Show navigation

Available in:

Online Manual

Building Codes

Don't just guess - know that your project is code-compliant. Avoid having to rebuild your building - and prevent mistakes and fines before they happen. Purchase these reference materials and find out how building code compliance at the front end will save you from headaches, charges and costly project delays throughout the building process. Purchase these reference materials today and learn to simplify building code issues and help you stay out of sticky complications - like permitting roadblocks, failed inspections and costly renovations. Make sure every project decision you make is up to code … order now! Benefits for You •Convert building codes and theories into solid, workable plans for success •Expand your radar to account for building code issues in litigation •Always be prepared by knowing exactly how codes are enforced •Increase the buyer's confidence and decrease your liability Learning Objectives •You will be able to review the International Energy Code Requirements in Tennessee. •You will be able to discuss evolution of the building code in Tennessee. •You will be able to identify permits, inspections, and use and occupancy issues. •You will be able to describe seismic building codes in the Central U.S.
Purchase Options

More Program Information

Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

The International Energy Code Requirements in Tennessee
(Break 10:30 am – 10:45 am)
— Dwayne Hicks, CBO, MCP
  • The State Law Requiring Compliance
  • Requirements for Commercial and Residential Construction
  • Significant Code Changes for the 2012 Edition of the IECC
  • How to Ensure Compliance With the Code
Evolution of the Building Code in Tennessee
— Jean Dyer Harrison
TCA 68-120-101 et seq – What the Law Says About Building in Tennessee
The Authority of Codes Officials – The Code and Local Ordinance
The Limits of Power for the Codes Official
Permits, Inspections, and Use and Occupancy Issues
— Jean Dyer Harrison
Construction Defect Claims and the Building Code
The Building Code and Liability for Failure to Comply
Case Law Applicable to the Building Code
Builder's Warranties and the Building Code
Seismic Building Codes in the Central U.S.
(Break 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm)
— Richard W. Howe, PE
  • Evolution and Enforcement
  • Recent Developments in Seismology and Seismic Engineering
  • Principal Applications of Interest: Buildings – Structure and Nonstructure, Infrastructure and Other
  • Contemporary Seismic Codes/Standards and Their Adoption in the Central U.S.
Purchase Options

More Program Information

Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Credits

Online Manual

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Purchase Options

More Program Information

Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Jean Dyer Harrison

Harrison Law Group, P.C.

  • Founder of Harrison Law Group, P.C.
  • Practices in construction, property tax, land use, septic regulation, utility and administrative/governmental law
  • Former attorney for local governments with a practice emphasis in codes enforcement, utility regulation and property tax
  • Member of numerous professional and civic organizations
  • J.D. degree, Vanderbilt Law School; B.A. degree, with highest distinction, University of Kansas
  • Can be contacted at 615-322-9191 or [email protected]

Dwayne Hicks, CBO, MCP

City of Mt. Juliet Building Division

  • Chief building/fire code official with the city of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
  • Former State of Tennessee Fire Marshal
  • Former State of Tennessee Director of Manufactured Housing
  • Instructor with the State of Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy
  • Certified energy code specialist with the International Codes Council
  • Certified master code professional
  • Can be contacted at 615-773-6225 or [email protected]

Richard W. Howe, PE

Richard W. Howe, PE

  • Structural/seismic risk consultant with more than 30 years of nation-wide building design practice and experience in seismic codes and their enforcement
  • Structural engineer of record for AutoZone Corporate Headquarters (first seismically based-isolated building in Central and Eastern U.S.) and Seismic Retrofit of National Civil Rights Museum
  • Provided facility-wide seismic risk assessments and risk mitigation studies for the new Dallas Cowboys stadium, Memphis International Airport, Memphis Light Gas and Water, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and International Paper Company’s Memphis Corporate Headquarters
  • Active participant, consultant and presenter in seismic hazard and code developments relative to new and existing buildings
  • M.S.C.E., B.S.C.E. and B.S. degrees, University of Memphis
  • Can be contacted at 901-488-9951 or [email protected]
Purchase Options

More Program Information

Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

All of your training, right here at Lorman.

Pay once and get a full year of unlimited training in any format, any time!

  • Live Webinars
  • OnDemand Webinars
  • MP3 Downloads
  • Course Manuals
  • Audio Recordings*
  • Executive Reports
  • White Papers and Articles
  • Sponsored Live Webinars

Additional benefits include:

  • State Specific Credit Tracker
  • Members Only Newsletter
  • All-Access Pass Course Concierge

* For audio recordings you only pay shipping

Questions? Call 877-296-2169 to speak with a real person.

Sign Up Today
With This Course

Access to all training products for one year
$699/year

Unlimited Lorman Training

With the All-Access Pass there is no guessing what you will need for your yearly training budget. $699 will cover all of your training needs for an entire year!

Easy Registrations

Once you purchase your All-Access Pass you will never be any further than one-click away from attending any Lorman training course.

Invest in Yourself

You haven't gotten to where you are professionally by luck alone; it's taken a lot of hard work and training. Invest in yourself with the All-Access Pass.

Product ID: 380557
Published 2012
Purchase Options

Available in Multiple Formats

Purchase this course and learn on your schedule!