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Tuesday, April 9, 2024
9:00 am – 4:00 pm PDT


Development and Enforcement of International Residential Code
Presented by: Chelsea Glynn

  • History of the International Residential Code, 2021(IRC)
  • Adoption of IRC in Oregon
  • Oregon amendments
  • Permitting process and code enforcement

Windows and Load Managed EV Charging Possibilities
Presented by: Peter Vierthaler

  • The multiple benefits of triple pane windows
  • Future proof your building from future energy enhancement code requirements
  • Providing charging in every stall for customer satisfaction and revenue generation
  • Significantly reduce the building electric load requirements with triple pane windows and load managed charging

Building Planning and Shell Construction (Chapters 2-10)
Presented by: Joshua Richards

  • Building planning including habitable attics, irregular buildings, intermodal shipping containers
  • Foundations floors and walls an overview and the new deck criteria
  • Townhomes, townhome units and common wall do’s and don’ts
  • Accessory dwelling units
  • Fire sprinklers in residential units
  • Code triggers into the International Building Code

Accessible Site Arrival
Presented by: Bijeta Choudhury

  • Exterior accessible routes
  • Accessible parking

Public and Common Areas
Presented by: B. Choudhury

  • Accessible interior routes
  • Accessible public and common use spaces

Dwelling Units
Presented by: B. Choudhury
Type A
Type B


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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
6.0 PDHs

6.0 HSW CE Hours

6.0 HSW LUs 

International Code Council
.6 CEUs (Building)


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in Oregon. Continuing education activities are not subject to preapproval in Oregon.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 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:

6.0 HSW LUs (AIA)


Bijeta Choudhury

Code Analyst, Jensen Hughes

Ms. Choudhury has over 15 years of experience in the field of architecture and design. She is an Indian-licensed architect, a world traveler, a community builder, and a researcher. As an ICC Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner, she evaluates new construction, alterations, and existing facilities for compliance with federal, state, and local accessibility requirements. Her expertise and passion for inclusive and universal design extend to both architecture and urban planning. She holds a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in architecture. Additionally, she is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), an accredited professional of the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), as well as a LEED green associate.

Chelsea Glynn

Foster Garvey PC, Portland

Ms. Glynn helps clients with an array of real estate and land use matters, including drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, leases, and easements. She frequently represents municipalities, public hospital districts, and housing authorities in real property transactions and with negotiating, reviewing and drafting leases. Ms. Glynn previously worked as county counsel for Washington County and is an active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) where she serves as Chair of the Legislative Committee. She is a member of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Associate Editor of TYL Magazine (2017-2018); Oregon State Bar (Agriculture Law Section, Government Law Section, Real Estate and Land Use Section); Campaign for Equal Justice (Associates Committee Member); Institute of Real Estate Management; Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association; Oregon Association of Defense Counsel; Oregon Trial Advocacy College (Participant, 2013); Multnomah Bar Association (Service to the Public Committee; and Women in Insurance and Financial Services (New Member Services Committee, 2017). Ms. Glynn received her J.D. degree from the University of Oregon School of Law and her B.S. degree from the University of California.

Joshua Richards

Code Analyst and Project Manager, Jensen Hughes

Mr. Richards has 20 years of experience in architecture and construction including involvement with historic buildings, modern hospitals, and high-tech manufacturing facilities. His extensive background in overseeing operations, project management, and technical code analysis makes him an on-point and proficient leader for meeting project needs. Joshua is a straightforward communicator that likes to see problems solved in any project he takes on. He is also versatile in his familiarity with general construction and his knowledge of accessibility and building codes. Joshua has experience in construction and design, making him a valuable team member during all design and construction phases.

Peter Vierthaler

Northwest Partners, LLC

Mr. Vierthaler has been involved in multifamily real estate for 25 years. He has long provided turnkey services for the acquisition and repositioning of multifamily properties, for both himself and the partnerships that he has worked for or been involved in. Mr. Vierthaler bachelor’s degree in Construction Management gives him the unique ability to undertake complicated projects with a high degree of confidence resulting in a successful outcome. He is an active investor in many clean technology companies and is a member of Element8, a clean technology and sustainability angel investor group. He has assisted many companies in this space with their “go to market” strategies.

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: 2023 Oregon Residential Specialty Code, Single-Family and Multi-Family Residential Buildings

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This six-hour course closely analyzes and explains the provisions and regulations of the 2023 Oregon Residential Specialty Code, based on the 2021 IRC. The course focuses on chapters 1-6 and 8-9, including the development and administration of the code, building planning, foundations, floors, wall construction, roof/ceiling construction, and roof assemblies.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the history, adoption, and enforcement of the International Residential Code (IRC) and discuss Oregon-specific amendments and the permitting process, to ensure compliance and safety in residential construction projects.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explore the benefits of triple-pane windows and load-managed EV charging for energy efficiency and sustainable building practices.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to engage in the building planning for habitable attics, irregular buildings and intermodal shipping container homes.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to define accessibility standards for parking facilities, exterior and interior routes, and common use spaces to create inclusive environments for individuals of all abilities.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with residential design and building codes.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 02/14/2027

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.