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Friday, October 29, 2021
7:30 - 10:00 am
(Registration/Breakfast opens at 7:30, Seminar begins at 8:00 am - Breakfast Buffet will be provided)
Join Pennsylvania Housing Research Center as they present a in-depth seminar on the approaching code changes taking affect in 2022.
This seminar will review implications of transitioning to 2018 ICC base codes, discuss PA legislative and RAC amendments, and dive into some highlights of the new code provisions for residential construction. In accordance with the requirements of Act 45 of 1999 as amended, the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Review and Advisory Council (RAC) completed the review of the 2018 I-Codes on April 29, 2021. The code provisions that were adopted during this process will take effect in the first quarter of 2022 with the official effective date to be confirmed. An overview of the most substantial changes between the 2015 and 2018 ICC base codes for residential construction.
Review the most efficient ways to find out which code provisions have changed between the 2015 and 2018 ICC codes, including available ICC resources.
Discuss and highlight some of the most substantial and noteworthy code provision changes that will impact design, cost, and occupant safety.
Dive deeper into various code changes that will more substantially impact residential construction, including increased building envelope airtightness requirements.
Understand available resources to further study best practices that may be impacted by code changes, specifically focusing on those that affect the building enclosure