International Existing Building Code 2021
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Jerry R. Tepe, FAIA
A Brief History of Modern Code Development
Code development process
Effective use of the codes
Working with the International Existing Building Code
Existing building stock: challenges and opportunities
Development of the IEBC
Chapter 1: Scope and Administration
Chapter 2: Definitions
Chapter 3: Provisions for All Compliance Methods
Option 1: Prescriptive
Option 2: Work area
Repairs, alterations, additions and changes of occupancy
Option 3: Performance
Structural design loads, evaluation and design procedures
Accessibility for existing buildings
Chapter 4: Repairs
Chapter 5: Prescriptive Compliance Method
Additions, alterations and change of occupancy
Chapter 6: Classification of Work
Chapters 7-9: Alterations
Chapter 10: Change of Occupancy
Means of egress
Change of occupancy classification
Structural, electrical, mechanical and plumbing
Chapter 11: Additions
Heights and areas
Chapter 12: Historic Buildings
Change of occupancy
Chapter 13: Performance Compliance Method
Chapter 14: Relocated or Moved Buildings
Appendices A, B & C and Resource A
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council
.65 CEUs (Building)
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Jerry R. Tepe FAIA
Owner at JRT-AIA Architect, in Concord, New Hampshire
Mr. Tepe is a licensed architect. In practice for more than 45 years, he has been both a member and an officer of large E/A firms and a sole practitioner. His project experience ranges from single-family dwellings to large, multi-million dollar commercial and industrial facilities. As a sole proprietor, his firm specializes in building, fire and accessibility code (ADA) consulting to architects, contractors, insurance and legal professionals and private entities, including third-party plan reviews and accessibility inspections.
Mr. Tepe has been active in the code development process through the AIA since joining the AIA Codes and Standards Committee in 1987. With the creation of the International Code Council (ICC), he participated in the initial development of the International Building Code on the General/Occupancies subcommittee and was the chair of that group for two terms. Mr. Tepe was a member of the International Fire Code Development Committee for two terms and also the IBC Fire Safety and Egress Code Development Committees. Additionally, he served a term on the ICC Code Correlation Committee. He has made numerous presentations to conference audiences on topics related to building code enforcement and interpretation issues.
Mr. Tepe has held all offices at both the state level (AIANH) and the regional level (AIA New England). He was active in the legislative process in New Hampshire to adopt the first statewide set of building codes. He has taught numerous code and accessibility-related issues in New Hampshire, New England, and at BOCA, ICC, BSA and AIA conferences and HalfMoon Education seminars and webinars. He is a past chair of the Building Code Board of Appeals in Concord, New Hampshire. He has also served on several other code and building related state and local committees and groups and is a past chair of the AIA Center for Building Science and Performance Knowledge Community.
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Course Title: International Existing Building Code 2021
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This web-based live lecture presentation examines provisions in Chapters 1-14 of the International Existing Building Code 2021 concerning the scope and definitions of the Code, compliance methods, alterations, change of occupancy, additions, historic buildings, and relocated buildings.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to define the prescriptive and work area methods for complying with requirements of the International Existing Building Code, including requirements for repairs, alternations, additions and changes of occupancy.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify and discuss the challenges of maintaining and upgrading existing building stock to meet current safety and occupancy standards.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to meet requirements for making changes of occupancy to existing buildings, complying with requirements for structural, electrical and mechanical work, along with fire protection requirements.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with International Existing Building Code requirements on the height and area of additions to existing buildings, including the structural requirements for newly constructed spaces attached to existing buildings.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with building codes and compliance methods
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 04/20/2024
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