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2022 AZBO Fall Education Institute
2022 AZBO Fall Education Institute
Arizona Building Officials EDUCATION
Mon, October 10, 2022 @ 08:00 AM — Fri, October 14, 2022 @ 05:00 PM (MST)
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THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

Arizona Building Officials Proudly Presents the


2022 AZBO Fall Education Institute


October 10-14, 2022


This is an in person event.


Registration is open.


.7 CEU will be awarded for each full day class attended and completed.

.35 CEU will we awarded for each half day class attended and completed.

Two days courses CEU's are based on each class you attend.

Please remember to sign up for both days if taking a two day class


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Registration: Open
Event Dates
OCT
10
MONDAY
to
OCT
14
FRIDAY
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (MST)
Registration Closes
October 10, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Location
Address
DoubleTree by Hilton
1011 W Holmes Ave, Mesa AZ 85210
Phoenix, AZ  USA
Mesa Doubletree by Hilton
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Thank you to our generous sponsors!

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azbo members
2021 IBC Means of Egress 10-10-22
2021 IBC Means of Egress 10-10-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class is a basic overview of the means of egress requirements included in Chapter 10 of the IBC. The presentation will include detailed discussions on the design of the means of egress in buildings. Subjects included in the class are the three parts of the means of egress including occupant loads, egress width, number of exits, travel distance, common path of egress travel and exit enclosures. Practical examples will be used to illustrate code requirements.

ICC ceu's: 0.7

ICC PPN: 31595


 
Residential Plan Review 10-10-22
Residential Plan Review 10-10-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class will focus on the plan review of a single family residence for compliance with the 2018 IRC. The review of life safety, structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical components will be included.

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 29427


 
Intro to Energy Storage Systems & Electric Vehicle 10-10-22
Intro to Energy Storage Systems & Electric Vehicle 10-10-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

Energy Storage and Electric Vehicles are becoming more prevalent in Arizona. The student will learn the basics about batteries, energy storage safety and the requirements currently in the codes. Understanding electric vehicles, different charging strategies and the infrastructure required will also become critical with the increased penetration of EVs in the market. The class will cover requirements in the NEC, IRC, IBC, IFC and NFPA855 codes and standards in an easy-to-understand manner.

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 31602

 
2021 IMC Type I/II Hoods 10-10-22
2021 IMC Type I/II Hoods 10-10-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course will review the 2021 International Mechanical Code as it applies to Type I and II hoods from plan review through inspections.

Objectives: Students will have a better understanding of:

Air movement in Egress Elements

Return Air openings

Stud cavity and joist space plenums

Chapter 7 penetrations

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33413


 
The Complete Permit Tech (Day 1) 10-10-22
The Complete Permit Tech (Day 1) 10-10-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This 2-day course is intended to provide essential information in the areas of code administration and history, legal aspects, customer service, basic plan review, inspection process, zoning requirements, permit fee calculations, basic occupancy and construction types, basic means of egress and dealing with difficult customers.

ICC CEU: .7

ICC PPN: 29428

 
Road to Success, What's Next (Day 1) 10-10-22
Road to Success, What's Next (Day 1) 10-10-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

The 2-day workshop focuses are on the methods designed to build strong teams. The class is designed for current managers, emerging staff members, Leaders, and managers. Elements and techniques designed to assist existing and future managers, supervisors, and lead personnel in communicating with staff to build strong teams.

ICC CEU:0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29429

 
2021 IBC Building Fire Areas & Mixed Occupancies 10-11-22
2021 IBC Building Fire Areas & Mixed Occupancies 10-11-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

 Comprehensive discussion of the major compartmentalization concepts of the IBC, focusing on those requirements that deal with building size, sprinkler options and mixed-use buildings. Fire-resistance-rated construction is also addressed. This class will include topics on allowable areas, area increases, unlimited area buildings, fire area concept and construction, incidental/accessory use areas and separated/non- separated uses. At the completion of this course, students should have the ability to recognize and locate and understand the NEC requirements covering the installation of transformers and separately derived systems

