Synopsis: Reviews the changes from the last edition to the current edition of the California Building Code. The background behind many of the changes will be discussed to provide the participant with an understanding of the intent of the changes and how to apply it to their everyday work. Subjects covered in the class will include the code change process, allowable height and area calculations, healthcare occupancies, means of egress and many more subjects. Please bring your code book. A copy of the presentation will be available to those attending.
LUIHSW units are available as Learning Units for AIA. This class is taught by an ICC Preferred Provider.
Instructor: Stephen L. Thomas, CBO, President of Colorado Code Consulting, LLC.
Mr. Thomas has thirty years of experience in working with building codes including plan reviews, inspections and administration. His firm provides building code consulting services for governmental agencies and architectural firms, as well as educational seminars on building codes. Starting a building code-consulting firm in 1999, he has served as the contract Building Official for local jurisdictions in Colorado. Mr. Thomas has served on several ICBO committees and recently served as the Chairman of the ICC Means of Egress Code Development Committee. He is also the author of the book, Building Code Basics, Based on the 2009 & 2012 IBC available from ICC. He has presented building code classes for the last 25 years and provides an interesting and engaging look at building codes. He has actively participated in the code development hearings for the IRC and IBC, and provides insight into the background of the code changes.
COST (handouts, snacks, refreshments)
Lunch is included in the registration fee
Late registration (1 week before seminar)