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TUESDAY, OCT 3, 2017

7:00 - 8:15 A.M. BREAKFAST – Amherst Room 10th Floor

Please remember to have your Breakfast Ticket with you!

Exhibitors ARE OPEN ALL DAY - PLEASE VISIT AND SPEND TIME WITH OUR FRIENDS AND PARTNERS IN CODE ENFORCEMENT.

 

Time

Room

Class Title

Sponsor

Instructor

Course Number

Hrs.

ICC CEU’s

8:30 am – 10:00 am

162-75

Shakes & Shingles - Grading, Review I.R.C. & I.B.C. Codes for Roof and Sidewall Installation

The Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau

Tony Bonura

12326

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives: Identifying the different types & grades of shakes & shingles and how this relates to installation and code conformance

General Description:   Clarification of the various grades of shakes & shingles and how grade characteristics relate to installation exposures to conform with wall and roof installation code criteria in 2015 IRC Sections R703.6, R905.7, R905.8 &2015 and IBC Sections 1507.8.5 & 1507.9.6.  Technical publications pertaining to roof and wall installation, will be distributed to all who attend.

163C

Increasing the Credibility of the Code Official  Part 1 of 4

Must attend all segments to receive ICC CEU’s

You will receive State Credit per segment

International Code Council

Ron Lynn

12821

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives: Describe the critical knowledge and skills necessary for managing efficient work processes in a building department.  Explain various outreach opportunities that raise code awareness.

General Description:   Participants will become more aware of their strengths and areas of improvement by participating in activities geared towards assisting them to develop an action plan that focuses on enhancing their performance.  This seminar is intended to familiarize participants with the skills needed to increase credibility.

165-69

Solar Permitting Plan Review  Part 1 of 4

Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Jim Rogers

12574

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:  Given a (complete, but basic) residential plan, the participant will be able to determine if the plan is in compliance with applicable electrical, building, and fire codes.

General Description:   This interactive course is designed to provide a practical process to consistently review residential solar permit plans. An instructor facilitates as participants learn how to evaluate a plan for compliance, with an emphasis on identifying the errors most frequently encountered in the plan review and in the field inspection.  Each participant is given a solar plan for learning.

168-72

Spray Polyurethane Foams – Proper Applications and Code Compliance

BASF

James Derrigan, P.E.

12322

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives: To identify different types of SPF, performance properties, benefits, and features.  To identify the required building codes as it relates to SPF products.

General Description:   The presentation will focus on spray polyurethane foams and how the physical properties of foam products are effected by current building codes.

174-76

Fire-Retardant Treated Wood and the International Building Code Code Card 2016ESR-1791V314-Revised

Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc.

James P. Gogolski

12325

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:  What is fire-retardant treated wood.  Why it is allowed in noncombustible construction.  What is a proper label.  Where it is allowed in the building code.

General Description:   Fire-retardant treated wood technical characteristics and building code applications.  Examples of use in Type I, II and III (pedestal buildings).  Also uses in stages, platforms, kiosks in shopping malls.  Details of 1 and 2-hour fire rated walls will be covered.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

177

MA Educational Board Committee Meeting

10:00 am– 10:30 am

CCA

BREAK

10:30 am-12:00 pm

162-75

The Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS)

ISO

Dale K. Thomure

12575

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:  To understand the role that insurance rating programs play in the community and the impacts and usages of the BCEGS rating program.

General Description:   Background and application of ISO's Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS) program.  Participants will gain a better understanding of the key criteria used in the evaluation process and the overall impact of the classification on constituents in the community.  Attendees will also learn about national and regional trends in building code enforcement efforts and will be able to compare their own departments to the national trends to discover how they are progressing in the delivery of building safety services.

163C

Increasing the Credibility of the Code Official  Part 2 of 4

Must attend all segments to receive ICC CEU’s

You will receive State Credit per segment

International Code Council

Ron Lynn

12822

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives: Describe the critical knowledge and skills necessary for managing efficient work processes in a building department.  Explain various outreach opportunities that raise code awareness.