 
Residential Combination Inspections 10-11-22
Residential Combination Inspections 10-11-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course will include plumbing, mechanical, electrical and building basics from a code perspective dealing with general installation practices. It will cover the most common violations or challenges and inspector will come across during the inspection process and what to look for. We will cover theory and concepts of various systems to help the understanding to the non-master of the trades. This will be based out of the IRC for instruction

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33403

 
Residential Alternative Energy Systems: ESS, Solar, & Backup Generators 10- …
Residential Alternative Energy Systems: ESS, Solar, & Backup Generators 10- …
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course will provide an overview of critical elements for plan review and inspection of energy storage systems, photovoltaic (PV) solar systems, and backup generators. Topics will cover key plan check and inspection points of these alternative energy systems. The course will also address differences between battery backup systems and energy storage systems. This class is for building inspectors, plan reviewers, and permit technicians who want a better understanding of residential alternative energy systems.

Objectives: Students will have a better understanding of:

·        PV solar fire setbacks

·        Location and method of a rapid shutdown

·        DC optimizer and micro-inverter systems

·        Mounting to the roof, racking attachments with grounding clamps

·        Engineered ground mount foundations

·        Residential generators, residential automatic transfer switch and portable generator

connections to the existing electrical system

·        Generator setback for structure, and back feeding to the main service panel

 
The Complete Permit Tech (Day 2) 10-11-22
The Complete Permit Tech (Day 2) 10-11-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This 2-day course is intended to provide essential information in the areas of code administration and history, legal aspects, customer service, basic plan review, inspection process, zoning requirements, permit fee calculations, basic occupancy and construction types, basic means of egress and dealing with difficult customers.

 ICC CEU: .7

ICC PPN: 29428

 
Road to Success, What's Next (Day2) 10-11-22
Road to Success, What's Next (Day2) 10-11-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

The 2-day workshop focuses are on the methods designed to build strong teams. The class is designed current managers, emerging staff members, Leaders, and managers. Elements and techniques designed to assist existing and up-coming managers, supervisors, and lead people in communicating with staff to build strong teams.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29429

 
Advanced Energy Storage Systems (this is not an entry level class) 10-11-22
Advanced Energy Storage Systems (this is not an entry level class) 10-11-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

:  Get the latest on new chemistries and technologies in the energy storage arena. The class will cover residential and commercial safety requirements in the latest versions of the NEC, IBC, IRC, IFC, and NFPA855. Items that should be reviewed in permitting, including UL9540a reports, Emergency Response Plans, and other permit documents will be discussed. Discussion of incidents at energy storage facilities will include reviewing root causes and possible modifications that would have prevented the incidents.

 
2021 IBC Tenant Improvement Aspects of Assembly, Business & Mercantile Occu …
2021 IBC Tenant Improvement Aspects of Assembly, Business & Mercantile Occu …
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

Identifies IBC provisions applicable to the design and construction of tenant space improvements. The discussion addresses the three most common types of uses: business, mercantile and assembly. It emphasizes options available in the code for gaining compliance. Discussion includes occupancy separations and fire areas, type of construction features, fire-resistance-rated construction, interior finish materials, fire protection features, means of egress components and means of egress design.

 
2021 IRC Plumbing 10-12-22
2021 IRC Plumbing 10-12-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course will review the requirements of the 2021 IRC plumbing code requirements including drainage, water distribution and venting systems.   

 
So you want to be a Building Official 10-12-22
So you want to be a Building Official 10-12-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class will cover the basics of what is required to be a Building Official, including politics, personnel issues, budgeting, image, dealing with the public, professional development, Staffing, dealing with the media, management, ethics and basic legal matters. Class participation will be encouraged.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29437

 
From the Ground Up! 10-12-22
From the Ground Up! 10-12-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

A comprehensive study of all phases of residential construction geared toward the Permit Tech. Construction and inspection processes, and terminology will be covered in depth. Attendees will gain knowledge about the construction of a single-family residence-both frame and masonry, be able to identify various construction materials and have a better understanding of the required inspections.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29435

