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Tuesday, December 20, 2022 
8:30 am – 4:50 pm EST (including a 30-min. break)


Presented by
William Hinson, C.B.O., P.E. in VA, MD, and MD

The Who, What, Where, When and How of the Virginia Existing Building Code (VEBC)
Purpose and scope
General provisions

The Basics of the VEBC
Alterations level 1

The Fundamentals of the VEBC
Alterations level 2
Change of occupancy

The Rest of the VEBC
Historic buildings
Moved buildings

Example Case Studies and Questions on the VEBC


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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

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 Virginia.

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 LU|HSWs (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).

Visit this course listing at for updates on pending credits.

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).


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 Virginia Existing Building Code

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This 7.5-hour course provides design professionals with a foundational understanding of the development, purpose and scope of the 2018 Virginia Existing Building Code (VEBC) before closely analyzing the code itself, including accessibility, repairs, change of occupancy, alteration levels 1 and 2, additions and more.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to understand the purpose, scope, definitions and general provisions of the Virginia Existing Building Code.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to design for accessibility and perform repairs and level 1 alterations in compliance with the VEBC.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to make a change of occupancy and perform level 2 alterations in compliance with the VEBC.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss code-compliant additions and provisions regarding historic and moved buildings.

LUs: 7.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with building code interpretation and compliance

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 

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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