AIA Seminar: Hudson Yards Project, NYC

The AIA St. Louis Chapter / Greater St. Louis Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute / The St. Louis Building Enclosure Council will present the Hudson Yards Project, NYC on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 5:30 to 8:30.

Hudson Yards is the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States.  It is being built over active rail lines and subsurface tunnels on Manhattan’s West Side.

Cost is $40.

For more information: AIA Continuing Education Workshop 9-2-15

MABOI Seminar: Firestopping Requirements | Maryland Heights (FREE/$25) [Preferred Provider] – September 10, 2015



This program provides an in-depth look at the requirements of Sections 714 and 715 of the 2015 International Building Code for penetrations and fire-resistant joint systems installed in fire-resistance-rated assemblies.  It will cover the protection of through- and membrane-penetrations, joint systems and perimeter fire containment systems.  For each topic, the program includes a discussion of code requirements, the referenced standards, the testing process, the available methods of demonstrating code compliance, plan review considerations and the inspection process.


Rich WalkeRich is a Senior Regulatory Engineer with Underwriters Laboratories (UL) in Northbrook, IL.  His responsibilities include providing fire protection related technical support to the regulatory community, providing educational seminars, developing internet based training programs, interacting on code change activities and serving as a liaison between the UL engineering staff and the regulatory community.  Prior to this assignment, Rich was actively engaged in fire protection engineering for 29 years.  He provided the supervisory and review activities of engineering investigations conducted on fire resistive construction, through-penetration firestop systems, joint systems, perimeter fire containment systems, fire resistive electrical outlet boxes, electrical circuit protections systems, fire resistive grease and air ducts systems, interior finish building materials, air duct materials and solid fuel heating appliances.

Who should attend:

  •  Fire / Building Code Officials (CEU’s—0.6)
  •  Plans Examiners (CEU’s—0.6)
  •  Inspectors (CEU’s—0.6)
  •  Code Enforcement Officers (CEU’s—0.6)


Maryland Heights Community Center 2344 McKelvey Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

/ Breakfast: 8:30am Seminar: 9am-4pm


Seminar includes, breakfast, seminar and lunch Non-Member: $25 MABOI Member: FREE

Pre-registration is required Seating limited to 120


Flyer: 09 Firestopping Requirements of the IBC 150917

“Mega Conference” | July 27-29, 2015

As many of you know, MABOI will not host an annual conference at the lake this fall.  Instead, MABOI will co-host the “mega conference” held July 27-29, 2015 at Tan-tar-a.  The “Mega Conference” will be co-hosted by 8 different organizations (including MABOI) across the state of Missouri.

For those of you interested in reserving your room, the room code is “FMAM.”

More information: Mega-Conference Brochure

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