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8:30 – 9:00 am CST
Morning Session
9:00 am – 12:15 pm CST
12:15 – 12:45 pm CST
Afternoon Session
12:45 – 5:00 pm CST


Presented by
Christina Jackson, PMO, CZA

Development and Enforcement of International Residential Code
History of the International Residential Code 2018 (IRC)
Adoption and enforcement of Code with Tennessee Amendments
Recent and anticipated code amendments
Future of the code

Building Planning and Shell Construction (Chapters 2-10)
Alternative provisions and design criteria
Wind effects and protection of openings
Seismic provisions
Story height and live loads
Snow loads
Fire-resistant construction and exterior walls
Dwelling unit separations and garage separation
Ceiling heights
Garages and carports
Ingress, egress and stairways
Fire and carbon monoxide safety and detection
Foam plastic
Wood and wood-based products
Accessibility Floods, storms and drainage
Soils and foundations
Framing and fastening
Walls and wall covering
Roof/ceiling construction
Roof assemblies
Fireplaces and chimneys

Energy Efficiency (Chapter 11)
Building thermal envelope
Climate classifications
Permanent energy certificate
Insulation and fenestration
Building systems

Mechanical, Fuel, Plumbing and Electrical Systems —
Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and National Electrical Code (NEC)
Appliance installation and exhaust systems
Hydronic systems
Fuel gas systems and appliances
Plumbing fixtures
Backflow preventers, venting, sumps and ejectors
Fire sprinkler systems
Electrical system grounding
Intersystem bonding termination
Overcurrent devices
Electrical outlets
Pools, spas and hot tubs


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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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Professional Engineers
7.0 PDHs

7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in Tennessee. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Tennessee.

Engineers and architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this webinar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved HalfMoon Education as a sponsor of continuing education (Sponsor No. J885). This course is approved for 7.0 LU|HSW. Only full participation is reportable to the AIA CES.

The International Code Council has approved HalfMoon Education as a Preferred Provider of continuing education (No. 1232). Course approval is pending in the specialty area of Building.

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


Christina Jackson PMO. CZA

Codes Compliance Inspector III
Ms. Jackson began her code career in Ohio back in 2005, so her code experience spans over 20 years. Ms. Jackson currently works for the City of Newport News and is a Certified Building Maintenance Official in Virginia. She is a member of the Virginia Building Code Official Association (VBCOA) and serves as VBCOA Education Chair which provides training for all 8 regions within Virginia and its stakeholders. As the VBCOA Education Chair, Ms. Jackson is always making connections with industry and profession colleagues to offer training locally and on a state level. As of September 2015, she is a founding board member of the Women in Code Enforcement and Development Virginia chapter and has been instrumental in getting the word out about women getting recognized for their contributions to building codes and inspections. Currently Ms. Jackson is the WICED of VA President since 2019. Ms. Jackson is also a member of the Virginia Association of Zoning Officials where she is a Certified Zoning Administrator. In August 2018, Ms. Jackson was appointed by Governor Ralph Northam to the State Technical Review Board, becoming the first African American female to serve in this capacity. Ms. Jackson also sits on the Permit Tech Nation Board of Directors. In 2017, she has been an instructor at Tidewater Community College, teaching the International Residential Code BLD 115. Ms. Jackson is a naval spouse. She has served as Navy Ombudsman and is a mother of three.