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Justin B. Biller, P.E., FSFPE, MCP, CFPS, CBO
Fire Protection and Life Safety Design
• International Fire Code
• National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes
• State building codes
• Local ordinances
Scope and purpose of codes and ordinances
Special occupancies: health care facilities and others
General requirements and criteria
• Change of use and /or change of occupancy
• Hazard classifications
Life safety issues
Design specifications and scenarios
Evaluation and documentation
Means of Egress
Exit access, discharge and other components
• Impediments to egress
Calculating and determining occupant loads
• Gross vs. net
Arrangement of exits
Fire Protection Features and Equipment
Building materials and components
Fire and smoke protection features
Fire detection, alarm and communication systems
Special occupancies and equipment
Code Compliance Exercises
• New construction
• Changing occupancy of existing buildings
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Fire)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing
education hours to architects licensed in all states. These hours can be applied to ethics
requirements or general CE requirements.
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), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. 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 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area
of Fire (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond
to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation
(multiple attempts allowed).
Bryan Hoskins Ph.D. P.E.
Assistant Professor of Fire Protection & Safety at Oklahoma State University
Dr. Hoskins earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland. He also received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland in 2011 with an emphasis on building egress.
Dr. Hoskins spent one year working for Arup on projects primarily dealing with life safety design and people movement. He then spent two years working for the National Institute of Standards and Technology working on projects dealing with building evacuations and emergency messaging. He is a registered fire protection engineer in the state of Oklahoma.
Professor Hoskins is the chair of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) working group that developed a research roadmap for fire protection and a member of the Human Behavior in Fire Task group for SFPE. He serves on multiple code and standards committees. He has authored more than 20 articles related to building evacuations and human behavior in fire.
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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: Complying with Fire Protection and Building Codes
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This seven-hour live lecture presentation examines fire protection and life safety design codes, occupancy classifications, means of egress, fire protection features and equipment, and code compliance.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify life safety and building codes which require fire protection and fire resistance features, including the International Fire Code and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes, and will know which codes apply to specific projects.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to define building occupancies and identify how changes of use and occupancy affect fire protection requirements.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with requirements for fire protection features and equipment, including fire-resistant building materials, fire and smoke protection features, fire detection and alarm systems and sprinkler systems.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to participate in code compliance exercises, applying fire protection code requirements to new construction and to buildings undergoing changes in occupancy.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with design and code compliance
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 07/02/2022
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Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to email@example.com 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.