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2024 AZBO Spring Education Institute
2024 AZBO Spring Education Institute
Mon, April 29, 2024 @ 08:00 AM — Thu, May 02, 2024 @ 04:00 PM (MST)
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THIS EVENT IS 100% FREE!

Experience high quality, relevant instruction with expert instructors!

Deepen your professional knowledge!

Network with colleagues from across the state!


Join us as we strive to

BUILD A SAFER ARIZONA!


ARIZONA BUIDLING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION (AZBO)

BRINGS TO YOU THE

2024 SPRING EDUCATION INSTITUTE

APRIL 29- MAY 02, 2024

Prescott Resort and Conference Center

1500 State Route 69

Prescott, AZ 86301


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Prescott Resort
1500 AZ-69, Prescott, AZ 86301
Prescott, AZ  USA
Summary Agenda
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Monday, April 29
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
29427 Residential Plan Review 2018
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
29428 The Complete Permit Tech (*Day 1 of 2)
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
29445 Soares Grounding/ Bonding (*Read description re: materials needed)
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
29840 Building Science for Building Officials 2021 IECC Residential
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
40263 IBC Accessibility - Non-Residential
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
40264 Firestop Construction Installations & Inspection Requirements
 
Tuesday, April 30
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
29428 The Complete Permit Tech (*Day 2 of 2)
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
35417 Residential Mechanical/Plumbing
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
35418 Residential Combination Inspections (*Day 1 of 2)
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
37593 Inspecting Fire Protection Systems in New Construction
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
37630 IBC Fire-Resistant-Rated Construction & Fire Protection
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
40265 NEC Ground Up Electrical (*Day 1 of 2)
 
Wednesday, May 01
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2499 From the Ground Up!
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
33412 Wildland Urban Interface Code and Fire Prevention Techniques in the WUI
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
35412 IBC Multi-Family Construction
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
35418 Residential Combination Inspections (**Day 2 of 2)
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
40265 NEC Ground Up Electrical (**Day 2 of 2)
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
9759 IECC Commercial Real World Applications
  4:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday Night Dinner @ Gurley Street Grill and Walking Tour Downtown Prescott!
 
Thursday, May 02
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
31599 PV Multi-system Review and Inspection
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
31600 Residential Electrical
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
37591 Customer Service
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
37592 Special Occupancies and Operations of the IFC: Plan Review Considerations
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
40262 Beginning Commercial Building Inspections
  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
40266 Understanding ASHRAE 90.1
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Monday Classes
40263 IBC Accessibility - Non-Residential
40263 IBC Accessibility - Non-Residential
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Monday Apr 29, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

IBC provides basic concepts of disabled accessible design and construction using the International Building Code and ICC A117.1 as it relates to non-residential structures. The first portion of the class will discuss WHEN accessible features are required by the IBC. The remainder of the class will be devoted to HOW a building and its site is made accessible by the A117.1 Standard. This class is intended for the code user who is either new to accessible design or is in need of a refresher on the ever-changing requirements. Application of accessibility requirements for existing buildings will be discussed.

 
29427 Residential Plan Review 2018
29427 Residential Plan Review 2018
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Monday Apr 29, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

Participants will receive instruction for the review of typical residential plans in order to identify compliance with the key requirements of the International Residential Code. This will include provision of a set of drawings and various exercises. A plan review checklist will also be provided. The class will cover all aspects of residential plan review, including life safety, structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems.

 
40264 Firestop Construction Installations & Inspection Requirements
40264 Firestop Construction Installations & Inspection Requirements
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Monday Apr 29, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

Participants will work to enhance knowledge related to the proper assemblies and what allowances are acceptable using the UL guide information related to fire resistance. Attendees will use review common field application practices via photos and mock up assemblies to further their knowledge of installation, inspection and maintenance of fire-resistant construction assemblies and the tested assemblies used to seal breaches in construction. All of this will provide an understanding of the basic inspection of firestopping will help code officials when they are witnessing these tests in the field.



