Post-Earthquake Inspection of Single-Family Homes
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Thursday, December 8, 2022
12:00 – 3:30 pm CST
Friday, December 9, 2022
12:00 – 3:30 pm CST
Steven R. Pannone
Joseph Lawendowski P.E.
Agenda Day One: Thursday, December 8, 2022
12:00 – 3:30 pm CST (including a 15-min. break)
Overview of Building Safety Evaluation
Rapid evaluation and method overview (Rapid Form)
Detailed evaluation and method overview (Detailed Form)
Impacts of posting determination
Inspection and posting of wood-framed structures
Inspection and posting of masonry structures
Inspection and posting of mobile homes and manufactured/prefab structures
Inspection and posting of geotechnical hazards
Agenda Day Two: Friday, December 9, 2022
12:00 – 3:30 pm CST (including a 15-min. break)
Residential and Light Commercial Inspections
A holistic approach and suggested procedure
Questions to ask/things to know about the home
Items to look for vs. common issues
Following the damage to the root issue
Tools for the kit bag
Economic considerations (grades of repairs)
Repair vs. replace
Framing and sheathing
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council:
.65 CEUs (Building)
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Joseph Lawendowski, P.E.Civil Engineering, EIT, with Pannone Engineering Services LLC, in Anchorage, AK
Mr. Lawendowski specializes in residential structural design and water/wastewater systems, and he is a residential building inspector. He is a longtime Alaskan who retired from the military after more than 23 years of service and has more than five years of engineering and construction experience. Mr. Lawendowski’s background includes experience in design, construction, testing and monitoring of engineered projects. He has worked all over the state of Alaska, including extensive time in the arctic and remote regions. Mr. Lawendowski takes a practical and economical approach to design, taking into account who is going to be doing the construction and how it will be done. He has hands-on experience in the construction of water and wastewater systems, the construction and renovation of buildings and large earth works projects.
Steven R. Pannone, P.E.Principal of Pannone Engineering Services LLC, in Anchorage, AK
Mr. Pannone is a registered civil engineer specializing in the planning, design and construction of sanitation facilities. He is a lifelong Alaskan with more than 30 years of engineering and construction experience. Mr. Pannone’s background includes experience in survey, design, construction, testing and monitoring of engineered projects. He has worked all over the state of Alaska, including extensive time in the arctic and remote regions. Mr. Pannone takes a practical approach to design, taking into account who is going to be doing the construction and how it will be done. He has hands-on experience in the construction of water and wastewater systems, buildings and large earth works projects. Mr. Pannone is a certified ADEC water/wastewater designer and sanitary surveyor. He is the founder of Pannone Engineering Services LLC. This privately-owned company was founded in February of 1991. The company has specialized in the design, testing and installation of on-site water and wastewater systems. Pannone Engineering Services (PES) have performed engineering designs, analysis and evaluations of water and wastewater systems throughout Alaska. The types of systems have ranged from small single-family septic systems to large commercial systems serving greater than 100 people daily. PES typically tests between 90 and 150 septic systems a year and designs approximately 50 to 75 new or upgraded systems. PES has an excellent working relationship with the Municipality of Anchorage and the State Department of Environmental Conservation.
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Course Title: Post-Earthquake Inspection of Single-Family Homes
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This 6.5-hour course for design professionals will provide an overview of building safety evaluation methods, including rapid and detailed investigations, analysis of residential building components, and repair options for single-family homes damaged by earthquakes.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to distinguish between the rapid evaluation and detailed evaluation methods, and determine when it is appropriate to use each of them.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe the process of evaluating and posting determinations for inspections of wood-framed, masonry, mobile, manufactured and pre-fab residential structures.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify which questions to ask when conducting a residential inspection, and explain how to use that information to trace the issue to the root cause.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain common repair options for framing and sheathing, foundations and slopes that have been impacted by earthquake damage.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with residential home design or inspection
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date:
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