General Description:   Participants will become more aware of their strengths and areas of improvement by participating in activities geared towards assisting them to develop an action plan that focuses on enhancing their performance.  This seminar is intended to familiarize participants with the skills needed to increase credibility.

165-69

Solar Permitting Plan Review  Part 2 of 4

Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Jim Rogers

12863

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:   Given a (complete, but basic) residential plan, the participant will be able to determine if the plan is in compliance with applicable electrical, building, and fire codes.

General Description:   This interactive course is designed to provide a practical process to consistently review residential solar permit plans. An instructor facilitates as participants learn how to evaluate a plan for compliance, with an emphasis on identifying the errors most frequently encountered in the plan review and in the field inspection.  Each participant is given a solar plan for learning.

168-72

Understanding the different Fire Barriers related to Spray Foam

Spray Foam Distributors of New England

George Spanos

pending

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:   Explain Ignition Barriers and Thermal Barriers related to Spray Foam. Also Talk about the fires that have been publicized in the media over the last few years and explain the differences in these foams.

General Description:  Understanding Fire Barriers related to Spray Foam insulation.

174-76

Visual Assessment of Firestopping for AHJs – Type I, II structures

VeriCon

Wayne Barrow

12825

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:  Understand THE question you MUST ask about firestopping on every project and how to visually assess firestopping when destructive testing is not possible.

General Description:  Despite the new IBC requirement for Special Inspection of firestopping, AHJs still need to be able to effectively evaluate installed firestopping. This class introduces you to the many visual assessment cues and strategies that will enable you to increase fire and life safety. This class is only on structures with concrete (with or without metal deck) floorsAttending the “Firestop Inspection for AHJs” class on Monday is recommended but not required.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

CCA

BUFFET LUNCH – Please remember to have your Lunch Ticket with you!!!

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

162-75

The Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS)

ISO

Dale K. Thomure

12575

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:  To understand the role that insurance rating programs play in the community and the impacts and usages of the BCEGS rating program.

General Description:   Background and application of ISO's Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS) program.  Participants will gain a better understanding of the key criteria used in the evaluation process and the overall impact of the classification on constituents in the community.  Attendees will also learn about national and regional trends in building code enforcement efforts and will be able to compare their own departments to the national trends to discover how they are progressing in the delivery of building safety services.

163C

Increasing the Credibility of the Code Official  Part 3 of 4

Must attend all segments to receive ICC CEU’s

You will receive State Credit per segment

International Code Council

Ron Lynn

12823

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives: Describe the critical knowledge and skills necessary for managing efficient work processes in a building department.  Explain various outreach opportunities that raise code awareness.

General Description:   Participants will become more aware of their strengths and areas of improvement by participating in activities geared towards assisting them to develop an action plan that focuses on enhancing their performance.  This seminar is intended to familiarize participants with the skills needed to increase credibility.

165-69

Solar Permitting Plan Review  Part 3 of 4

Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Jim Rogers

12864

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:  Given a (complete, but basic) residential plan, the participant will be able to determine if the plan is in compliance with applicable electrical, building, and fire codes.

General Description:   This interactive course is designed to provide a practical process to consistently review residential solar permit plans. An instructor facilitates as participants learn how to evaluate a plan for compliance, with an emphasis on identifying the errors most frequently encountered in the plan review and in the field inspection.  Each participant is given a solar plan for learning.

168-72

DES600 Tall Wood Structures: Current Trends and Related Code and Standard Changes

American Wood Council

Matthew "Matt" Hunter, BCO

12746

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:   Be able to define cross-laminated timber. Be aware of code and standard updates relevant to CLT and other mass timber elements.

Be aware of notable mass timber structures around the globe.  Learn about current tall wood building projects and resources.       

General Description:  Cross-laminated timber (CLT) has been in use worldwide for over 15 years, but most notably in Europe. Building with CLT has increased in popularity for many reasons including: just-in-time fabrication and job site delivery, speed and efficiency in construction, reduced job site noise and on-site labor force, substitution of high embodied materials with a renewable resource that sequesters carbon, and creating a living or work space that has the aesthetics of exposed wood.  This presentation will provide an introduction to CLT including relevant design standards and code references. Examples of various mass timber buildings around the world will be provided and potential future code provisions relating to mass timber will also be discussed.

