THIS IS A COURSE THAT WILL EARN 0.6 CEUS OF PREFERRED PROVIDER TRAINING.
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 Walke—Rich 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
Sign-in / 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