||2012 IBC Building Classification
|Objectives||Upon completion, participants will be better able to:
- Identify and describe the 26 specific occupancy groups established in the 2012 IBC.
- Identify the characteristics of the nine types of construction set forth in the 2012 IBC.
- Determine the allowable height and area of a building based upon its occupancy classification, type of construction and special features.
- Apply the special provisions applicable to mixed-occupancy and unlimited area buildings.
|Description||This seminar addresses the key issues of the 2012 International Building Code® (IBC®) regarding the proper classification of buildings. The process for correctly evaluating a building for code compliance relies on a systematic approach to the determination of occupancy classification and construction type.
Everything starts with the correct building classification! Participants will gain a clear understanding of the classification process provides the groundwork for the proper application of many other important code provisions.|