IBC International Building Code 2021
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Thursday, December 1, 2022
8:30 am – 4:30 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)
James M. Tente
Building Code Background and Application
Development of the International Building Code 2021
Code adoption processes adoption and amendment process
Overviews of 2021 changes: new fire detection and
protection provisions, new mass timber requirements, new
requirements for specific occupancies
Classification of structures
• Groups 1, B, E, F, H, I, M, R, S and U
Occupancy and special uses
Building heights and areas
Chapters 6, 7 and 9
Types of construction
Fire and smoke protection features
Fire protection systems
Life safety systems
Exits, and exit access
Accessible routes and entrances
Roofs and roofing systems
Chapters 8 and 12 and Interior Construction
Ventilation, HVAC controls, lighting, sound, unoccupied
Gypsum board and plaster
Use of Specific Materials and Construction Techniques
Glass and glazing
Electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Building)
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James M. Tente
James M. Tente, President of Insight Code Consulting, LLC., a consulting company determined to assist and educate both industry and government entities in the review and development of code compliant construction projects, brings 20+ years of leadership in the civil service sector as a code official, building inspector, plans examiner and educator from the field. Mr. Tente’s focus on model codes has led to his 34 lnternational Code Council Certifications, including Chief Building Official and Certified Fire Marshal credentials. He has dedicated his career to the application, interpretation and understanding of the International Code Council family of codes which has led him to attain Master Code Professional status joining the 900 other dedicated industry experts around the globe.
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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 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
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