174-76

Visual Assessment of Firestopping for AHJs – Type III and V-A structures 

VeriCon 

Wayne Barrow

12826

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:  Understand THE question you MUST ask about firestopping on every project and how to visually assess firestopping when destructive testing is not possible.

General Description:  Despite the new IBC requirement for Special Inspection of firestopping, AHJs still need to be able to effectively evaluate installed firestopping. This class introduces you to the many visual assessment cues and strategies that will enable you to increase fire and life safety. This class is only on structures with wood frame floor/ceiling assemblies. Attending the “Firestop Inspection for AHJs” class on Monday is recommended but not required.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

CCA

BREAK

3:00 pm –

  4:30 pm

162-75

Framing Concerns with Wood Construction

APA - The Engineered Wood Association

Robert A. Kuserk, PE

pending

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:    In this session attendees will review APA top framing concerns and learn how to address these concerns. These include Squeaky Floors, Bouncey Floors and Roofs, Wavy Wall and Roofs, Connection, Cutting and Drilling, Water and Moisture Affects, and more.

General Description:   Based on hundreds of job site reviews by APA - The Engineered Wood Association staff, we have identified the most common wood construction framing and sheathing challenges found in today's wood framed construction. This session will examine these consequences and provide practical solutions for avoiding them in future construction.

163C

Increasing the Credibility of the Code Official  Part 4 of 4

Must attend all segments to receive ICC CEU’s

You will receive State Credit per segment

International Code Council

Ron Lynn

12824

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives: Describe the critical knowledge and skills necessary for managing efficient work processes in a building department.  Explain various outreach opportunities that raise code awareness.

General Description:   Participants will become more aware of their strengths and areas of improvement by participating in activities geared towards assisting them to develop an action plan that focuses on enhancing their performance.  This seminar is intended to familiarize participants with the skills needed to increase credibility.

165-69

Solar Permitting Plan Review   Part  4 of 4

Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Jim Rogers

12865

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:  Given a (complete, but basic) residential plan, the participant will be able to determine if the plan is in compliance with applicable electrical, building, and fire codes.

General Description:   This interactive course is designed to provide a practical process to consistently review residential solar permit plans. An instructor facilitates as participants learn how to evaluate a plan for compliance, with an emphasis on identifying the errors most frequently encountered in the plan review and in the field inspection.  Each participant is given a solar plan for learning.

168-72

Changes to the 2017 NEC  Part  2 of 3

IQ Electrical Training East

Earl Dean

12866

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:   Attendees will learn the major changes between the 2014 and 2017 NEC over all three days of the conference.                  

General Description:   From Article 90 through Chapter 9, the 2017 National Electrical Code has hundreds of changes.  Many will have major impacts on the building industry when your state adopts it. This is a lengthy seminar.  Attendance for all three days is required to receive all the information. This presentation is based on the IAEI/NFPA book: "Analysis of Changes NEC-2017".  Purchase yours from the International Association of Electrical Inspectors at www.iaei.org/web/store.  Type "2017 Changes" in the search box.

174-76

Residential HVAC requirements in the 2015 IECC

CLEAResult

Mike Schofield

12867

1.5

.15

Learning Objectives:  1. energy code requirements for the design, testing and control of heating, cooling, and ventilation systems   2. common fresh air ventilation strategies, ERV/HRV  3. documentation requirements for HVAC systems

General Description:    This 90-minute session covers the basics of heating, cooling, and fresh air ventilation requirements in the 2015 IECC, including boilers, furnaces, AC, and domestic hot water. Equipment, distribution, controls, testing, and documentation will be addressed.

4:45 pm-5:30 pm

177

New England Building Officials Education Committee Meeting

Adjourn to Amherst Room 10th floor for cocktails starting at 6:00 p.m. Social Hour starting at 6:30 p.m.  Don’t forget your ticket!!!

 

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