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

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8:00 – 8:30 am CDT
Morning Session
8:30 am – 12:10 pm CDT
12:10 – 12:40 pm CDT
Afternoon Session
12:40 – 4:20 pm CDT

Presented by
Robert J. Schutz

Building Code Background and Application
Development of the 2021 IBC
Code update and adoption processes
Code terminology
Code enforcement
Accessibility – ICC A 117.1
Overview of what has changed and what has not

Building Classification, Occupancy and Safety
Classification of structures
Occupancy and special uses
Fire resistance-rated construction
Fire protection systems
Means of egress

Regulation of Building Components
Exterior walls
Roof assemblies
Structural design
Soils and foundations

Use of Specific Materials and Construction Techniques
Glass and glazing

Regulation of Interior Construction
Gypsum board and plaster
Interior finishes
Interior environment

Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Plumbing and Electrical Provisions

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.

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Professional Engineers
7.0 PDHs

7.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA  (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council
.7 CEU (Building)

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.

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 AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to all prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Robert J. "Bob" Schutz

Retired Building Official with the City of Columbus, Ohio

Mr. Schutz is a retired building official with the City of Columbus, Ohio. He was previously a senior staff engineer with the International Code Council in product development after several years as their manager of instructors in the ICC Training & Education Department. Mr. Schutz has also served as an assistant architect administrator at the Ohio Board of Building Standards. While with the State of Ohio, he oversaw the new Residential Code of Ohio program, including certification of local residential code departments and personnel. His varied previous experiences include active duty Army and Ohio National Guard experience as a combat engineer officer; building code enforcement for several central Ohio jurisdictions, including ten years as chief building official (CBO) for the City of Powell where he also served as city engineer and director of public services; and chief engineer for the Ohio Department of Health, where Mr. Schutz chaired the state’s plumbing advisory board, was chief of plumbing and was a voting member on the Ohio Board of Building Standards.

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:  IBC International Building Code 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines International Building Code 2021 provisions for building classifications, occupancy, safety, special uses, interior construction and environment, specific materials and construction techniques, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fuel gas systems, and accessibility, and fire protection.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss compliance standards for IBC 2021 provisions for interior construction, including gypsum board and plaster, interior finishes, and interior environment.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss compliance standards for IBC 2021 provisions for fire resistance-rated construction, fire protection systems, and means of egress.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss compliance standards for IBC 2021 provisions for exterior walls, roof assemblies, structural design, and foundations,

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss compliance standards for IBC 2021 provisions for use of specific materials, including concrete, masonry, wood, aluminum, steel, and glass and glazing.

Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss compliance standards for IBC 2021 provisions for mechanical, fuel gas, plumbing and electrical systems

LUs: 7.0                                                                                             LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with design and construction and building code compliance

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date:  10/21/2023

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.