International Residential Code 2018 with Tennessee Amendments
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8:30 – 9:00 am CST
9:00 am – 12:15 pm CST
12:15 – 12:45 pm CST
12:45 – 5:00 pm CST
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
Story height and live loads
Fire-resistant construction and exterior walls
Dwelling unit separations and garage separation
Garages and carports
Ingress, egress and stairways
Fire and carbon monoxide safety and detection
Wood and wood-based products
Accessibility Floods, storms and drainage
Soils and foundations
Framing and fastening
Walls and wall covering
Fireplaces and chimneys
Energy Efficiency (Chapter 11)
Building thermal envelope
Permanent energy certificate
Insulation and fenestration
Mechanical, Fuel, Plumbing and Electrical Systems —
Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and National Electrical Code (NEC)
Appliance installation and exhaust systems
Fuel gas systems and appliances
Backflow preventers, venting, sumps and ejectors
Fire sprinkler systems
Electrical system grounding
Intersystem bonding termination
Pools, spas and hot tubs
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
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.
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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.
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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.