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

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

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 
12:00 – 4:30 pm CST

Presented by Joseph Iliff, CBO


  • Heating and cooling
  • Exhaust and duct systems
  • Combination air
  • Chimney and vents
  • Special appliances, equipment, and systems
  • Boilers and water heaters
  • Fuel gas
  • Solar thermal energy systems


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 LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.4 CEUs (Building)


Continuing Education Credit Information

These webinars are open to the public and are designed to qualify for 4.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 4.0 HSW or Non-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 most of these courses for 4.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). AIA is pending for the Code Fundamentals webinar. Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved these events for .4 CEUs in the specialty areas of Building, Fire, Energy or Electrical (depending on course) (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 presentations. These courses 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

Mr. 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. Mr. Iliff 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 International Residential Code: Mechanical Systems

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course on the 2021 IRC (part of a 10-part series) examines the code requirements related to mechanical systems in residential buildings. The course will focus on HVAC systems, special appliances, boilers, water heaters, fuel gas systems and solar thermal energy systems.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explore and discuss code code requirements for heating systems, including boilers and water heaters.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with code requirements for ventilation systems, including exhaust and duct systems, air combination systems, chimneys and vents.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify and adhere to code requirements regulating energy systems, including solar thermal energy systems and fuel gas-powered systems.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to examine and discuss code requirements impacting special appliances, equipment and systems, such as cooking appliances.

LUs: 4.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with residential design

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 09/22/2026

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.