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Jerry R. Tepe, FAIA
Development and Enforcement of International Residential Code
Recent history of codes
Code development process
Part I – Administrative
Information required on construction documents
Part II – Definitions
Part III – Building Planning and Construction
Part IV – Energy Conservation
Building thermal envelope
Existing buildings, additions, alterations, repairs and change of occupancy
Part V – Mechanical
Heating and cooling equipment and appliances
Solar thermal energy systems
Part VI – Fuel Gas
Part VII – Plumbing
Water supply and distribution
Sanitary and storm drainage
Part VIII – Electrical
Devices and luminaires
Part XI – Appendices
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Architects (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council
.65 CEUs (Building)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects in Maine. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Maine.
Engineers and architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this webinar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
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).
Jerry R. Tepe FAIA
Owner at JRT-AIA Architect, in Concord, New Hampshire
Mr. Tepe is a licensed architect. In practice for more than 45 years, he has been both a member and an officer of large E/A firms and a sole practitioner. His project experience ranges from single-family dwellings to large, multi-million dollar commercial and industrial facilities. As a sole proprietor, his firm specializes in building, fire and accessibility code (ADA) consulting to architects, contractors, insurance and legal professionals and private entities, including third-party plan reviews and accessibility inspections.
Mr. Tepe has been active in the code development process through the AIA since joining the AIA Codes and Standards Committee in 1987. With the creation of the International Code Council (ICC), he participated in the initial development of the International Building Code on the General/Occupancies subcommittee and was the chair of that group for two terms. Mr. Tepe was a member of the International Fire Code Development Committee for two terms and also the IBC Fire Safety and Egress Code Development Committees. Additionally, he served a term on the ICC Code Correlation Committee. He has made numerous presentations to conference audiences on topics related to building code enforcement and interpretation issues.
Mr. Tepe has held all offices at both the state level (AIANH) and the regional level (AIA New England). He was active in the legislative process in New Hampshire to adopt the first statewide set of building codes. He has taught numerous code and accessibility-related issues in New Hampshire, New England, and at BOCA, ICC, BSA and AIA conferences and HalfMoon Education seminars and webinars. He is a past chair of the Building Code Board of Appeals in Concord, New Hampshire. He has also served on several other code and building related state and local committees and groups and is a past chair of the AIA Center for Building Science and Performance Knowledge Community.
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Course Title: Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code: Residential Provisions
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the development, requirements, and enforcement of the International Residential Code as adopted in Maine as the “Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code: Residential Provisions.” Parts I-VII and the appendices (Part XI) are covered.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the recent history of Maine’s building codes and describe how and why codes are developed and enforced in Maine in order to ensure safe and durable residential structures that provide a healthy environment for building occupants.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss Maine’s provisions for residential building planning and shell construction.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss Maine’s provisions for residential energy conservation, including energy efficiency requirements for existing buildings, additions, alterations, repairs and changes of occupancy.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss Maine’s residential provisions for mechanical, fuel gas, plumbing and electrical systems, including heating and cooling equipment and appliances, solar energy systems, sanitary and storm drainage, and swimming pools.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Some knowledge of residential design, construction and code compliance
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 12/03/2024
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Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.