(IRC 2021) Residential Building Planning
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Wednesday, June 1, 2022
11:00 am – 3:30 pm CDT (incl. 30-min. break)
Joseph Iliff, CBO
Design professionals requirements
Fire separation distances
Exterior walls, projections, openings, and penetrations
Fire resistant construction
Fire protection of floors
Light and ventilation
Minimum room areas
Sanitation and plumbing requirements
Garages and carports
Automatic sprinkler systems
Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Protection of wood
Flood resistant construction
Solar energy systems
Pools and spas
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4.0 HSW CE Hours
4.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council:
.4 CEUs (Building)
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Joseph Iliff CBO
Building & Zoning Director for Village of Swansea, Illinois
Mr. Iliff has been a building official, building inspector, and city planner for more than 25 years, serving cities in Indiana, Texas, Missouri, and Illinois. He earned an undergraduate degree in urban planning and development from Ball State University. He holds certifications as a residential building inspector, building official, city planner, and floodplain manager. He has taught classes on the residential, building, and property maintenance codes with a focus on preparing students for certification exams and effective administration.
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Course Title: 2021 International Residential Code: Residential Building Planning
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course on the 2021 IRC (part of a 10-part series) examines code provisions for residential building planning, including design professionals requirements fire protection and resistance, ceiling heights, garages and carports, and more.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with 2021 IRC provisions for fire separation distances, automatic sprinkler systems, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and fire resistant construction.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with 2021 IRC provisions for story height, ceiling height, exterior walls, projections, openings and penetrations, garages and carports.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with 2021 IRC provisions for sanitation and plumbing requirements, light and ventilation, and required heating.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with 2021 IRC provisions for storm shelters, solar energy systems, mezzanines, pools and spas.
LUs: 4.0 LU Type: LU|HSW
Prerequisites: Familiarity with code compliance concepts
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 03/09/2025
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