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8:00 – 8:30 am MDT
Morning Session
8:30 am – 12:15 pm MDT
12:15 – 12:45 pm MDT
Afternoon Session
12:45 – 4:00 pm MDT


Presented by
William “Willby” Evans

New Mexico Construction Industries Regulation
Construction Industries Licensing Act
Licensing and permitting
Code adoption process
Authorities having jurisdiction
New Mexico specific codes

National Electric Code (NEC)
Development of the NEC
New Mexico Electrical Code
Adoption of 2017 NEC in New Mexico

Grounding and Bonding
Grounding Requirements in New Mexico
Bonding Requirements in New Mexico
Considerations for work in existing structures

New Mexico Amendments to the NEC

International Association of Plumbing
and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Codes
Development of IAPMO Codes
Uniform Plumbing Code
Uniform Mechanical Code

2021 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC)
Chapter 13 Fuel Gas Piping
Chapter 7 Combustion Air
Chapter 8 Chimneys and Vents
Heat Load Calculation and Duct Design

2021 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC)
Chapter 5 Water Heaters
Chapter 6 Water Supply and Distribution
Cross Connection Control (Backflow Prevention)

New Mexico Amendments to the UPC and UMC


Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers
6.5 PDHs

6.5 HSW CE Hours

International Code Council
.65 CEUs (Electrical)


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers, and 6.5 HSW contact hours to architects in New Mexico. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in New Mexico.

Engineers and architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this event, 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 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).


William “Willby” Evans

New Mexico Building and Home Safety Alliance, Inc.
Mr. Evans is the managing partner for the New Mexico Building and Home Safety Alliance, LLC (NMBHSA), and the president of Southwest Training Alliance (SWTA), a not-for-profit workforce development company. He also serves as the safety and training manager for Albuquerque Plumbing Heating and Cooling, Inc., where he manages their registered plumbing and HVAC apprenticeship program. He has 30 years of experience in the mechanical and electrical trades. Mr. Evans provides third party evaluation and consulting for matters relating to contracting, the mechanical and electrical trades and occupational safety and health. He also engages in speaking and instruction online and in person. Mr. Evans owned Amigo Mechanical, a fully licensed mechanical contracting company from 1999 to 2015, worked as the Commercial HVAC Manager for Albuquerque Plumbing Heating and Cooling, Inc., starting in 2016 and then partnering with them to form the NMBHSA and SWTA in 2019. He is soon to get his electrical contractors license (EE98) in New Mexico. Mr. Evans is a life-long New Mexican, raised in Las Cruces, and speaks, reads, and writes fluent Spanish. He has been training professional adults since 2012.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Understanding New Mexico Electrical Code, and the Newly Adopted Plumbing and Mechanical Codes

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines how the electrical, plumbing and mechanical codes have been adopted and enforced in New Mexico. Topics include the National Electrical Code, 2015 Uniform Mechanical Code, 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code, and International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) codes.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain New Mexico’s code adoption process and identify authorities having jurisdiction.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) as adopted in New Mexico.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with the 2015 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) as adopted in New Mexico.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) as adopted in New Mexico.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with code compliance concepts

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 04/07/2025

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to 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.