SunCam: Online Continuing Education Classes
This course provides an introduction to the laws and regulations that create, implement, and enforce Indiana's 2014 Building Code. We all freely accept that most buildings in Indiana must comply with the Indiana Building Code. This course explores whywe follow the Indiana Building Code as well as who actually writes it and who has the authority to change it. In an easy to understand style, the course explains the differences between statutes, regulations, and codes, and explores the legal foundation and structure of the Indiana Building Code and answers all of these questions and more. Upon completion of this course, you will understand which two branches of the Indiana state government work together to create the system of statutes and regulations that operates as the 2014 Indiana Building Code.
This course meets the Indiana Board of Engineers requirement for one-hour of Indiana Statutes and Rules training. The course is also accepted for general credit in all states except New York, Ohio and New Mexico.
This course meets the Florida Board of Engineers requirement for one-hour of laws and rules training. The course is also accepted for general credit in all states except New York, Ohio, Minnesota, and New Mexico.
Florida passed a law requiring structural inspection of all older three story or higher condos. This provides important work for Florida PEs. Out of state engineers can also learn from Florida guidelines. Legal Statutes and practical on site investigations are addressed.
Peter J. Tavino Jr. PE is a practicing civil engineer with broad civil, environmental and structural experience. He has been president of his own small firm for 30 plus years.
As mentioned in the course, he was team leader for the World Trade Center structural inspection before it collapsed. Since relocating to Florida, he has PE consulted on building structure projects, with wind mitigation certification, etc. As an experienced trainer of engineers, he is pleased to present this relevant course on Structural Inspections.