 
29445 Soares Grounding/ Bonding (*Read description re: materials needed)
29445 Soares Grounding/ Bonding (*Read description re: materials needed)
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Monday Apr 29, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

Grounding and Bonding encompasses some of the most important and yet least understood elements of the Code. This seminar will focus on understanding how these elements join together to provide a safe environment in which electricity can be used. Class will be based upon the 2020 NEC.


IMPORTANT NOTE:

The course material is a copyrighted product. Students are able to purchase the material at several locations. The class will be based on the IAEI Sores Grounding and Bonding book. Here is a link where it can be purchased: 

https://shop.iccsafe.org/soares-book-on-grounding-and-bonding-14th-edition.html

Also, IAEI offers a book and PDF version, the PDF version is currently available for only $10:  https://www.iaei.org/store/ListProducts.aspx?catid=785671&p=0


 
29428 The Complete Permit Tech (*Day 1 of 2)
29428 The Complete Permit Tech (*Day 1 of 2)
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Monday Apr 29, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

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.


Students: Please bring a calculator, highlighter, 2018 or 2021 International Building Code, 2018 or 2021 International Zoning Code, Legal Aspects of Code Administration and Basic Code Enforcement.



 
29840 Building Science for Building Officials 2021 IECC Residential
29840 Building Science for Building Officials 2021 IECC Residential
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Monday Apr 29, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

Becoming a Building Science Expert

See: https://www.learningedgellc.com/classes#buildingscience

AND

Energy Code Mastery (IECC 2021)

See: https://www.learningedgellc.com/classes#IECC

*Sponsored by Arizona Public Service & Salt River Project


 
 
Tuesday Classes
37630 IBC Fire-Resistant-Rated Construction & Fire Protection
37630 IBC Fire-Resistant-Rated Construction & Fire Protection
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Tuesday Apr 30, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

2021 IBC Focuses on those elements of buildings that are required to be fire-resistance-rated due to other provision of the code. Based on the International Building Code® (IBC®), provision applicable to all of the occupancies and construction types will be addressed. The seminar is applicable to all aspects of the regulatory/design/construction community, including building officials, fire officials, plans examiners, inspectors, design professionals and contractors. Major topics include: Required fire-resistance-rated construction in the IBC, Resources to Verify Fire-resistance-rated Construction, Fire walls, Fire Barriers and Fire Partitions, Horizontal Assemblies, Shaft Enclosures, Fire Doors and Fire Windows, Penetrations and Joints, Fire Dampers and Smoke Dampers, Fire-blocking and Draft-stopping.




 
35418 Residential Combination Inspections (*Day 1 of 2)
35418 Residential Combination Inspections (*Day 1 of 2)
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Tuesday Apr 30, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

This course will cover performing residential new home inspections from beginning to issuance of CofO. Major topics will include: • Underground plumbing (drain, waste, vent and sewer) • Foundation system inspections • Wood construction framing inspections (strap, shear & brace) • Rough inspections, all components, • Gypsum (shear nail, attachment) • Final inspections As a bonus, the course will also include tactics and ideas to help increasing your chance of success passing certifications tests. Attendees should bring the 2021 International Residential Code

 
37593 Inspecting Fire Protection Systems in New Construction
37593 Inspecting Fire Protection Systems in New Construction
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Tuesday Apr 30, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

Learn the inspection procedures for fire sprinkler systems most commonly seen in new construction, kitchen hood suppression systems and fire alarm systems. There will be an introduction to some special systems as well.

 
40265 NEC Ground Up Electrical (*Day 1 of 2)
40265 NEC Ground Up Electrical (*Day 1 of 2)
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Tuesday Apr 30, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

The 2020 NEC “Ground Up” is a highly interactive two-day class all about attendee participation. Bring your 2020 NEC as you will use it. You will be looking up code sections throughout our time together and giving feedback through ongoing open electrical code discussion. This workshop/class is built to establish the requirements for commercial/multi-family construction electrical installations through NEC code compliance. We will start with underground installations and work through rough walls, above ceiling, rooftop, and electrical distribution. Please make sure you have the 2020 NEC or newer for the class, because this is what code we will be using.

