This 6-hour seminar examines basic concepts of the 2015 International Residential Code® (IRC®). These concepts provide a basis for the correct utilization of the code. A clear understanding of the identified requirements allows the code user to apply the IRC in specific situations and helps to build an understanding of the intent of the code when asked to make a judgment on code compliance. This course will also help the code user to correctly locate code requirements. It will also provide a basis for the correct use and application of the code as well as to begin to develop a procedure for applying them.
The goal of this seminar is to familiarize building officials, fire officials, plans examiners, inspectors, design professionals, contractors, and others in the construction industry with many of the important changes in the 2018 International Residential Code® (IRC®). The major changes from the 2015 IRC to the 2018 IRC will be presented. Participants will discuss the changes, reasons for the changes, and take part in knowledge review activities. Information presented will allow participants to apply these new code requirements to design, plan review, and/or inspection. The seminar uses the publication, Significant Changes to the International Residential Code®, 2018 Edition.
This training is offered in Chicago, IL or by Virtual Training.