2015 International Residential Code (IRC) Essentials

This 6-hour seminar examines basic concepts of the 2015 International Residential Code® (IRC®). These concepts provide a basis for the correct utilization of the code. A clear understanding of the identified requirements allows the code user to apply the IRC in specific situations and helps to build an understanding of the intent of the code when asked to make a judgment on code compliance. This course will also help the code user to correctly locate code requirements. It will also provide a basis for the correct use and application of the code as well as to begin to develop a procedure for applying them.
This course earns 6 AIA-HSW LUs.

  • Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:
  • Explain the fundamental provisions of the 2015 IRC.
  • Locate general topics and applicable tables in the 2015 IRC.
  • Define terms essential for correct code interpretation.
  • Identify the code that relates to the design, construction or inspection of residential building.

8:00 registration and chapter elections
8:30 start
10:30 10 min break
12:00 catered lunch
1:00 re-convene. Results from voting.
2:15 10 min break
3:30  finish
Richard C. Truitt Sr. is Deputy Code Director for Harford (Md.) County. He administers programs for issuing, maintaining and controlling of licenses and permits required by the county. He has served Harford County since 1994 as a Plans Reviewer and also as the Chief Building Inspector. He is an Executive Board Member of the Code Council's Region 7. He has been a member of the Maryland Building Officials Association since 1989, including serving as President. The Governor of Maryland appointed him to the Maryland Rehabilitation Code Council and the Maryland Green Building Council.
$65 per person includes the full day of training, 6 CE credits, continental breakfast, lunch, and a 1-year membership in the ICC Building Safety Association of Vermont!
To register, visit:   http://www.buildsafevt.org/NewsBriefs/newspringbsa-vttraining 
If you are not able to use your credit card or PayPal online, or if you have any questions, please email Robert Dabrowski at robert.dabrowski@vermont.gov .