 
Fire Plan Review Workshop (Day 1) 10-12-22
Fire Plan Review Workshop (Day 1) 10-12-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This two-day class will provide hands-on plan review of site, building and fire protection systems plans to provide a working understanding of how to conduct fire code plan reviews for new construction as well as an overview of fire sprinkler and alarm system plan review basics. References will be the 2018 IBC, 2018 IFC and the NFPA 13 and 72 standards. The student should bring the 2018 IBC and 2018 IFC. There will be plan review checklists available for the review exercises as well as a variety of plans that will be reviewed electronically. Review emphasis will be on site access, water supply, special hazards, and fire protection systems. The student is encouraged to bring plan examples they may wish to share and discuss during the class on a flash drive.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact Hours: 7

ICC PPN: Pending

 
The Devil isn't the only thing in the Details 10-12-22
The Devil isn't the only thing in the Details 10-12-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

Course Description: This course is intended to provide a basic background in lateral load sources combined with vertical load sources in order to reveal some of the inner workings of residential wood-framed structural connections. The course is recommended for inspectors, plan reviewers and other Building Department personnel. If you have the 2021 IBC and IRC, then it would be good to bring those books available.

ICC ceu's: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33404


 
Combination Inspection of Small Commercial Structures 10-13-22
Combination Inspection of Small Commercial Structures 10-13-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

Provides new commercial inspectors with basic techniques and an understanding of conducting inspections of small commercial buildings. The discussion will include preparation, presentation and inspections of the building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical portions of a building.

 
Residential Mechanical including Manual J/S/D 10-13-22
Residential Mechanical including Manual J/S/D 10-13-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course will be based on the 2021 IRC mechanical and fuel gas codes. It will include and updates for changes, basic concepts of mechanical and fuel gas systems, common violations and inspection items. The second part of the class will go in-depth with ACCA standards including Manual J, S and D concepts and what to look for and how the design matters in the field. We will have a interactive program to show why sizing and fittings are important in the mechanical system design and installation.

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: Pending

 
2018 IRC Fuel Gas 10-13-22
2018 IRC Fuel Gas 10-13-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class is an overview of the Fuel Gas provisions within the 2018 IRC Chapter 24. Also covered will be IRC Appendix “A” for gas pipe sizing criteria and commentary, including working through a pipe size example. Topics will touch on Chapter 61 of the 2018 IFC for locating propane tanks, and the differences between propane and natural gas installations. 

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29434

Start Time: 8:00am

 
NEC 2017/IRC 2018 One- & Two-Family Dwelling Electric Code Review 10-13-22
NEC 2017/IRC 2018 One- & Two-Family Dwelling Electric Code Review 10-13-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

Course Description:  The residential electrical code training will be an interactive class discussing code requirements, installations, and jurisdictional inspection responsibilities from a minimum requirement. The class will focus on breaking down code arrangement, useful table, definitions, branch circuits, conductor sizes, receptacle outlets spacing requirements within walls, countertops, services, grounding electrode systems, fault current, fully rated/ series rated, GFCI, AFCI requirements, boxes, luminaries, and open topic discussions. This class is to help the installer, inspector, plan reviewer, engineering technician and or anyone involved within the residential electrical system.

Objectives: Students will have a better understanding of:

·         A better understanding to the 2018 IRC Electrical provisions

·        A better understanding of how to apply the 2018 IRC Electrical provisions

 
Becoming a Building Science Expert, Energy Code Mastery (1/2 Day)10-13-22
Becoming a Building Science Expert, Energy Code Mastery (1/2 Day)10-13-22
$ 75.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  12:00:PM MST

This class will provide a foundational understanding of the basics of building science, helping you to become more expert in your knowledge of how buildings work "as a system." When finished, you will not only think differently about how to design, build, and inspect homes… but also about your own home!

This class will also provide a user-friendly look at the key elements of the IECC, with short detours into the IRC, so attendees will leave feeling much more confident designing, building, and inspecting to the code's requirements.

