Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.

Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Wednesday, June 14, 2023 
12:00 – 4:30 pm CDT (incl. a 30-min break)


Chapters 1 & 2 Scope and Administration & Definitions 

  • New and updated definitions 

Chapters 3 & 4 Occupancies and Special Uses 

  • Conditions within occupancies 
  • Special uses, spaces, and conditions 

Chapters 5 & 6 General Building Heights and Areas and Types of Construction 

  • Separation of uses
  • Types of construction 

Chapters 7 & 8 Fire & Smoke Protection and Interior Finishes 

  • Smoke barriers, protecting shafts and voids 
  • Opening protectives and mass timber 

Chapter 9 Fire Protection & Life Safety 

  • Special systems for special uses 
  • Standpipes 
  • Fire Alarms and Mass Communication Systems 

Chapter 10 Means of Egress 

  • Common path of travel, egress from occupied roofs, areas of refuge 
  • Doors, latching, locks, and educational lockdowns 
  • Stairways, landings, and emergency egress openings 

Chapter 11 Accessibility 

  • Motor Vehicle Fueling and Electric Vehicle Charging 
  • Larger spaces for mobility 

Chapters 12-14 

  • Interior Environment 
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Exterior Walls 

Chapter 15 Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structure 

  • Parapet walls coping 
  • Ballasted roofs 
  • Requirements for parapets 

Chapter 16 Structural Design 

  • Dead and Live Loads 
  • Special Inspections 
  • Glazed openings wind protection 

Chapter 17 & 18 

  • Special Inspections 
  • Soils and Foundations 

Chapters 19-23 

  • Concrete 
  • Aluminum 
  • Masonry 
  • Steel 
  • Wood 

Chapter 31 & 33 

  • Special Construction 
  • Fire Protection during Construction 


Webinar Instructions
All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

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.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection: Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

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Professional Engineers:
4.0 PDHs

4.0 HSW CE Hours

4.0 HSW LUs

International Code Council:
0.4 CEUs (Building)


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for X PDHs for professional engineers and X HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility. 

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 4.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES. 

The International Code Council has approved this event for .4 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: 

 4.0 HSW LUs (AIA) 


Joseph Iliff, CBO

Building & Zoning Director for Village of Swansea, Illinois

Joseph Iliff has been a building official, building inspector, and city planner for more than 25 years, serving cities in Indiana, Texas, Missouri, and Illinois. He earned an undergraduate degree in urban planning and development from Ball State University. He holds certifications as a residential building inspector, building official, city planner, and floodplain manager. He has taught classes on the residential, building, and property maintenance codes with a focus on preparing students for certification exams and effective administration.

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: 2021 IBC: Significant Changes to the New Version

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This four-hour course focuses on the significant changes made to the 2021 International Building Code. The course will go through the important changes in chapters 1-23, 31, and 33.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to review code updates in Chapters 7 and 8 of the 2021 International Building Code, specifically changes affecting smoke barrier, protecting shafts, mass timber and interior finishes.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to analyze code updates in Chapter 10 of the 2021 International Building Code, specifically changes affecting means of egress, stairways, landings, emergency egress, doors, locks, etc.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss code updates in Chapters 12-14 of the 2021 International Building Code, specifically changes affecting the interior environment, energy efficiency and exterior walls.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to examine code updates in Chapter 16 of the 2021 International Building Code, specifically changes affecting dead loads, live loads, special inspections, and wind protection.

LUs: 4.0                                                                                            LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with code compliance concepts

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 04/18/2026

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.