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News | October 3, 2019

Complying with Fire and Building Codes

Presented by Justin Biller, P.E., MCP, CFPS, CLSS-HC

Fire Protection and Life Safety Design


Applicable codes
• International Fire Code
• National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes • Georgia building codes
• Local ordinances

Scope and purpose of codes and ordinances
Special occupancies: health care facilities and others

Occupancy Classifications

General requirements and criteria
• Change of use and /or change of occupancy • Hazard classifications

Life safety issues
Design specifications and scenarios Evaluation and documentation

Means of Egress

Exit access, discharge and other components • Impediments to egress

Calculating and determining occupant loads • Gross vs. net

Arrangement of exits Equivalency discussion Case studies

Fire Protection Features and Equipment

Walls, signage
Fire detection, alarm and communication systems Sprinkler systems

Seminar Information

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to Georgia professional engineers and 6.5 Public Protection PDUs to Georgia architects. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Georgia.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 6.5 LU|HSW (Provider
No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/ CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES information under this course listing.

Architects and engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in many cases. Refer to specific state continuing education rules to determine eligibility.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Fire.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates
will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Embassy Suites – Galleria

2815 Akers Mill Road SE Atlanta, GA 30339 (770) 984-9300

$289 for individual registration
$269 for three or more registrations.
Included with your registration: Complimentary continental breakfast and printed seminar manual.

Receive a reduced tuition rate of $101 by registering to be our on-site coordinator for the day. For availability and job description, please visit www.halfmoonseminars.org.

How to Register

• Visit us online at www.halfmoonseminars.org
• Mail-in or fax the attached form to 715-835-6066 • Call customer service at 715-835-5900

Cancellations: Cancel at least 48 hours before the start of the seminar, and receive a full tuition refund, minus a $39 service charge for each registrant. Cancellations within 48 hours will receive a credit toward another seminar or the self-study package. You may also send another person to take your place

Call Now to Get Started!

We offer fire safety services in Virginia & North Carolina.

(540) 650–3745

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