ICC ceu: 0.35

ICC PPN: 33405

 
Arizona Builder’s Most Costly Energy Code Failures and What You Can Do Abou …
Arizona Builder’s Most Costly Energy Code Failures and What You Can Do Abou …
$ 75.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  01:00:PM  —  05:00:PM MST

The Department of Energy recently funded a study of residential construction throughout Arizona to evaluate if Arizona Builders are complying with IECC requirements. And, if there are failures, which are costing homebuyers the most. Failures were found in most of the 22 jurisdictions where energy code compliance levels were observed. This workshop explains the results of the study, as well as introduces new energy code training that is being developed to help Building Officials, Builders and Trades Professionals learn how to achieve code compliance every time for those costly failures, as well as why compliance is important for the families who are buying and living in the homes. 

ICC ceu: 0.35

ICC PPN: 33406

 
Fire Plan Review Workshop (Day 2) 10-13-22
Fire Plan Review Workshop (Day 2) 10-13-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This two-day class will provide hands-on plan review of site, building and fire protection systems plans to provide a working understanding of how to conduct fire code plan reviews for new construction as well as an overview of fire sprinkler and alarm system plan review basics. References will be the 2018 IBC, 2018 IFC and the NFPA 13 and 72 standards. The student should bring the 2018 IBC and 2018 IFC. There will be plan review checklists available for the review exercises as well as a variety of plans that will be reviewed electronically. Review emphasis will be on site access, water supply, special hazards, and fire protection systems. The student is encouraged to bring plan examples they may wish to share and discuss during the class on a flash drive.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact Hours: 7

ICC PPN: Pending


 
International Property Maintenance Code and Dangerous Bldgs. 10-14-22
International Property Maintenance Code and Dangerous Bldgs. 10-14-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This presentation provides an overview of housing and property maintenance inspections as outlined in the International Property Maintenance Code. Defining and identifying specific ways to handle dangerous buildings will be discussed. The seminar will assist code personnel who are seeking a better understanding of how to approach property maintenance inspection, how to conduct a thorough inspection and how to follow through with appropriate enforcement actions.

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICCPPN: 33411

 
ADA Guidelines for New Construction 10-14-22
ADA Guidelines for New Construction 10-14-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class will provide ongoing instruction on utilizing the 2010 ADA Standards in design, plan review and inspection. There will be discussion on the differences between the Federal ADA laws, the Arizona accessibility laws, IBC ANSI, and locally adopted accessibility codes.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29431

 
Wildland Urban Interface & Fire Prevention Techniques in the WUI 10-14-22
Wildland Urban Interface & Fire Prevention Techniques in the WUI 10-14-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class will provide a review of the 2018 ICC WUI code and look at some plans for review activities. There will also be discussion on adoption of the WUI code and programs to engage communities in best defensible space and mitigation practices to protect their property from wildfire. It is recommended that the student bring the 2018 ICC Wildland Urban Interface Code to class. We encourage all to bring examples of WUI issues, jurisdictional practices, and other topics to discuss in the class.

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33412


 
Inspection Skills - Legal Aspects - Conflict Resolution 10-14-22
Inspection Skills - Legal Aspects - Conflict Resolution 10-14-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

Success as an inspection professional depends on credibility, consistency and communication. This seminar is designed to prepare students who are entering the inspection field with some useful tools to establish credibility and consistency while building effective relationships. This course also examines the legal aspects of inspection as it relates to property owners, occupants, contractors and construction professionals. Course topics include:

  • Introduction to the legal aspects of code administration
  • Offer useful tools to support effective communication
  • Recognize the importance of consistency in decision making
  • Introduction into Property Rights and laws
  • Understanding of the Inspectors role
  • Developing credibility 

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33410

 
Fire Retardant Treated Wood 10-14-22
Fire Retardant Treated Wood 10-14-22
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This seminar will provide an interactive lecture on FRTW, supported by short videos and historical case studies. Course participants will learn about FRTW’s history, manufacturing, durability, and its performance compared to steel, concrete, and painted/coated wood products. Code applications, including in the wildland-urban interface, and plan review/field compliance strategies will be emphasized.

