New Building Code Training for Contractors and Government Officials
Thursday, April 27
The City of Safford is considering adopting the 2015 building codes this year. This is a courtesy training to review and provide feedback for the 2015 building codes. Unable to make the whole class time? Request a DVD recording.
Thursday, April 27: IBC Overview; 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Explores the major provisions of the 2015 International Building Code. The presentation will include discussions of the provisions addressing the following issues: occupancy classification, types of construction, means of egress, fire sprinklers and fire-resistive-rated construction, administrative provisions and accessibility. This class is designed to provide an introduction to the new provision of the 2015 code.
Friday, April 28: IRC Overview; 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Explores the major provisions of the 2015 International Residential Code. The presentation includes detailed discussions of the provisions addressing the following issues: building planning; foundation, floor, wall and roof construction; exterior wall finishes; and roofing systems. The class is designed to provide an introduction to the provision of the 2015 code.
About the Instructor
STEPHEN L. THOMAS, CBO - President, Colorado Code Consulting, LLC
Mr. Thomas has over 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 currently serves on the ICC Codes & Standards Committee. He is also the author of the book, Building Code Basics, Based on the 2009 & 2012 IBC, and Building Code Essentials based on the 2015 IBC, all available from ICC. He has presented building code classes for the last 25 years and provides an interesting and engaging look at building codes.