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- From: IteUrsi(--nospam--at)gnn.com
- Date: Sun, 04 Aug 1996 13:06:45
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>Does anyone know if any colleges or private organizations offer >classes in understanding the '94 UBC? I only work with a few >sections of it, and I would like to understand the rest of it >without having to read it cover to cover. If your budget allows going to Whittier for training, ICBO has one to three day classes that cover both non-structural and structural subjects in the UBC. Several have been scheduled for Fall, so you could call and request the announcements. If you need to stick closer to the Sacramento area, the Sacramento Valley and Napa-Solano chapters of ICBO develop or sponsor one-day classes on code subjects, including ones in the UBC. You might call Don Schultz, Sacramento County building official, and ask about forthcoming offerings. Don also is active in the California Building Officials, which puts on classes through its CALBO Training Institute. However, most of these offerings are focused on California Title 24 requirements that are different from or not contained in the UBC, such as accessibility and energy conservation regulations. As mentioned by earlier responders to your posting, ICBO also publishes an "applications manual" for each of its model codes. The one for the UBC does not focus on the engineering chapters, which may explain why some subscribers to this listserv have not found it that useful. But if you want to get better acquainted with non-structural subjects, such as exiting, construction, and occupancy requirements, you may find the manual useful. Frank Lew ...
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