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33407


 
IBC Requirements for Firestopping, Anchors, Related Special Inspections 10- …
IBC Requirements for Firestopping, Anchors, Related Special Inspections 10- …
$ 150.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course will discuss firestop life safety issues and code requirements. Interior walls and joints systems meeting critical performance criteria and acoustic design. Quality control review of firestop installations and how to evaluate correct or incorrect installations. IBC 2021 & 2024 review of code updates, applications, clarifications, and definitions related to firestopping and Joint Systems. IBC special inspection requirements and how changes have impacted the industry including IFC (International Fire Council) education program. Finally, a quick review of adhesive anchor inspection including a review of ACI and ICC-ES requirements. 

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33409

 
 
non-members
2021 IBC Means of Egress* 10-10-22
2021 IBC Means of Egress* 10-10-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class is a basic overview of the means of egress requirements included in Chapter 10 of the IBC. The presentation will include detailed discussions on the design of the means of egress in buildings. Subjects included in the class are the three parts of the means of egress including occupant loads, egress width, number of exits, travel distance, common path of egress travel and exit enclosures. Practical examples will be used to illustrate code requirements.


 
Residential Plan Review* 10-10-22
Residential Plan Review* 10-10-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class will focus on the plan review of a single family residence for compliance with the 2018 IRC. The review of life safety, structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical components will be included.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29430

 
Intro to Energy Storage Systems & Electric Vehicle* 10-10-22
Intro to Energy Storage Systems & Electric Vehicle* 10-10-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

Energy Storage and Electric Vehicles are becoming more prevalent in Arizona. The student will learn the basics about batteries, energy storage safety and the requirements currently in the codes. Understanding electric vehicles, different charging strategies and the infrastructure required will also become critical with the increased penetration of EVs in the market. The class will cover requirements in the NEC, IRC, IBC, IFC and NFPA855 codes and standards in an easy-to-understand manner.

 
2021 IMC Type I/II Hoods* 10-10-22
2021 IMC Type I/II Hoods* 10-10-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course will review the 2021 International Mechanical Code as it applies to Type I and II hoods from plan review through inspections.

Objectives: Students will have a better understanding of:

Air movement in Egress Elements

Return Air openings

Stud cavity and joist space plenums

Chapter 7 penetrations

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33413


 
The Complete Permit Tech* (Day 1) 10-10-22
The Complete Permit Tech* (Day 1) 10-10-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This 2-day course is intended to provide essential information in the areas of code administration and history, legal aspects, customer service, basic plan review, inspection process, zoning requirements, permit fee calculations, basic occupancy and construction types, basic means of egress and dealing with difficult customers.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29428

 
Road to Success, What's Next* (Day 1) 10-10-22
Road to Success, What's Next* (Day 1) 10-10-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Monday Oct 10, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

The 2-day workshop focuses are on the methods designed to build strong teams. The class is designed current managers, emerging staff members, Leaders, and managers. Elements and techniques designed to assist existing and up-coming managers, supervisors, and lead people in communicating with staff to build strong teams.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29429

 
2021 IBC Building Fire Areas & Mixed Occupancies* 10-11-22
2021 IBC Building Fire Areas & Mixed Occupancies* 10-11-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

 Comprehensive discussion of the major compartmentalization concepts of the IBC, focusing on those requirements that deal with building size, sprinkler options and mixed-use buildings. Fire-resistance-rated construction is also addressed. This class will include topics on allowable areas, area increases, unlimited area buildings, fire area concept and construction, incidental/accessory use areas and separated/non- separated uses. At the completion of this course, students should have the ability to recognize and locate and understand the NEC requirements covering the installation of transformers and separately derived systems

 
Residential Alternative Energy Systems: ESS, Solar, & Backup Generators* 10 …
Residential Alternative Energy Systems: ESS, Solar, & Backup Generators* 10 …
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course will provide an overview of critical elements for plan review and inspection of energy storage systems, photovoltaic (PV) solar systems, and backup generators. Topics will cover key plan check and inspection points of these alternative energy systems. The course will also address differences between battery backup systems and energy storage systems. This class is for building inspectors, plan reviewers, and permit technicians who want a better understanding of residential alternative energy systems.

