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Codes: Existing Building Code and Renovation Challenges

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    Free for BSA members, $10 General admission. Learn more about membership options here.

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    1.5 LU/HSW AIA credits available

8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Advocacy News
Featured speaker:
John Nunnari
, Executive Director of AIA/MA

Each Month John Nunnari provides a brief report on codes and regulatory activities including the status of pending legislation and Building Code / regulatory changes of interest to Owners, Developers, Architects, and Engineers. Topics include the status of Codes by Boards that oversee areas of building construction and coordination of codes (BCCC).

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Presentation
Existing Building Code and Renovation Challenges
Guest Speaker:
Keith Flanders
, PE, Principal Fire Protection Engineer, Code and Fire Engineering Group, Cosentini

Performing work on an existing building often comes with the maze of navigating the existing building code and working with existing elements to suit the design needs. The International Existing Building Code (IEBC) serves as the basis for design when renovating buildings but must also be coupled with the fact the not every building can or will comply with the requirements for new construction. The overall framework and specific details of the IEBC will be covered in this presentation along with how existing building elements can be integrated into the applicable requirements. The different compliance methods of the IEBC will be discussed and focus on how best to apply them.