Agenda

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

Thursday, June 22, 2023 
8:30 am – 4:30 pm CDT (incl. a 60-min break)

 

International Mechanical Code (IMC) Background and Application 

  • Development of the International Mechanical Code 2021
  • Adoption of the IMC at state and local levels
  • Code update process
  • Code terminology
  • Code enforcement 

 

Chapters 2 and 3: Definitions and General Regulations 

  • General definitions
  • Protection of structure
  • Equipment location and installation
  • Piping and access
  • Controls and ventilation 

 

Chapters 4 and 5: Ventilation and Exhaust 

  • Natural ventilation
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Required exhaust systems 

 

Chapters 6, 7 and 8: Ducts, Chimneys and Vents 

  • Duct systems Combustion air  
  • Chimneys and vents 

 

Chapters 9 and 10: Appliances, Fuel-Burning Equipment, Boilers and Water Heaters 

  • Fireplaces and stoves Heaters and furnaces 
  • Water heaters Boilers 

 

Chapters 11, 12 and 13: Refrigeration and Piping 

  • Refrigeration systems
  • Hydronic piping
  • Fuel oil piping and storage 

 

Chapters 14, 15 and Appendices 

  • Solar systems
  • Referenced standards
  • Appendices 

 

Webinar Instructions
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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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Credits

Professional Engineers:
6.5 PDHs

Architects:
6.5 HSW CE Hours

AIA:
6.5 HSW LUs

International Code Council:
0.65 CEUs (Building)

 

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for X PDHs for professional engineers and X HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility. 

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) and North Carolina (S-0130). 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 6.5 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES. 

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232). 

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed). 

On-Demand Credits 
The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request: 

 6.5 HSW LUs (AIA) 

Speakers

William Evans, SHEP; CSHO-CI; SSH-CI,GI

New Mexico Building and Home Safety Alliance, Inc.

Mr. Evans is the managing partner for the New Mexico Building and Home Safety Alliance, LLC (NMBHSA), and the president of Southwest Training Alliance (SWTA), a not-for-profit workforce development company. He also serves as the safety and training manager for Albuquerque Plumbing Heating and Cooling, Inc., where he manages their registered plumbing and HVAC apprenticeship program. He has 32 years of experience carrying both Mechanical and Electrical contracting licenses in the state of New Mexico along with four journeyman licenses. Mr. Evans provides third party evaluation and consulting for matters relating to contracting, the mechanical and electrical trades and occupational safety and health. He also engages in speaking and instruction online and in person. Mr. Evans owned Amigo Mechanical, a fully licensed mechanical contracting company from 1999 to 2015, worked as the Commercial HVAC Manager for Albuquerque Plumbing Heating and Cooling, Inc., starting in 2016 and then partnering with them to form the NMBHSA and SWTA in 2019. Mr. Evans is a life-long New Mexican, raised in Las Cruces, and he speaks, reads, and writes fluent Spanish. He has been training professional adults since 2012.

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 (cesupport@aia.org 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: International Mechanical Code 2021 

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course walks through the International Mechanical Code 2021 chapters 2-15 and explains the design provisions for the various mechanical systems, including but not limited to ventilation, exhaust, ducts, chimneys, fireplaces, stoves, refrigeration, and solar. Code development, adoption, enforcement and the update process will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to comply with International Mechanical Code design provisions for ducts, chimneys and vents.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to comply with International Mechanical Code design provisions for refrigeration systems, hydronic piping, and fuel oil piping and storage.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with International Mechanical Code design provisions for natural and mechanical ventilation and required exhaust systems.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with International Mechanical Code design provisions for fireplaces, stoves, furnaces, water heaters and boilers.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with code compliance concepts

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 08/18/2025

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to fchapman@halfmoonseminars.org 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.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $329.00

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