About This Course
Building codes history, foundation, structure, and organization. Importance to the built environment throughout building life cycle: design, construction, occupancy, demolition. Code compliance and role of building code official. Interpretation and application to specific scenarios. Recognizing and correcting code deficiencies.
Sample textbook: Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code, 6th Edition. Francis D. K. Ching
MEd., business and industry education, University of Minnesota; BASc., construction management, University of Minnesota; AAS., building inspection technology, North Hennepin Community College
Scott Holm has many years of experience in the construction industry, including 20 years as a building inspector for the cities of Hugo and Minnetonka. He is now an inspector in the U of M Building Code Division. Scott gained practical experience working as a carpenter and concrete worker and has a two-year Certificate in Carpentry. He is also an adjunct instructor at North Hennepin and Inver Hills Community Colleges for construction management and building inspection technology. He was appointed by the Governor to the board of Minnesota AELSLAGID and is a member of the International Code Council Education Committee.
- CMgt 4073 – Building Codes for Construction Managers