2012 IBC Building Classification

Course Title 2012 IBC Building Classification
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryStandard
ObjectivesUpon completion, participants will be better able to:
  1. Identify and describe the 26 specific occupancy groups established in the 2012 IBC.
  2. Identify the characteristics of the nine types of construction set forth in the 2012 IBC.
  3. Determine the allowable height and area of a building based upon its occupancy classification, type of construction and special features.
  4. Apply the special provisions applicable to mixed-occupancy and unlimited area buildings.
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DescriptionThis 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.

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