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    Seminar #1:  Fire Protection Principles Underlying the Requirements of the Alberta Building Code (ABC) (0.3 IDCEC CEUs)

    This is an introductory level course intended to provide participants with a basic understanding to Part 3 of the Alberta Building Code (ABC) and the principles which underlie Part 3 fire protection and life safety requirements.

    This course is appropriate for individuals who have had little or no exposure to the Alberta Building Code, or for those who wish to improve their comfort level with understanding the code.

    Topics to be explained and discussed include: Layout and outline of the subject matter addressed in the ABC identifying Divisions, Parts and Sections; Reasons why the ABC governs the design and construction of buildings; Major Occupancy Classifications; Fire Resistance Ratings; Fire Protection Ratings; Fire Separations; Closures in Fire Separations; Occupant Load Determinations; Exit Capacity determinations; Travel Distance and Flame Spread Ratings of Interior Finishes.

    Note: Attendees to bring their own personal copy of the 2006 ABC Building Code, highlighters and post it notes are also recommended.

    Les Muniak
    Sereca Larden Muniak Inc. are specialists in building code and fire protection consulting and,  Les Muniak, has been ARIDO's building code consultant for more than 10 years. Sereca Larden Muniak Inc. specializes in the development and presentation of building code related seminars and courses. Les has acted as a consultant in building code and fire protection for hundreds of projects and a wide variety of clients. Many of these projects required the development of innovative fire protection and Code compliance approaches for building rehabilitation and new construction.

    Mr. Muniak has served on Ontario and National Building Code committees developing provisions for fire safety in the renovation of existing buildings. He has had extensive experience in the application of building codes, fire safety principles and innovative design approaches. He has also developed fire analysis computer techniques, conducted fire investigations, acted as consultant for legal counsel and developed and presented Building Code training courses.

    Seminar #2: Understanding and Applying the Part 3 Requirements of the Alberta Building Code (ABC) to Building Designs (0.3 IDCEC CEUs)

    This is an intermediate level course which assumes participants have a reasonable familiarity with the layout and requirements of the ABC. This course will build on a basic understanding of the Alberta Building Code.

    Topics to be explained and discussed include: Mezzanine and interconnected floor spaces; stairwells within multifloor single tenant space, single tenant floors as it relates to public exiting and elevator lobbies, Multiple Tenant floor design; Public Corridor Design including Design of Means of egress; Egress from Suites; Egress from Mezzanines, Processes and Uses of Floor Areas; Protection of Areas with a Barrier Free Path of Travel and Required Protection for Sensitive Occupancies. Vertical and Horizontal Compartmentalization of a Building and its Floor Areas.

    Note: Attendees to bring their own personal copy of the 2006 ABC Building Code, highlighters and post it notes are also recommended.

    Les Muniak
    Sereca Larden Muniak  Inc. are specialists in building code and fire protection consulting and, Les Muniak,  has been ARIDO's building code consultant for more than 10 years. Sereca Larden Muniak Inc. specialize in the development and presentation of building code related seminars and courses. Les has acted as a consultant in building code and fire protection for hundreds of projects and a wide variety of clients. Many of these projects required the development of innovative fire protection and Code compliance approaches for building rehabilitation and new construction.

    Mr. Muniak has served on Ontario and National Building Code committees developing provisions for fire safety in the renovation of existing buildings. He has had extensive experience in the application of building codes, fire safety principles and innovative design approaches. He has also developed fire analysis computer techniques, conducted fire investigations, acted as consultant for legal counsel and developed and presented Building Code training courses.



    LocationMcCrums Office Furnishings, 5310 - 1 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0C8 (Map)
    Date & Time

    Agenda:

    8:30 to 9 a.m.: Registration and Continental breakfast
    9 a.m. to Noon: Seminar #1: Fire Protection Principles Underlying the Requirements of the Alberta Building Code (ABC)
    1:30 to 2 p.m.: Registration with Light Lunch
    2 to 5 p.m.: Seminar #2:  Understanding and Applying the Part 3 Requirements of the Alberta Building Code to Building Designs

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    Time in 1336591800
    FeesRegistered Members/Seminar: $125.00
    Provisional Members/Seminar: $100.00
    Non-Members/Seminar: $175.00
    RegisterTo register click here
    CEU0.3 IDCEC CEUs/seminar = 3 CEUs/seminar
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