 
29428 The Complete Permit Tech (*Day 2 of 2)
29428 The Complete Permit Tech (*Day 2 of 2)
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Tuesday Apr 30, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

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.


Students: Please bring a calculator, highlighter, 2018 or 2021 International Building Code, 2018 or 2021 International Zoning Code, Legal Aspects of Code Administration and Basic Code Enforcement.


 
35417 Residential Mechanical/Plumbing
35417 Residential Mechanical/Plumbing
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Tuesday Apr 30, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

The primary objective of the morning session is to increase the knowledge of Inspectors and Plan reviewers as it relates to growing applications of Hybrid (Zoned) HVAC systems within residential dwellings and other important aspects of the 2018 International Residential Code. The primary objective of the afternoon session is to increase your knowledge as it relates to Residential Plumbing Systems, General Regulations, Inspections, and other important aspects of the Plumbing Code under the 2018 International Residential Code.

 
 
Wednesday Classes
35412 IBC Multi-Family Construction
35412 IBC Multi-Family Construction
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Wednesday May 01, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class Description:

Overview of the requirements for multi- family dwellings in the International Building Code. Type V-A construction may be the most difficult type of construction to build a structure by. This seminar discusses the design, construction and inspection of Group R-2 occupancies including, building planning, fire-resistive rated construction, fire protection requirements and means of egress requirements.

 
35418 Residential Combination Inspections (**Day 2 of 2)
35418 Residential Combination Inspections (**Day 2 of 2)
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Wednesday May 01, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

This course will cover performing residential new home inspections from beginning (soils) to issuance of CofO. Major topics will include: • Underground plumbing (drain, waste, vent and sewer) • Foundation system inspections • Wood construction framing inspections (strap, shear & brace) • Rough inspections, all components, • Gypsum (shear nail, attachment) • Final inspections As a bonus, the course will also include tactics and ideas to help increasing your chance of success passing certifications tests. Attendees should bring the 2018 International Residential Code

 
33412 Wildland Urban Interface Code and Fire Prevention Techniques in the W …
33412 Wildland Urban Interface Code and Fire Prevention Techniques in the W …
$ 175.00  
Wednesday May 01, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

Wildland Urban Interface Code and fire prevention techniques in the WUI - PPN: 33412 Barbara Rice / Shums Coda - Confirmed 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. We encourage all to bring examples of WUI issues, jurisdictional practices, and other topics to discuss in the class.

 
40265 NEC Ground Up Electrical (**Day 2 of 2)
40265 NEC Ground Up Electrical (**Day 2 of 2)
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Wednesday May 01, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

The 2020 NEC “Ground Up” is a highly interactive two-day class all about attendee participation. Bring your 2020 NEC as you will use it. You will be looking up code sections throughout our time together and giving feedback through ongoing open electrical code discussion. This workshop/class is built to establish the requirements for commercial/multi-family construction electrical installations through NEC code compliance. We will start with underground installations and work through rough walls, above ceiling, rooftop, and electrical distribution.


??Note: Students MUST bring their 2020 NEC code books as the class will involve utilizing them and interacting with them extensively.

 
9759 IECC Commercial Real World Applications
9759 IECC Commercial Real World Applications
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Wednesday May 01, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

Participants will take a walk through the commercial chapters of the IECC by way of pictures, videos and presentations that show not just code language, but real world application of that code language. We’ll answer questions such as: Why is it there? How does it work? How do we begin to understand the different paths of compliance and all of the different requirements found within the code? What are the most important things to know? What requirements yield the highest efficiency impacts? Who is supposed to be enforcing it? Let’s look at how this code works in the real world!

 
2499 From the Ground Up!
2499 From the Ground Up!
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Wednesday May 01, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

A comprehensive study of all phases of residential construction geared toward the Permit Tech. Construction and inspection process, 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.


