2005 IRC Mechanical Fuel Gas Provisions including Combustion Air, Ventilation, Gas Pipe Sizing and other related topics

  • 20 Feb 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 West Oak Street, Zionsville

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2005 Indiana Residential Code - Mechanical Fuel Gas Provisions including Combustion Air, Ventilation, Gas Pipe Sizing and other related topics

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


Date: February 20, 2019

  • Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • Class will start at 9:00 a.m.
  • There will be 1-hour allotted for lunch (lunch will not be provided)
  • Class will conclude at 4:00 p.m.
Location:  Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 West Oak Street, Zionsville

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 has applied for funding through the Statewide Fire and Building Safety Education Fund (675 IAC 12-11).  Please DO NOT pay in advance as an invoice will be sent following the class.



This course consists of six contact hours and earns 0.6 ICC PPN CEU's. 


Course Description:
The details provided will enhance the participants understanding of mechanical terminology, equipment, materials and methods of installation as related to residential construction.


The seminar will concentrate on mechanical and fuel gas provision of the 2005 Indiana Residential Code.  The details provided in the seminar will enhance the participants understanding of mechanical and fuel gas terminology, equipment, materials and methods of installation as it relates to the following Chapter 13 - Appliance Installation; Chapter 17 - Combustion Air; Chapter 24 - Fuel Gas with emphasis on Appliance Location, Combustion, Ventilation and Dilution Air, Installation of Appliances and Equipment, Gas Pipe Sizing, Piping Material; Piping System Installation, Gas Shutoff Valves, Vents, Venting of Equipment, Sizing of Appliance Venting, and Appliance Venting.


This seminar will provide information so that the residential mechanical inspector can perform inspection tasks that are consistent with the requirements of the 2005 Indiana Residential Code.


Course Objectives:

  • Define basic terms related to a mechanical inspection
  • Explain concepts of specific requirements
  • Locate and apply mechanical and fuel gas code provision requirements.
Course Description subject to revision as this is a customized class.



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


Presenter:  Bob Schutz, P.E., P.S., CBO

Robert J. Schutz, P.E., P.S., CBO, has served as an Assistant Architect Administrator at the Ohio Board of Building Standards.  While with the State of Ohio, he has oversight of the new Residential Code of Ohio program, including certification of local residential code departments and personnel.  Previously, Bob served ICC as Manager of Instructors with responsibilities for the selection, oversight and quality of ICC's cadre of staff and contract instructors.  His varied previous experiences include active military service during the 1980's as an Army Corp of Engineers (ACE) officer; building code enforcement for several central Ohio jurisdictions, including ten years as Chief Building Official (CBO) for the City of Powell where he also served as City Engineer and Director of Public Services; and Chief Engineer, for the Ohio Department of Health where he chaired the state's plumbing advisory board, was chief of plumbing and was a voting member on the Ohio Board of Building Standards.  He is experienced in combat construction, facilities engineering and project management as well as having been a plumber, sheet metal worker and brick mason.


Mr. Schutz has a civil engineering degree from Ohio Northern University with post graduate studies at the University of Southern California and The Ohio State University in environmental law, land-use planning and public administration.  He is a registered Professional Engineer and Professional Surveyor, certified Chief Building Official and holds Ohio certifications as Building Official, Plans Examiner and Inspector for Building, Plumbing, Electrical Safety and Residential.  Bob instructs IBC structural and nonstructural seminars, all IRC subjects, mechanical, plumbing and fuel gas codes and administrative topics.




Registration Deadline:

The registration deadline is February 13, 2019.  Registrations received after February 13 will not be guaranteed class materials at the time of class.



Cancellation Policy:
All cancellations must be received in writing no later than February 13, 2019 to avoid penalty.  All late cancellations and no shows will be billed $50.  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.


Attendance Notice Regarding Certificates/Funding: 

Indiana Association of Building Officials is committed to complying with the requirements of the Division of Fire and Building Safety, as they administer the education fund.

 

As Indiana Association of Building Officials submits the request for funding on behalf of the membership, IABO will not submit an attendee’s name who does NOT attend the entire class; failure to attend the entire class renders that attendee ineligible for funding.

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