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

Thursday, January 21, 2021
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm CST

Presented by
Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS, CEP

Construction Types and the IBC:
• Type IV construction before the 2021 IBC
• New Type IV construction in the 2021 IBC
• Type IV-A construction in the 2021 IBC
• Type IV-B construction in the 2021 IBC
• Type IV-C construction in the 2021 IBC


Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. 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 will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

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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:
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Professional Engineers:
2.0 PDHs

2.0 HSW CE Hours

2.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.2 CEUs (Building)


Continuing Education Credit Information
See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education credit
available. Individual courses for landscape architects, engineers and architects are not
subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in
FL, NC, and NJ, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059),
Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130),
and North Dakota.

Course-by-Course Organizations:
International Society of Arboriculture
Society of American Foresters
Association of State Floodplain Managers

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider
for landscape architects, engineers and architects via its registration with the
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the
Commissioner §79-1.5(i)(2), §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)).


Michael J. Fiebig

RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS, Inc.Mr. Fiebig holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Colorado, Denver. He is a licensed architect in several states, and he provides both consulting and design services to clients throughout the country. Mr. Fiebig is an active member of the American Institute of Architects, as well as an NCARB certificate holder. He is a LEED green associate, as well as a certified fire protection specialist, credentialed through the National Fire Protection Association. As a forensic architect, Mr. Fiebig provides analysis of architectural standard of care in design and construction projects, with special emphasis on multi-family residential projects. He performs cause and origin analyses of building system installations and failures, including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing, and foundation systems, with a specialization in passive fire-resistive assemblies and active fire-protection systems. He provides premises liability analysis regarding slip/trip and fall accidents and accessibility code compliance, and provides maintenance and inspection procedure analysis with an emphasis on NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems. As well, he performs damage assessments on existing facilities related to storms, accidents, fire, and natural disasters. As a design architect, Mr. Fiebig provides traditional design services for residential and light commercial buildings, and provides code consulting for clients, specializing in life/safety, egress, and fire protection code requirements to assist clients in properly designing and detailing these critical elements of design and construction. He also provides traditional services during construction including construction observations and special inspections when required by the jurisdiction of authority. Mr. Fiebig’s experience includes several trial and deposition testimonies regarding design, construction, and the built environment, as well as mediation and arbitration support for litigation purposes. Mr. Fiebig holds active memberships in many professional organizations including AIA, NCARB, NFPA, USGBC, NICET, and others. He is a published writer in Common Ground, the national magazine for the Community Associations Institute.

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: How To Navigate the New Mass Timber Construction Types in the 2021 IBC

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the three types of mass timber construction and how they are addressed in the 2021 International Building Code., including building height and area limitations and safety requirements.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to differentiate the differences between the five primary construction types in the International Building Code.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe the three new sub-designations of Type IV construction in the 2021 IBC: Types IV-A, IV-B, and IV-C.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with the height and area limitations of these new construction types.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference and interpret fire safety requirements of these new construction types.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                             LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with design and construction

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 07/28/2023

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.

Webinar Price: $75.00