International Residential Codes in Kansas
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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
8:30 am – 5:00 pm CST (incl. a 60-min break)
Greg Karow, C.B.O.
Development and Enforcement of International Residential Code
History of the International Residential Code from 2009 to 2021
Adoption and enforcement of Code in Kansas jurisdictions
Recent and anticipated code amendments
Future of the code
Chapter 2 – Definitions
Building Planning and Shell Construction (Chapters 2-10)
Chapter 3 – Design Loads
• Fire separation exterior walls
• 2 family dwelling unit separations
• Garage /dwelling unit separation
Light ventilation heating
Garages and carports
Egress doors and stairways
Guards and handrails
Fire and carbon monoxide safety and detection
Chapter 4 – Foundations
Soils and drainage
Chapter 5 – Floors
Chapter 6 – Wall Construction
Chapter 7 – Wall Covering
Chapters 8 & 9 – Roof Ceiling Construction and Roofing
Chapter 11 – Energy Efficiency
Recap Q &A
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International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Building)
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International Residential Codes in Kansas
This webinar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and
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Greg Karow C.B.O.
Mr. Karow is the CEO of Code Educational Opportunities, providing education based on current building codes, as well as code consultation and assistance to design professionals. He has an extensive background in developing and presenting various types of building code and related seminars. Previous career paths included a staff instructor with the International Code Council and with the State of Minnesota Codes and Standards Division. Mr. Karow has instructed in a Building Inspection Technology program at a local community college. He has served as a building official for various municipalities. Mr. Karow is a certified building official in Minnesota and holds ICC certifications as a Certified Building Official, ICC Plans Examiner, ICC Building Inspector and ICC Building Code Specialist.
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Course Title: International Residential Codes in Kansas
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the development and enforcement of the the International Residential Code (IRC) as adopted in Kansas and its jurisdictions. Topics include building planning and shell construction, fire-resistant construction, wall and roofing construction, and energy efficiency.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss Kansas IRC provisions for building planning and shell construction.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss Kansas IRC provisions for energy efficiency.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss Kansas IRC provisions for fire-resistant construction of single-family, multifamily and garage/dwelling structures.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss Kansas IRC provisions for residential structure foundations, soils, and drainage.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Some experience with residential design and construction
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: None
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