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    IDC Seminars: Winnipeg: National Building Code Seminars (Up to 6 PIDIM CECs)

    Continental Breakfast and Registration: 9 to 9:30 a.m.

    Seminar #1: Fire Protection Principles Underlying the Requirements of the National Building Code (3 PIDIM CECs)
    9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    This is an introductory level course intended to provide participants with a basic understanding of the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) as well as the principles that underlie Part 3 and Part 9 fire protection and life safety requirements. The discussion of fire and life safety concepts has relevance to Parts 3 and 9 of the NBCC.

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

    Topics to be explained and discussed include: Layout and outline of the subject matter addressed in the NBCC, with reference to the Manitoba Building Code amendments, identifying divisions, parts and sections; Reasons why the NBCC 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: Participants are not required to bring copies of the NBCC for this presentation.

    Leszek Muniak
    Leszek Muniak, of Sereca Larden Muniak Inc., has been ARIDO’s building code consultant for more than 10 years. Sereca Larden Muniak specializes in the development and presentation of building code-related seminars and courses. Les has acted as a consultant 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. He has served on Ontario and national building code committees. Les has also developed fire-analysis computer techniques, conducted fire investigations, acted as a consultant for legal counsel, and developed and presented training courses.

    Lunch and Registration for Seminar #2: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

    Seminar #2: Understanding and Applying the Part 3 Requirements of the National Building Code to Building Designs (3 PIDIM CECs)
    1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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

    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 should bring their own copy of the 2010 National Building Code of Canada; highlighters and post it notes are also recommended. If participants do not have a 2010 NBCC, the 2005 edition would be a good substitute.

    Leszek Muniak
    Leszek Muniak, of Sereca Larden Muniak Inc., has been ARIDO’s building code consultant for more than 10 years. Sereca Larden Muniak specializes in the development and presentation of building code-related seminars and courses. Les has acted as a consultant 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. He has served on Ontario and national building code committees. Les has also developed fire-analysis computer techniques, conducted fire investigations, acted as a consultant for legal counsel, and developed and presented training courses.

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    Locationbfworkplace, 1741 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg R3H 0G1 (Map)
    Date & Time

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013

    Registration and Continental Breakfast: 9 to 9:30 a.m.

    Seminar #1: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Lunch and Registration for Seminar #2: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
    Seminar #2: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

    Seminar #1 or #2 Only: 
    Professional Member = $125
    Provisional/Student Member = $100
    Non-Member= $175.00

    Time in 1365616800
    FeesProfessional Members Full Day: $199.00
    Provisional Members Full Day: $160.00
    Non-Members Full Day: $375.00
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    ContactBarbora Krsiakova
    CEUup to 6 PIDIM CECs
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