Indiana Association of
Building Officials


Upcoming events

    • 22 Jun 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Brownsburg Town Hall, Eaton Hall, 61 N. Green St., Brownsburg, IN 46112
    2014 InBC Care Facilities Provisions

    A training seminar sponsored by the Indiana Association of Building Officials, Inc. a chapter of the International Code Council, Inc.


    Indiana Association of Building Officials will host a seminar on June 22, 2017 to present and discuss 2014 InBC Care Facilities Provisions


    Date:  June 22, 2017

    • Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.
    • Class will start at 9:00 a.m.
    • There will be 1 hour for lunch
    • Class will conclude at 4:00 p.m.

    Cost:

    Member $100, this fee will cover the instructor and materials

    Non-member:  $125, this fee will cover the instructor and materials

    Lunch will not be provided



    The Course is worth .6 CEUs/6 contact hours.


    Course Description:
    This seminar will address provisions in the 2012 International Building Code and referenced standards relating to the design and construction of care facilities such as medical care, custodial care, ambulatory care and day care facilities.  It will focus on the specific decision making needed to apply the provisions appropriately by highlighting the differences between the various types of care activities.  The seminar will include a discussion on how the length of stay, number of care recipients, degree of care and capability/incapability of self-preservation all relate to the occupancy classification and resultant code requirements.  Smoke compartments, dwelling and sleeping unit separations, incidental use separations and other special conditions provisions are also addressed.  Unique provisions will be highlighted in the areas of accessibility, type of construction, fire protection, means of egress and interior finishes.  During this seminar, participants will listen to lecture, discuss examples and participate in activities that pertain to applying sections of this IBC to care facilities.


    Course Objectives:
    Upon completion, participants will be better able to:
    • Determine the appropriate occupancy classification based on the attributes of the respective care facility.
    • Explain the three different levels of care facilities addressed by the IBC.
    • Describe the significant special provisions for the various levels of medical care facilities.
    • Explain the different fire protection features required in each type of care facility.
    • Identify the special provisions that show how care facilities are regulated differently from other types of uses, including egress, accessibility, allowable areas and other aspects.


    After registration is successfully submitted a confirmation email will be sent to the email address entered during registration.


    Presenter: 
    Coming soon


    Registration Deadline:

    The registration deadline is June 15, 2017.  Registrations received after June 15 will not be guaranteed class materials at the time of class.


    Cancellation Policy:
    All cancellations must be received in writing no later than June 15, 2017 to avoid penalty.  All late cancellations and no shows will be billed $10.  Faxed cancellations must be verified they were received.  It is the responsibility of the registrant to make the verification.  Emergencies will be dealt with on an individual basis.

    • 27 Jul 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Brownsburg Town Hall, Eaton Hall, 61 N. Green St., Brownsburg, IN 46112
    Transitioning from 2003 IRC to 2015 IRC

    A training seminar sponsored by the Indiana Association of Building Officials, Inc. a chapter of the International Code Council, Inc.


    Indiana Association of Building Officials will host a seminar on July 27, 2017 to present and discuss Transitioning from 2003 IRC to 2015 IRC


    Date:  July 27, 2017

    • Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.
    • Class will start at 9:00 a.m.
    • There will be 1 hour for lunch
    • Class will conclude at 4:00 p.m.

    Cost:

    Member $100*, this fee will cover the instructor and materials

    Non-member:  $125*, this fee will cover the instructor and materials

    Lunch will not be provided


    *IABO is applying for a grant for this class.  Please do not pay in advance.  Invoices will be mailed after the class.



    The Course is worth .6 CEUs/6 contact hours.


    Class Description:
    This seminar will assist participants in implementing the transition from the 2003 IRC to the 2015 IRC. It will include relevant changes.  This interactive training will focus on the key changes presented in the participant material.  Knowledge review questions will provide opportunity for participants to discuss and consider the changes.  During this training, participants will be listening to lecture and engaging in class discussion and exercises.  **DO NOT purchase any code book.**


    Course Objectives:
    Upon completion, participants will be better able to:
    • Identify the key differences between the 2003 IRC, 2012 IRC, and the 2015 IRC.
    • Explain the differences between the current and previous editions.
    • Apply the code requirements for design, plan review and inspection.


