November 15, 2018

Building Codes: Recent Changes and How They Affect the Contractor - Webinar


December 4, 2018


Tuesday, 11:00am to 12:00pm



Course Information:
Presenter:  Roger Schemmel, City of Urbandale - Urbandale, IA

The building construction codes are updated every three years. Hear how the changes are created nationally and are adopted locally with an overview of the State and local adoption process of the International Building Code (IBC) the International Residential Code (IRC), the National Electrical Code (NEC), along with the International Mechanical Code. (IMC) and International Plumbing and Uniform Plumbing Codes (IPC UPC). Focus will be on the International Building Code (IBC) and what has been deleted, added, or modified and how these changes affect new or existing
building projects. An additional topic will include an overview of the IRC/IBC for residential construction and the construction code differences. Whether you are a general contractor, licensed tradesperson or a product vendor you need to be aware of these changes and when to expect them. After this webinar you will have a better knowledge of how to apply the code changes, recognize potential documentation needs, understand code change rationale and be able to apply the change with confidence.