FREE SEMINAR!!! Tornado Resistant Wood Framed Construction Workshop | Engineers Club | August 10, 2017

WHEN: August 10, 2017
WHERE: Engineers Club
4359 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
TIME: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
(Continental Breakfast & Lunch Provided)

Register online at www.strongtie.com/workshops or by faxing in the
registration form.
Must be received by August 4, 2017 as SEATING IS LIMITED!

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Attend a workshop that focuses on tornado resistance for
wood framed construction. This workshop will cover storm
details and code requirements along with how Simpson
Strong-Tie products can be used to meet code and provide a
better way to build. Additionally, attendees will learn about
establishing a continuous load path that transfers loads
throughout the structure and into the foundation. The workshop
will also include a segment on storm shelter construction. This
class targets architects, engineers, designers, code officials,
contractors, and everyone in the wood construction field. The
workshop will be taught by a team of Simpson engineers and
technical field representatives. 4 PDH’s/continuing education
credits are available. Please see the back of this flier for course
topics.

COURSE TOPICS
• Tornado Statistics
• Code History
• Effects of Wind & Storm Overview
• Uplift & Lateral Forces
• Building to Resist Wind Forces
• Storm Shelters

 

To register for this workshop or find more course listings, visit www.strongtie.com/
workshops. For questions, please call our toll free number 800-999-5099 – x3028 or email
Billy Viars at [email protected]

Registration form for Tornado Resistant Wood Framed Construction Workshop 8-10-17 St. Louis MO

FREE SEMINAR!!! Wall Bracing Requirements of the 2015 IRC Workshop | Engineers Club | August 9, 2017

WHEN: August 9, 2017
WHERE: Engineers Club
4359 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108

TIME: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
(Continental Breakfast & Lunch Provided)

Register online at www.strongtie.com/workshops or by faxing in the
registration form.
Must be received by August 4, 2017 as SEATING IS LIMITED!

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Attend a workshop that focuses on wood framed wall bracing
requirements of the 2015 International Residential Code. This
workshop will cover topics such as the effects of wind and seismic
forces, prescriptive solutions for bracing, narrow wall alternatives,
and engineered solutions. Special attention will be given to problem
areas such as great rooms and large openings. The workshop will be
taught by a team of technical representatives from Simpson StrongTie.
This class targets engineers, architects, designers, code officials,
and contractors that work predominantly with wood framed
construction. The workshop will offer 4 hours of continuing education
credit.

COURSE TOPICS
• Effects of wind and seismic forces
• History of home design
• Prescriptive requirements
• Braced wall lines
• Braced wall panel methods
• Alternate braced wall panels
• Problem areas

To register for this workshop or find more course listings, visit www.strongtie.com/
workshops. For questions, please call our toll free number 800-999-5099 – x3028 or email
Billy Viars at [email protected]

Registration form for Wall Bracing Requirements of the IRC 8-9-17 St. Louis MO

2015 International Existing Building Code Overview | Instructor: Steve Thomas | Friday, August 11, 2017 | City of Cape Girardeau

2015 International Existing Building Code Overview | Friday, August 11, 2017 | City of Cape Girardeau

DESCRIPTION

Seminar: 2015 International Existing Building Code Overviews

ICC CEU 0.6

Contact Hours 6

Duration 1 Day

Objectives: Upon completion, participants will be better able to:

  • Recognize the limitations and extent of the codes related to existing buildings.
  • Recognize the classifications of work associated with existing buildings.
  • Identify fire protection systems that need to be upgraded.
  • Recognize vertical openings that need partial or complete enclosure.
  • Identify unsafe interior finishes that need to be replaced.
  • Determine adequate means of egress.
  • Identify needed accessibility improvements.
  • Identify improvements to structural systems.
  • Describe the compliance alternative tabular method of evaluating existing buildings.

Description: This seminar will introduce critical concepts of the 2015 International Existing Building Code® (IEBC®).

It will provide a basis for the correct use and application of the code.

It will build an understanding of the intent of the code through detailing basic tables, categorizations and a case study.