    After registration is successfully submitted a confirmation email will be sent to the email address entered during registration.


    Presenter: 
    Coming soon


    Registration Deadline:

    The registration deadline is July 20, 2017.  Registrations received after July 20 will not be guaranteed class materials at the time of class.


    Cancellation Policy:
    All cancellations must be received in writing no later than July 20, 2017 to avoid penalty.  All late cancellations and no shows will be billed $10.  Faxed cancellations must be verified they were received.  It is the responsibility of the registrant to make the verification.  Emergencies will be dealt with on an individual basis.

    • 24 Aug 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Brownsburg Town Hall, Eaton Hall, 61 N. Green St., Brownsburg, IN 46112
    Introduction to Sprinklers, Pumps and Standpipes

    A training seminar sponsored by the Indiana Association of Building Officials, Inc. a chapter of the International Code Council, Inc.


    Indiana Association of Building Officials will host a seminar on August 24, 2017 to present and discuss Introduction to Sprinklers, Pumps and Standpipes


    Date:  August 24, 2017

    • Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.
    • Class will start at 9:00 a.m.
    • There will be 1 hour for lunch
    • Class will conclude at 4:00 p.m.

    Cost*:

    Member $100, this fee will cover the instructor and materials

    Non-member:  $125, this fee will cover the instructor and materials

    Lunch will not be provided


    *IABO is applying for a grant for this class.  Please do not pay in advance.  Invoices will be mailed after the class.



    The Course is worth .6 CEUs/6 contact hours.


    Course Description:
    Knowing the various types of fire protection systems that go into a building is the key to understanding their role in protecting property and lives.  This program will take the participant through the various components of sprinkler systems, fire pumps and standpipes and discuss how the systems work individually and collectively to provide protection from fire in buildings.  Starting with a bit of history on these systems the seminar covers the type of systems, types of sprinklers, pump types and components, terms and basic definitions used in NFPA 13, 14 and 20.


    Course Objectives:
    At the conclusion of this seminar, the participant will be able to:

    - Identify the components of fire sprinkler systems
    - Identify the components of fire pumps and drivers
    - Identify the components of a standpipe system
    - Discuss how these three systems interact to provide water-based fire protection within a building
    - Discuss the importance of inspection, testing and maintenance



    After registration is successfully submitted a confirmation email will be sent to the email address entered during registration.


    Presenter:  Ron Ritchey
    Ron Ritchey began his career with the National Fire Sprinkler Association after retiring from the Lafayette Indiana Fire Department with 23 years of service, sixteen of those years as Assistant Chief of the Fire Prevention Bureau.  He is now responsible for oversight of membership services for the five state region in the Great Lakes area and travels throughout the United States conducting training programs to improve the understanding and implementation of the codes and standards relating to water-based fire protection systems.


    Mr.Ritchey holds numerous state and national certifications, and his education includes earning an Associate's Degree in Public Safety and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management.  He has developed and presented many training seminars for code officials, code consultants, building owners, and design professionals throughout the country and has served as Co-Chairman for the Fire Inspectors Association of Indiana's (FIAI) Building and Fire Code Committees.


    Ron is a member of the National Fire Protection Association, the International Code Council, numerous fire chief and fire inspector associations, and is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist and Instructor.


    Mr. Ritchey has received a number of awards and recognitions from both state and local organizations and has served on and chaired various technical code committees representing the fire service.


    Registration Deadline:

    The registration deadline is August 17, 2017.  Registrations received after August 17 will not be guaranteed class materials at the time of class.


    Cancellation Policy:
    All cancellations must be received in writing no later than August 17, 2017 to avoid penalty.  All late cancellations and no shows will be billed $10.  Faxed cancellations must be verified they were received.  It is the responsibility of the registrant to make the verification.  Emergencies will be dealt with on an individual basis.

Address: 4000 W. 106th Street, Suite 125-234, Carmel, IN  46032

Phone: (317) 824-0940

Email: Director@IABO.com

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