Objectives: Students will have a better understanding of:

·        PV solar fire setbacks

·        Location and method of a rapid shutdown

·        DC optimizer and micro-inverter systems

·        Mounting to the roof, racking attachments with grounding clamps

·        Engineered ground mount foundations

·        Residential generators, residential automatic transfer switch and portable generator

connections to the existing electrical system

·        Generator setback for structure, and back feeding to the main service panel

 
Residential Combination Inspections* 10-11-22
Residential Combination Inspections* 10-11-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course will include plumbing, mechanical, electrical and building basics from a code perspective dealing with general installation practices. It will cover the most common violations or challenges and inspector will come across during the inspection process and what to look for. We will cover theory and concepts of various systems to help the understanding to the non-master of the trades. This will be based out of the IRC for instruction

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33403



 
The Complete Permit Tech* (Day 2) 10-11-22
The Complete Permit Tech* (Day 2) 10-11-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This 2-day course is intended to provide essential information in the areas of code administration and history, legal aspects, customer service, basic plan review, inspection process, zoning requirements, permit fee calculations, basic occupancy and construction types, basic means of egress and dealing with difficult customers.

 ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29428

 
Road to Success, What's Next* (Day2) 10-11-22
Road to Success, What's Next* (Day2) 10-11-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

The 2-day workshop focuses are on the methods designed to build strong teams. The class is designed current managers, emerging staff members, Leaders, and managers. Elements and techniques designed to assist existing and up-coming managers, supervisors, and lead people in communicating with staff to build strong teams.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29429

 
Advanced Energy Storage Systems* (this is not an entry level class) 10-11-2 …
Advanced Energy Storage Systems* (this is not an entry level class) 10-11-2 …
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Tuesday Oct 11, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

:  Get the latest on new chemistries and technologies in the energy storage arena. The class will cover residential and commercial safety requirements in the latest versions of the NEC, IBC, IRC, IFC, and NFPA855. Items that should be reviewed in permitting, including UL9540a reports, Emergency Response Plans, and other permit documents will be discussed. Discussion of incidents at energy storage facilities will include reviewing root causes and possible modifications that would have prevented the incidents.

 
2021 IBC Tenant Improvement Aspects of Assembly, Business & Mercantile* Occ …
2021 IBC Tenant Improvement Aspects of Assembly, Business & Mercantile* Occ …
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

Identifies IBC provisions applicable to the design and construction of tenant space improvements. The discussion addresses the three most common types of uses: business, mercantile and assembly. It emphasizes options available in the code for gaining compliance. Discussion includes occupancy separations and fire areas, type of construction features, fire-resistance-rated construction, interior finish materials, fire protection features, means of egress components and means of egress design.

 
2021 IRC Plumbing* 10-12-22
2021 IRC Plumbing* 10-12-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course will review the requirements of the 2021 IRC plumbing code requirements including drainage, water distribution and venting systems.   

 
Fire Plan Review Workshop* (Day 1) 10-12-22
Fire Plan Review Workshop* (Day 1) 10-12-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This two-day class will provide hands-on plan review of site, building and fire protection systems plans to provide a working understanding of how to conduct fire code plan reviews for new construction as well as an overview of fire sprinkler and alarm system plan review basics. References will be the 2018 IBC, 2018 IFC and the NFPA 13 and 72 standards. The student should bring the 2018 IBC and 2018 IFC. There will be plan review checklists available for the review exercises as well as a variety of plans that will be reviewed electronically. Review emphasis will be on site access, water supply, special hazards, and fire protection systems. The student is encouraged to bring plan examples they may wish to share and discuss during the class on a flash drive.

ICC ceu: 1.4

ICC PPN: Pending


 
So you want to be a Building Official* 10-12-22
So you want to be a Building Official* 10-12-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class will cover the basics of what is required to be a Building Official, including politics, personnel issues, budgeting, image, dealing with the public, professional development, Staffing, dealing with the media, management, ethics and basic legal matters. Class participation will be encouraged.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29437

 
From the Ground Up!* 10-12-22
From the Ground Up!* 10-12-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

A comprehensive study of all phases of residential construction geared toward the Permit Tech. Construction and inspection processes, and terminology will be covered in depth. Attendees will gain knowledge about the construction of a single-family residence-both frame and masonry, be able to identify various construction materials and have a better understanding of the required inspections.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29435

 
The Devil Isn't the only thing in the Details!* 10-12-22
The Devil Isn't the only thing in the Details!* 10-12-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wednesday Oct 12, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course is intended to provide a basic background in lateral load sources combined with vertical load sources in order to reveal some of the inner workings of residential wood-framed structural connections.. The course is recommended for inspectors, plan reviewers and other Building Department personnel. If you have the 2018 IBC and IRC/2019 CBC and CRC, then it would be good to have those books available.

