A Practical Look at Residential Building Code Compliance from the Building Inspector’s Point of View
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A Practical Look at Residential Building Code Compliance from the Building Inspector’s Point of View

Contractor University: Continuing Education Course for MN + WI Contractors, MN Realtors & MN Building Officials

When: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
8:00 AM-3:30 PM
Where: Contractor University — BATC-Housing First Minnesota
2960 Centre Pointe Drive
Roseville, Minnesota 
United States
Presenter: Peter Kulczyk, Green Code Knowledge

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$98 Member / $112 Non-member
This course is designed to clarify some of the perplexing residential building code and energy code requirements regularly encountered in remodeling and new construction by providing the background and intent of these code requirements along with solutions to compliance that are informative and logical. A wide range of subjects will be addressed, including, but not limited to administrative, structural, life-safety, energy and administrative. This course will be presented in a question and answer format based on the current 2015 Minnesota residential codes.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize the requirements in the International Residential Code (IRC) along with the State of Minnesota amendments related to the design and construction of single-family homes and townhouses
  • Recognize many of the industry standards in the building and energy code related to materials and methods of installation
  • Identify the alternatives to prescriptive provisions in the building and energy code
  • Locate the specific requirements of the code provisions


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Just a few of many testimonials from students who attended this course in December 2018 and January 2019:

“Excellent instruction - made complicated issues easier to understand.” Art Plante, John Arthur Homes

“Definitely recommend. Been going to classes for ‘many’ years. Peter is great! Clear and concise.” Monti Gesino, Monti's Building & Remodeling

“Peter does a great job of explaining the practical application of complex codes. The class was informative, entertaining and energizing.” Jason Paris, Retrofit MN

“Peter brings a practical, solution-focused approach to his courses, which I always appreciate!” Ron Sonnek, Sicora, Inc

“Peter does a great job at presenting code sections in easily digestible and understandable ways.” Brant Schreder, Rum River Construction Consultants

“Peter held my attention all day and I struggle with a little ADHD!” 

“Peter has more knowledge on building codes than anyone I have met in my 22 year construction career.” Cory Hausladen, Watermark Properties

Learn more about Contractor University and our expert instructors HERE

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    2960 Centre Pointe Drive
    Roseville, MN 55113


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