2021 International Building Code: Fire Protection
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Wednesday, March 8, 2023
12:00 – 4:30 pm CST (incl. 30-min. break)
- Relation to the International Fire Code
- Automatic sprinkler systems
- Fire areas
- Fire partitions
- Fire barriers
- Fire walls
- Fire alarm systems
- Smoke control systems
- Fire command centers
- Mass notification systems
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4.0 HSW CE Hours
4.0 AIA LU|HSWs
International Code Council:
.4 CEUs (Fire)
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Joseph Iliff, CBOBuilding & 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.
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Course Title: 2021 International Building Code: Fire Protection
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This 4-hour course focuses on chapter 9 of the 2021 International Building Code: Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems. The course covers sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, smoke control systems, fire command centers, mass notification systems and fire areas, partitions, barriers and walls.
Learning Objective 1: Learners will be able to explain the relation between 2021 International Building Code’s chapter 9 and the International Fire Code and determine where and when automatic sprinkler systems are required.
Learning Objective 2: Learners will be able to define fire areas and understand their relation to fire partitions, fire barriers and fire walls.
Learning Objective 3: Learners will be able to discuss the requirements, use and operation of fire alarm systems and smoke control systems.
Learning Objective 4: Learners will be able to explore the design of fire command centers and understand how a mass notification system works.
LUs: 4.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with code compliance concepts
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 12/08/2025
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