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33404

 
Combination Inspection of Small Commercial Structures* 10-13-22
Combination Inspection of Small Commercial Structures* 10-13-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

Provides new commercial inspectors with basic techniques and an understanding of conducting inspections of small commercial buildings. The discussion will include preparation, presentation and inspections of the building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical portions of a building.

 
Residential Mechanical Including Manual J/S/D* 10-13-22
Residential Mechanical Including Manual J/S/D* 10-13-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

At the completion of this course, students should have the ability to recognize and locate and understand the NEC requirements covering the installation of transformers and separately derived systems

  

Objectives: Students will have a better understanding of:

·         A better understanding of Article 450 of the 2020 NEC.


 
Fire Plan Review Workshop* (Day 2) 10-13-22
Fire Plan Review Workshop* (Day 2) 10-13-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

The scope of this course is to provide students with the ability to verify that the design of the residential fire sprinkler system complies with national standards and model codes, particularly for single-family dwellings. The differences among NPFA 13 Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, NFPA 13D Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes , NFPA 13R and the International Residential Code will be examined. Course topics will include water supply, design, installation, evaluation of hydraulic calculations, IRC prescriptive design worksheet (as applicable) and what to look for in the field during inspections. 

ICC ceu's: 0.7

ICC PPN: 31603


 
NEC 2017/IRC 2018 One- & Two-Family Dwelling Electric Code Review* 10-13-22
NEC 2017/IRC 2018 One- & Two-Family Dwelling Electric Code Review* 10-13-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

Course Description:  The residential electrical code training will be an interactive class discussing code requirements, installations, and jurisdictional inspection responsibilities from a minimum requirement. The class will focus on breaking down code arrangement, useful table, definitions, branch circuits, conductor sizes, receptacle outlets spacing requirements within walls, countertops, services, grounding electrode systems, fault current, fully rated/ series rated, GFCI, AFCI requirements, boxes, luminaries, and open topic discussions. This class is to help the installer, inspector, plan reviewer, engineering technician and or anyone involved within the residential electrical system.

Objectives: Students will have a better understanding of:

·         A better understanding to the 2018 IRC Electrical provisions

·        A better understanding of how to apply the 2018 IRC Electrical provisions

 
Becoming a Building Science Expert, Energy Code Mastery (1/2 Day)* 10-13-22
Becoming a Building Science Expert, Energy Code Mastery (1/2 Day)* 10-13-22
$ 100.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  12:00:PM MST

This class will provide a foundational understanding of the basics of building science, helping you to become more expert in your knowledge of how buildings work "as a system." When finished, you will not only think differently about how to design, build, and inspect homes… but also about your own home!

This class will also provide a user-friendly look at the key elements of the IECC, with short detours into the IRC, so attendees will leave feeling much more confident designing, building, and inspecting to the code's requirements.

ICC ceu: 0.35

ICC PPN: 33405


 
Arizona Builder’s Most Costly Energy Code Failures and What You Can Do Abou …
Arizona Builder’s Most Costly Energy Code Failures and What You Can Do Abou …
$ 100.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  01:00:PM  —  05:00:PM MST

The Department of Energy recently funded a study of residential construction throughout Arizona to evaluate if Arizona Builders are complying with IECC requirements. And, if there are failures, which are costing homebuyers the most. Failures were found in most of the 22 jurisdictions where energy code compliance levels were observed. This workshop explains the results of the study, as well as introduces new energy code training that is being developed to help Building Officials, Builders and Trades Professionals learn how to achieve code compliance every time for those costly failures, as well as why compliance is important for the families who are buying and living in the homes. 