 
Wednesday Night Dinner @ Gurley Street Grill and Walking Tour Downtown Pres …
Wednesday Night Dinner @ Gurley Street Grill and Walking Tour Downtown Pres …
FREE!  
Prescott Resort
Wednesday May 01, 2024 @  04:30:PM  —  09:00:PM MST

Sponsored by Grand Canyon Chapter!

This adventure incudes a guided walking tour of Historic Downtown Prescott provided by: A Haunting Experience

*Limited to the first 40 registrants. $40 PP  (NOT "FREE")

*A payment link will be sent to dinner-registrants in an email, following the close of spring institute registration! This will allow dinner-registrants to pay with personal credit cards, SEPARATE from payment for institute classes!


Meal choices to be selected from include (This allows us to give the restaraunt a 'Heads up'!):

  • Bacon Cheeseburger
  • Beef Stroganoff
  • Marco Polo Pasta
  • Fish and Chips
  • Cobb Salad

Finally, please also indicate here if you will:

  • Drive yourself, or
  • Ride with the group!

See you soon!

Options
-Drive Self
-Travel with Group
Meal Choices
-Bacon Cheeseburger
-Beef Stroganoff
-Cobb Salad
-Fish & Chips
-Marco Polo Pasta
 
 
Thursday Classes
40262 Beginning Commercial Building Inspections
40262 Beginning Commercial Building Inspections
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Thursday May 02, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

This full day class is designed for residential inspectors that are moving into the area of commercial inspections. The class will briefly discuss the preparation and tools needed to conduct an inspection and the interaction between the inspector and contractor. The majority of the class will focus on the technique and technical aspects of commercial building inspections. Subjects discussed in the class will include foundations, wood framing, light-gauge steel framing, fire-resistive rated construction, means of egress and accessibility.

 
31600 Residential Electrical
31600 Residential Electrical
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Thursday May 02, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

The residential electrical code training will be an interactive class discussing code requirements, installations, and jurisdictional inspection responsibilities from a minimum requirement. This 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, luminaires and open topic discussions.

Note: Students MUST bring their code books as the class will involve utilizing them and interacting with them extensively.

 
37592 Special Occupancies and Operations of the IFC: Plan Review Considerat …
37592 Special Occupancies and Operations of the IFC: Plan Review Considerat …
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Thursday May 02, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

Participants will be able to identify unique plan reviews and special considerations of special occupancies and operations of the International Fire Code, Chapters 20-39. These chapters include high-piled storage, tents and membrane structures, industrial ovens, flammable finishes, combustible dust producing operations, motor-fuel dispensing, repair garages and more.

 
31599 PV Multi-system Review and Inspection
31599 PV Multi-system Review and Inspection
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Thursday May 02, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

This class will provide an overview of critical elements for plan review and inspection of ESS, 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.

 
37591 Customer Service
37591 Customer Service
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Thursday May 02, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

This course will provide skills to bridge the communication gap between building department professionals and the community they serve. You will learn how to establish cohesive teams within your department, provide exceptional client service, and effectively manage difficult situations. Effective communication is vital for personal and organizational success. In public relations, perception is reality. As government professionals, it is crucial to maintain a positive image, uphold ethical standards, and command respect from the public we serve.

Who should attend: Permit Technicians, Inspectors, receptionists, or anyone dealing with the public?



 
40266 Understanding ASHRAE 90.1
40266 Understanding ASHRAE 90.1
$ 175.00  
Prescott Resort
Thursday May 02, 2024 @  08:00:AM  —  04:00:PM MST

Class description:

Participants will come to understand how ASHRAE 90.1 fits into the full picture of energy code enforcement and when a designer or building owner might choose 90.1 over the IECC. We will look at the differences between the code and the standard while we walk through how to effectively use the standard that is gaining a lot of traction in the commercial building design community and is required for all federal buildings.

 
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