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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
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
Exercise #1 create a sample building (to be used in further exercises)
Table R301.2(1) climatic and geographical design data
Ultimate design wind speeds
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
Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Floors and walls
Simplified wall bracing
Questions and wrap-up
Day Two: Friday, April 16, 2021
10:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
R and U factors
Insulation and fenestration requirements
Simulated performance and energy rating index alternatives
Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing
Exhaust and ventilation
Venting and ducting
Required plumbing tests
Questions and wrap-up
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6.0 HSW CE Hours
AIA: (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
International Code Council:
.6 CEUs (Building)
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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.
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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 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
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