Residential Provisions of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code
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Presented by Jerry R. Tepe, FAIA
Development and Enforcement of the 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 (Chapters 2-10)
Part IV – Energy Conservation (Chapter 11)
Building thermal envelope
Existing buildings, additions, alterations, repairs and change of occupancy
Part V – Mechanical (Chapters 12-223)
Heating and cooling equipment and appliances
Solar thermal energy systems
Part VI – Fuel Gas (Chapter 24)
Part VII – Plumbing (Chapters 25-33 & UPC)
Water supply and distribution
Sanitary and storm drainage
Part VIII – Electrical (Chapters 34-43 & NEC, NFPA 70)
Devices and luminaires
Part XI – Appendices
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
AIA (AIA credits only available for attending live webinar)
International Code Council
.65 CEUs (Building)
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This webinar offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in Pennsylvania. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Pennsylvania.
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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: Residential Provisions of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines key residential provisions of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code, which cover building planning and construction, energy conservation, mechanical systems, plumbing systems, and electrical systems.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference and describe compliance standards of the PA Uniform construction Code for building planning and shell construction.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and describe compliance standards of the PA Uniform construction Code for energy conservation, including the building thermal envelope, existing buildings, additions, alterations, repairs and change of occupancy.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and describe compliance standards of the PA Uniform construction Code for heating and cooking equipment and appliances and fuel gases.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference and describe compliance standards of the PA Uniform construction Code for plumbing systems (fixtures, water supply and distribution, sanitary and storm drainage) and electrical systems (services, devices, luminaries, appliances and swimming pools).
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with design and construction and code interpretation and compliance standards
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 03/29/2024
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