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2021 IEBC - Part 2 - The Work Area and Performance Paths

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This two-part course will cover, in detail, the structural requirements of the 2021 IEBC. Changes that have been made from the 2018 IEBC will be highlighted. Part 2 will focus on the "Work Area" and "Performance" paths of compliance. Examples will be provided for each. The last portion of the class will include example projects that will be looked at from a prescriptive, work area, and performance approach so that attendees will have a good feel for the limitations and benefits of each method.

  • Course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education
  • This course is Diamond Review approved in 49 states. New York does not accept hours from recordings.


  • Chris Kimball, P.E., S.E.

    Mr. Kimball is a licensed structural engineer and an ICC Master Code Professional. He is also certified by ICC as a building official, fire code official, combination plans examiner, and combination building inspector. He received his Master’s degree with an emphasis in structural engineering and currently serves as the Vice President of West Coast Code Consultants, Inc. He has performed plan reviews for thousands of projects throughout the United States and is an ICC approved instructor. He is the author of the 2018 International Existing Building Code Handbook and has co-authored the 2018 and 2021 International Building Code Illustrated handbooks along with the 2021 International Existing Building Code Commentary. Mr. Kimball has provided code training classes to building official, design professional and contractor organizations throughout the United States.

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July 6, 2023
Thu 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 30M

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