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Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 10:00 am – 2:30 pm CDT
Friday, April 16, 2021 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT

 Presented by
Lawrence Lile

Day One: Thursday, April 15, 2021
10:00 am – 2:30 pm CDT (incl. a 30-min. break)

Development and Enforcement of the International Residential Code
Welcome – about this webinar
Development and enforcement of the International Residential Code
History of the International Residential Code
Major changes in IRC 2021

Building Planning
Exercise #1 create a sample building (to be used in further exercises)
Building planning
Table R301.2(1) climatic and geographical design data
Ultimate design wind speeds
Seismic considerations
Flood resistant construction
Exercise #2 – fill out Table R301.2(1) for your example building

Fire Resistance Requirements
Exercise #3 fire resistant construction
Light, ventilation, minimum room sizes
Ceiling heights
Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Residential accessibility

Shell Construction
Floors and walls
Roof framing
Simplified wall bracing
Questions and wrap-up

Day Two
Friday, April 16, 2021
10:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT

Energy Efficiency
Energy efficiency
R and U factors
Air barriers
Insulation and fenestration requirements
Simulated performance and energy rating index alternatives

Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing
Mechanical requirements
Exhaust and ventilation
Venting and ducting
Required plumbing tests
Water heaters
Questions and wrap-up

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Professional Engineers:
6.0 PDHs

6.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA:  (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
6.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.6 CEUs (Building)

Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 6.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing
education hours to architects licensed in all states.

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), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota.
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

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this
course for 6.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty
area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

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


Lawrence Lile

Owner of Lile Engineering in Ashland, MO
Mr. Lile is the owner of Lile Engineering, which specializes in commercial energy solutions and LEED certification consulting. Mr. Lile has worked in the design industry for over 30 years, on healthcare, industrial, commercial and educational construction projects. He has been involved in electrical and mechanical design, as well as construction management and commissioning. He has volunteered for local city boards and commissions, including the City of Columbia Energy and Environment Commission, which he chaired from 2009 – 2015, helping the City review and adopt new building codes. Mr. Lile is a licensed Professional Engineer in Missouri.

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 ( 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 Residential Code 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course is a building experience, in which learners create a simple building at the beginning and perform code compliance exercises throughout the course. They will learn compliance in building planning, fire resistance, shell construction, and energy efficiency.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to comply with International Residential Code 2021 (IRC) requirements for building planning and Table R301.2(1) Climate and Geographical Design Data.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to comply with IRC provisions for fire resistance, including light, ventilation, room sizes, ceiling heights, egress, windows, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and residential accessibility.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with IRC provisions for shell construction, including foundations, floors and walls, wall bracing, and roof framing.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with IRC provisions for energy efficiency and builkding systems, including R and U factors, weather resistive barriers, air barriers, vapor retarders, insulation, fenestration, mechanical, exhaust and ventilation, venting/ducting, water heaters, plumbing tests, and electrical.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience will design and construction and code interpretation and compliance

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date:  12/03/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to 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.

Webinar Price: $289.00