 

49th Annual Fall Conference | October 12th – 15th, 2017 | Chateau on the Lake Resort, Branson, MO

Join Us For The

MABOI

49th Annual Fall Conference

October 12th – 15th, 2017

 

We are at a new resort in Branson, Missouri this year! 
We also have 17 possible training hours for each attendee!! 
Come and enjoy the company of your peers, the instruction of ICC instructors, and the invaluable networking possibilities at

Chateau on the Lake Resort, Branson, MO

 

**2017 MABOI Fall Conference Registration Form Download**

**2017 Conference Agenda Download**

 

Reserve your rooms early!!!!

http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=1763893&hotelID=11529

 

 

TRAINING SCHEDULE

Thursday, Oct. 12th

Understanding the International Building Codes

David L. Dodge, CSI, CDT

12:00PM – 5:00PM  .5 CEU’s

    Mays Maune McWard, Inc.

Understanding Chapter 7 (Fire & Smoke Protection Features) & Applying Chapter 10 (Means of Egress) Of the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) Seminar Overview

“Understanding the International Building Codes” SPEAKER: David Dodge, CDT, McKeon Door Company

FUNDAMENTALS:

The definition, use and application of the five walls in Chapter 7.

Opening protective guidelines for the five walls in Chapter 7.

Working with the 3-part Means of Egress System

APPLICATIONS:
A Code review and analysis of wide span opening protectives… a case study and workshop approach:

Occupancy classifications and separation of mixed occupancies (IBC, Chapters 3, 4, 5)

Vertical opening separation (IBC, Chapters 7, 10, 30)

Atrium applications (IBC, Chapters 4, 7, 10)

Smoke Compartmentation (IBC, Chapters 7, 10, 30)

Corridor Separation (IBC, Chapters 7, 10)

Exit access separation (IBC, Chapters 10, 31)

Storm Shelters/Safe Rooms (IBC Chapter 4, ICC 500/FEMA 361)

Shaft Enclosures

Horizontal Assemblies

Vertical Opening Protection

Why Atriums?

Area Separation

Occupancy Separation

Special Requirements of

Chapter 4

Exit Access

Exit & Exit Discharge

Doors

Travel Distance

Corridors

Exit Enclosures

Horizontal Exits

Exit Passageways

Storm Shelters/Safe Rooms

 

David L. Dodge

David has been involved in the construction industry since 1975. With an extensive background in project estimating and management and a bachelor’s degree in business management, David soon realized a great deal of success in building product marketing and sales. In this venue he found his passion – building code development and architectural design compliance. Since 1988, he has helped architectural firms understand and implement the provisions of the model codes as they pertain to fire and life safety. He has focused on the fire door industry, promoting cutting edge technology to resolve code compliance challenges.

David has earned his Construction Document Technologist (CDT) from the Construction Specifications Institute and is a corporate member of the International Code Council (ICC). He is also certified as an instructor under the ICC Education Provider Program and has served on several ICC committees, both local and regional, for the adoption and implementation of the International Building Code throughout the US. At the national level David has participated in the code development process of the  IBC since its inception.

 With more than 25 years of experience in the building code arena, he is a recognized speaker and instructor, teaching the fire and life safety provisions of the model codes to design professionals and regulatory officials. In 2010 McKeon Door Company added David to their team to assist in design professionals and products.

Friday Oct. 13th  &  Saturday Oct. 14th

2015 IRC Performing Residential Plan Review (Day 1 of 2)

ICC – Robert Schutz

9:00AM – 4:00PM  .6 CEU’s

Robert J. Schutz, P.E., P.S., CBO

Robert J. Schutz, P.E., P.S., CBO, has served as an Assistant Architect Administrator at the Ohio Board of Building Standards. While with the State of Ohio, he has oversight of the new Residential Code of Ohio program, including certification of local residential code departments and personnel. Previously, Bob served ICC as Manager of Instructors with responsibilities for the selection, oversight and quality of ICC’s cadre of staff and contract instructors. his varied previous experiences include active military service during the 1980’s as an Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) officer; building code enforcement for several central Ohio jurisdictions, including ten years as Chief Building Official (CBO) for the City of Powell where he also served as City Engineer and Director of Public Services; and Chief Engineer, for the Ohio Department of Health where he chaired the state’s plumbing advisory board, was chief of plumbing and was a voting member on the Ohio Board of Building Standards. He is experienced in combat construction, facilities engineering and project management as well as having been a plumber, sheet metal worker and brick mason.

