International Property Maintenance Code & Unsafe Buildings

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving

Description: This course provides an overview of housing and property maintenance inspections as outlined in the International Property Maintenance Code. Defining and identifying specific ways to handle dangerous buildings will be discussed. The seminar will assist code personnel who are seeking a better understanding of how to approach property maintenance inspection, how to conduct a …

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2021 IBC updates

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving

Description: This course reviews the changes from the 2018 to the 2021 edition of the International Building Code. The background behind many of the changes will be discussed to provide participants with an understanding of the intent of the changes and how to apply them to their everyday work. Subjects covered in the class will …

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Commercial Inspections for the Combination Inspector 2021 IBC

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving

Description: This seminar provides new commercial inspectors with basic techniques and an understanding of conducting inspections of small commercial buildings. The discussion will include preparation, presentation and inspections of the building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical portions of a building. Instructor: Bill Clayton Registration: North Texas BPI – Building Professional Institute (bpi-tx.com)

2021 IBC Building Areas, Fire Areas, and Mixed Occupancies

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving

Description: This course is a comprehensive discussion of the major compartmentalization concepts of the IBC, focusing on those requirements which deal with building size, sprinkler options and mixed-occupancy building. Included are topics on allowable area increases, unlimited area buildings, fire area concept and construction, incidental/accessory use area and the distinction between separated/non-separated uses. Instructor: Gil …

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Residential Building Inspectors Exam Preparation | Day 1 & 2

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving

Description: This two (2) day course is a detailed review of the testing requirements for the ICC Residential Building Inspector certification. Test techniques will also be discussed in this course. By the end of this course, the student will have a thorough understanding of what it will take to pass the ICC Residential Building Inspector …

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2021 IBC Means of Egress

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving

Description: This class is a basic overview of the means of Egress requirements included in Chapter 10 of the IBC. The presentation will include detailed discussions on the design of the means of Egress in buildings. Subjects included in the class include the three parts of the Egress, occupant loads, Egress width, number of exits, …

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Fundamentals of the I-Codes and Exam Preparation for the Permit Technicians | Day 2

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving

Description: This course will provide an overview of the topics and materials needed to be prepared for the Permit Technicians Exam. It will also provide the students with more knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform their jobs in code administration: topics to include Legal aspects, code language, code enforcement, reading construction documents, performing plan …

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2021 IBC Use of Fire and Smoke Separations

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving

Description: This seminar identifies the many and varied conditions identified in the IBC where fire and/or smoke separations are required. The discussion will focus on those required locations where fire-resistance-rated wall and horizontal assemblies, as well as smoke-resistive wall and horizontal assemblies, are either required by the 2021 IBC or utilized by design professionals as …

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2021 IBC Types of Construction Classification and Application

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving

Description: Together with occupancy classification, one of the most critical steps in analyzing a building for code compliance is classifying it for type of construction purposes. This seminar will address the two distinct aspects of construction type: 1) determination of the appropriate types of construction based on building occupancy, height and area, and 2) identification …

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Fundamentals of the I-Codes and Exam Preparation for the Permit Technicians | Day 1

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving

Description: This course will provide an overview of the topics and materials needed to be prepared for the Permit Technicians Exam. It will also provide the students with more knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform their jobs in code administration: topics to include Legal aspects, code language, code enforcement, reading construction documents, performing plan …

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Basic Commercial Plan Review

Irving Convention Center 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving

Description: This seminar explains the process of conducting a plan review for small/medium-sized commercial projects. It will cover all aspects of the building and touch on MEP requirements for commercial projects. The class will provide students with formats, process and understanding of how to conduct a commercial plan review. Instructor: Bill Clayton – Shums Coda …

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