ICC ceu: 0.35

ICC PPN: 33406


 
2018 IRC Fuel Gas* 10-13-22
2018 IRC Fuel Gas* 10-13-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Thursday Oct 13, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class is an overview of the Fuel Gas provisions within the 2018 IRC Chapter 24. Also covered will be IRC Appendix “A” for gas pipe sizing criteria and commentary, including working through a pipe size example. Topics will touch on Chapter 61 of the 2018 IFC for locating propane tanks, and the differences between propane and natural gas installations. 

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29434

Start Time: 8:00am

 
International Property Maintenance Code & Dangerous Bldgs.* 10-14-22
International Property Maintenance Code & Dangerous Bldgs.* 10-14-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This presentation provides an overview of housing and property maintenance inspections as outlined in the International Property Maintenance Code. Defining and identifying specific ways to handle dangerous buildings will be discussed. The seminar will assist code personnel who are seeking a better understanding of how to approach property maintenance inspection, how to conduct a thorough inspection and how to follow through with appropriate enforcement actions.

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICCPPN: 33411

 
ADA Guidelines for New Construction* 10-14-22
ADA Guidelines for New Construction* 10-14-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:PM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class will provide ongoing instruction on utilizing the 2010 ADA Standards in design, plan review and inspection. There will be discussion on the differences between the Federal ADA laws, the Arizona accessibility laws, IBC ANSI, and locally adopted accessibility codes.

ICC CEU: 0.7

Contact hours: 7

ICC PPN: 29431

 
Inspection Skills - Legal Aspects - Conflict Resolution* 10-14-22
Inspection Skills - Legal Aspects - Conflict Resolution* 10-14-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

Success as an inspection professional depends on credibility, consistency and communication. This seminar is designed to prepare students who are entering the inspection field with some useful tools to establish credibility and consistency while building effective relationships. This course also examines the legal aspects of inspection as it relates to property owners, occupants, contractors and construction professionals. Course topics include:

  • Introduction to the legal aspects of code administration
  • Offer useful tools to support effective communication
  • Recognize the importance of consistency in decision making
  • Introduction into Property Rights and laws
  • Understanding of the Inspectors role
  • Developing credibility 

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33410

 
IBC Requirements for Firestopping, Anchors, Related Special Inspections* 10 …
IBC Requirements for Firestopping, Anchors, Related Special Inspections* 10 …
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This course will discuss firestop life safety issues and code requirements. Interior walls and joints systems meeting critical performance criteria and acoustic design. Quality control review of firestop installations and how to evaluate correct or incorrect installations. IBC 2021 & 2024 review of code updates, applications, clarifications, and definitions related to firestopping and Joint Systems. IBC special inspection requirements and how changes have impacted the industry including IFC (International Fire Council) education program. Finally, a quick review of adhesive anchor inspection including a review of ACI and ICC-ES requirements. 

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33409


 
Fire Retardant Treated Wood* 10-14-22
Fire Retardant Treated Wood* 10-14-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This seminar will provide an interactive lecture on FRTW, supported by short videos and historical case studies. Course participants will learn about FRTW’s history, manufacturing, durability, and its performance compared to steel, concrete, and painted/coated wood products. Code applications, including in the wildland-urban interface, and plan review/field compliance strategies will be emphasized.

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33407


 
Wildland Urban Interface & Fire Prevention Techniques in the WUI* 10-14-22
Wildland Urban Interface & Fire Prevention Techniques in the WUI* 10-14-22
$ 200.00 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Friday Oct 14, 2022 @  08:00:AM  —  05:00:PM MST

This class will provide a review of the 2018 ICC WUI code and look at some plans for review activities. There will also be discussion on adoption of the WUI code and programs to engage communities in best defensible space and mitigation practices to protect their property from wildfire. It is recommended that the student bring the 2018 ICC Wildland Urban Interface Code to class. We encourage all to bring examples of WUI issues, jurisdictional practices, and other topics to discuss in the class.

ICC ceu: 0.7

ICC PPN: 33412

 
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