Day One

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Fire Door Systems

A Guide to Code Compliance

On Day One, Instructor David Dodge will take an in-depth look at the Building Code as it pertains to the application of Fire Door Systems and Opening Protectives.  Code requirements and design solutions will be presented that include discussion on: Exit Access Separation, Vertical Opening Separation, Occupancy Separation, Area Separation, Corridor Separation, Elevator Separation, and Smoke Compartmentation.  Attendees are encouraged to participate in discussion and Q & A. 

Day Two

Thursday, March 14, 2019

2015 Existing Building Code

For Day Two, Instructor Roger Axel will lead us through the application of the building codes on projects involving Existing Buildings.  This course will examine how to determine which methods of code compliance are to be achieved and to what level building codes shall be applied.  Discussion will include: Prescriptive versus Performance compliance, Repair versus Replacement, Change of Occupancy/Use, Level I, II and III Alterations, Additions, Historic buildings, and Moved buildings.  Participation in discussion and Q & A is encouraged.

Day Three

Friday, March 15, 2019


On Day Three, Roger will delve into the accessibility requirements of the 2015 IBC and ICC A117.1.    Course topics will review: means of egress, accessible routes and entrances, site and building elements, plumbing elements, and special occupancies, as well as dwelling units and recreational facilities.  Extensive uses of topical photographs are included in the presentation to help attendees visualize the code provisions discussed.  Participation in discussion and Q & A is encouraged.

Day One

Course Materials – You will receive a printed copy of each day’s course materials as you sign in each morning.

Daily Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude around 4:30 p.m. depending on course content. 

Continuing Education Credits – 0.7 CEU’s will be awarded for each completed daily session.

Accommodations – When making reservations at the Enzian Inn, please refer to group number 9771 to receive the group rate.  Room costs start at $105.00 and include a full Bavarian style breakfast in the 4th floor atrium. Contact the Enzian Inn at 1-800-223-8511 or  For alternative accommodations check out Leavenworth’s website at

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