PART 1- What Architects Need to Know for 2018 T24 and New Green Codes Possible Legal Cases

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Part 1- Issues and Challenges of the Current Code

There are quite a number of challenges in the existing codes: glazing issues, minor architectural changes that will trigger major electrical work, lack of uniformity among plan checking, lack of training by installers, inspectors, and even architects. This session will review challenges with the current code including 2017 changes; and unravel headaches for the owners, architects, inspectors, and installers. Part 1 is a precursor to Part 2 a review of the 2018 changes to the codes.

Learning Objectives:

1.Identify current Green Code and Title-24 code issues
2.Review how 2017 changes impacted design
3.Identify the coordination issues with all other disciplines from the 2017 changes
4.Discuss what are the headaches, cost impacts, uniformity, and consistency in plan check and inspections due to the 2017 code changes

Presenter: Dr. Saum K. Nour
Absolute Consulting Engineers

Date: December 5, 2017

Time: 5:45 PM check-in

Presentation: 6:00 8:30PM

Learning Units: 2.5 HSW Units

Location:
Absolute Consulting Engineers
3839 Birch St, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Cost:
$20 Members
$40 Non-Members (plus service fee)

**Dinner will be provided

Dr. Saum K. Nour is licensed a Professional Engineer in Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical and practices in near 30 States. Fellow American Society of Plumbing Engineers, active in code participation, writing articles, and co-founder of Greenerade.com and blogs at Saums Blog. Dr. Nour is a frequent lecturer at USC School of Architecture ARE sessions as well as ADA. He was the founder of the Absolute Consulting Engineers in Newport Beach 28 years ago.

 

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