5 HSW LUs (AIA)


William "Rick" Hinson, C.B.O. P.E. in VA. MD. and MD

Mr. Hinson has 43 years of experience in engineering. He has provided a wide range of construction and facility-related services to clients including systems testing, design, failure analysis, code review and project management. Mr. Hinson has served as an engineer, plans examiner, building official and as a principal in an engineering firm. He is experienced in multi-disciplined engineering, power generation, construction, forensics and building code enforcement. Mr. Hinson’s experience also includes building teams of professionals, performing cost and benefit evaluations, developing and streamlining policies and procedures to improve unit skills, and coordinating process across corporate structures. Additionally, he has provided code compliance plans review, construction administration, special inspection services, lectures, instruction, and management.

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 ( 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: 2018 Maryland Existing Building Code

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This 7.5-hour course for design professionals provides a comprehensive analysis of the 2018 Maryland Existing Building Code (MEBC). The course begins with a review of the purpose, scope, definitions, provisions and amendments of the code before diving into the basics of the MEBC; repairs, prescriptive provisions and alterations level 1-2. Then, the course focuses on the fundamentals of the code (alteration levels 2-3, change of occupancy) and concludes with an analysis of the rest of the code, primarily regarding additions, historic and moved buildings.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to examine the general provisions, compliance provisions and Maryland amendments to the 2018 Existing Building Code and understand its purpose and scope.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to analyze and reference prescriptive provisions and repair techniques, as well as differentiate between alterations level 1 and level 2.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify and satisfy the requirements of level 2 alterations and level 3 alterations, as well as understand change of occupancy requirements.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with code requirements for building additions, historic buildings, and moved buildings, and explore performance compliance.

LUs: 7.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with code compliance concepts

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 05/01/2026

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to 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.

USB MP4/PDF Price: $329.00

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