Mr. Schutz has a civil engineering degree from Ohio Northern University with post graduate studies at the University of Southern California and the Ohio State University in environmental law, land- use planning and public administration. He is a registered Professional Engineer and Professional Surveyor, certified Chief Building Official and holds Ohio certifications as Building Official, Plans Examiner and Inspector for Building, Plumbing, Electrical Safety and Residential. Bob instructs IBC structural and nonstructural seminars, all IRC subjects, mechanical, plumbing and fuel gas codes and administrative topics.

Friday Oct. 13th

2015 IBC Use of Fire & Smoke Separations (1/2 day)

2015 ICC Commercial Cooking Systems (1/2 day)

ICC – Terrell Stripling

9:00AM – 4:00PM .6 CEU’s

 

Terrell is a seasoned instructor with 20 years of fire service experience and has also worked in the construction industry. He holds a B.S. degree from Oklahoma State University in Fire Protection Engineering and Technology. His experience in fire prevention, code management and the ability to effectively communicate a pro-active philosophy is reflected in Terrell’s passion for education. At the college level, he has served inn the positions of Department Chair and adjunct professor in the Fire Science Department. He utilizes the theory of the code along with hands-on practical application to achieve ICC’s vision of “Protecting the health, safety, and welfare of people creating better buildings and safer communities.”

Saturday, Oct. 14th

2015 IBC Mixed Occupancies (1/2 day)

2015 IBC Exterior Wall & Opening Protection (1/2 day)

ICC – William Hudson

9:00AM – 4:00PM .6 CEU’s

William H. (Bill) Hudson, C.B.O., M.C.P.

Building Inspection Supervisor for the Village of Oak Brook, IL

Bill has a broad base of experience as facilities manager, general contractor, inspector, housing rehabilitation specialist, plan reviewer, building official, author, and code instructor. In addition to his regular duties which involve the day-to-day application of the building and fire codes, Bill has had the privilege of working on ICC energy code training in the 2003, 2006, 2009, and 2012 as curriculum developer, subject matter expert, technical reviewer, and instructor. As an instructor, Bill has had the opportunity to teach both in the United States and internationally on a wide variety of topics that include Energy/Sustainability, IRC/IBC Updates, Property Maintenance, Mixed Use, Special Use and Occupancy, Inspection of Fire Resistance Rated Assemblies and Disaster Response. Bill is the author of the IECC portion of Significant Changes to the International Energy Conservation Code and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1, 2012 Edition.

In addition, Bill is a past president- and current board member- of Suburban Building Officials Conference (SBOC)-his local ICC chapter, a B.P.I. certified building analyst, and state of California certified Safety Assessor. Bill currently serves on two U.L. Standards Technical Panels, and as a Building Codes Advisory Commissioner for Oak Park, IL.

Bill has also served as a FEMA habitability inspector/field supervisor, a resource consultant on environmental issues and participated in the development and implementation of community emergency/disaster plans.

2015 IBC Performing Structural Plan Reviews | Instructor: Bob Schutz | Friday, July 21, 2017 | St. Peters Police Department

2015 IBC Performing Structural Plan Reviews | Instructor: Bob Schutz | Friday, July 21, 2017 | St. Peters Police Department

Objectives: Upon completion, participants will be better able to:

  • Describe the purpose of performing a structural plan review.
  • Perform a structural plan review.
  • Verify that structural loads are in compliance with code requirements.
  • Verify that foundation system design is in compliance with code requirements.
  • Verify that structural components and materials are in compliance with code requirements.

Description:

This seminar helps participants to perform a structural plan review in compliance with the 2015 International Building Code® (IBC®).

Topics that mirror the plan review record are included, and additional topics applicable to most construction projects are covered.

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