2015 IRC "What has changed and How Will it Affect Me?"

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This four-hour course will focus on the major changes to the 2015 Residential Code for New York State, which will impact the designing and construction of residential construction.

The new Codes became mandatory effective October 3, 2016.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the major changes between the 2009* and the 2015 Residential Code
  2. Create an awareness of changes that will have a significant impact on residential construction.
  3. Address the changes in both the IRC and Energy Code.

Some of the major changes to be presented:

  1. Emergency escape required for all habitable basements and attics.
  2. ALL floor assemblies to be fire resistant rated (including basements).  Exceptions apply, that include using 2x10's or 12's.
  3. Mandatory Blower Door Testing to achieve 3 ACH50
  4. New design values for SYP, Douglas-fir, and others.
  5. Several New Deck requirements
  6. Whole-house mechanical ventilation now required.

* NYS code presently is based on the 2009 ICC codes with several NYS exceptions, = 6 years of new/mod codes and the removal of many of the exceptions.



July 17th, 2017 1:00 PM   through   5:00 PM
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Nevaldine Center - Room NS111
Canton, NY 13617
United States
Phone: 5184652492  ext. 110
Member Rate (Local HBA/NAHB) $ 45.00
Non-Member Rate $ 95.00

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