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1 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC ICC Boot Camp Instructor Greg Bell Greg Bell

2 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC What is ICC InternationalCode Council Council

3 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC History of ICC Established in 1994 Non profit Organization Combined BOCA, ICBO and SBCCI

4 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Purpose of ICC Develop a single set of codes Consistent set of requirements Consistent set of requirements Manufacturers Research and Development Uniform Education and Certification

5 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC ICC Membership Certified Membership costs $75 a year Logo use privileges Buy materials at member price Joe or Greg as Referral

6 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Schedule Testing Promissor Testing Center B1-Residential Building Inspector E1-Residential Electrical Inspector 2006 IRC One and Two Family Dwellings

7 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Testing B1-Residential Building Inspector Open Book 50 Multiple Choice Questions 2 Hour Time Limit Computer Based 1Test -$150 2 Tests -$200

8 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Building Inspector Test  Covers chapters 1-10  Covers over 310 pages of information  Break the question down so that you are reviewing 6 pages or less  Finding the key word or words will help to narrow the pages for review  Only use a pen to mark in your book

9 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Test Content  Code Administration 4%  Building Planning 8%  Footings & Foundations 16%  Floor Construction 14%

10 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Test Content  Wall Construction Coverings 27%  Roof-Ceiling Construction and Penetrations 14% and Penetrations 14%  Public Safety 17%

11 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Testing Keys  Know how to use the index  Learn the Tables & Figures  Deciphering the question  Skip unsure questions  Answer all of the questions

12 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Table of Contents Index Supplied with book Front of Testing Chapter Index for Tables and Figures Listed by chapter Place front of each chapter

13 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Tables & Figures Table- Supplies data for specific information Figures- Drawing or Map Index for each chapter

14 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Step One  Find the key word or words  Find key word in the Index  Write down all referenced codes  Review referenced codes for answer  Move to step two if not in index

15 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Step Two  What chapter is the question referencing  Skim the table of contents to locate section  Skim the bold text for key word  Check the definitions chapter in each section

16 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Information is stored first by division. Residential Building = R Mechanical = M Plumbing = P Electrical = E 2006 IRC – CODE THEORY

17 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC R R = Building 8 = Chapter Number 03 = Code section.3 = Spefic Code.3 = Actual Code Information

18 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The official in charge of the building department is known as the __________. The official in charge of the building department is known as the __________. a. Code Official b. Building Department Manager c. Chief Building Inspector d. Building Official

19 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Word The official in charge of the building department is known as the ___________. The official in charge of the building department is known as the ___________. Official- Building Official Building Department

20 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The official in charge of the building department is known as the ___________. The official in charge of the building department is known as the ___________. a. Code Official b. Building Department Manager c. Chief Building Inspector d. Building Official

21 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Permits will not be required for one-story detached accessory structures that do not exceed _____ square feet. Permits will not be required for one-story detached accessory structures that do not exceed _____ square feet. a.120 b.150 c.200 d.300

22 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Word Permits will not be required for one-story detached accessory structures that do not exceed _____ square feet. Permits will not be required for one-story detached accessory structures that do not exceed _____ square feet. Permits – Administration Not be required - Work exempt from permit

23 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Permits will not be required for one-story detached accessory structures that do not exceed _____ square feet. Permits will not be required for one-story detached accessory structures that do not exceed _____ square feet. a.120* b.150 c.200* d.300

24 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Most of the State of California has a _________ probability of termite infestation. Most of the State of California has a _________ probability of termite infestation. a.None to slight b.Moderate to heavy c.Very heavy d.Slight to moderate

25 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Words Most of the State of California has a _________ probability of termite infestation. Most of the State of California has a _________ probability of termite infestation. Termite Infestation California – Figure

26 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Most of the State of California has a _________ probability of termite infestation. Most of the State of California has a _________ probability of termite infestation. a.None to slight b.Moderate to heavy c.Very heavy d.Slight to moderate

27 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Cripple walls with a stud height of _____ or less shall be sheathed on at least one side. Cripple walls with a stud height of _____ or less shall be sheathed on at least one side. a.10 inches b.12 inches c.14 inches d.16 inches

28 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Words Cripple walls with a stud height of _____ or less shall be sheathed on at least one side. Cripple walls with a stud height of _____ or less shall be sheathed on at least one side. Walls - Cripple Walls - Cripple

29 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Cripple walls with a stud height of _____ or less shall be sheathed on at least one side. Cripple walls with a stud height of _____ or less shall be sheathed on at least one side. a.10 inches b.12 inches c.14 inches d.16 inches

30 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The ends of each rafter or ceiling joist shall have not less than ___ of bearing on wood. The ends of each rafter or ceiling joist shall have not less than ___ of bearing on wood. a.1 inch b.1 ½ inches c.2 inches d.2 ½ inches

31 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Words The ends of each rafter or ceiling joist shall have not less than ___ of bearing on wood. The ends of each rafter or ceiling joist shall have not less than ___ of bearing on wood. Rafter or Ceiling Joist Bearing

32 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The ends of each rafter or ceiling joist shall have not less than ___ of bearing on wood. The ends of each rafter or ceiling joist shall have not less than ___ of bearing on wood. a.1 inch b.1 ½ inches c.2 inches d.2 ½ inches

33 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question A 2x8 ceiling joist with a live load of 10 psf made of Southern Pine #2 spaced 24 inches OC has a maximum span of ______? A 2x8 ceiling joist with a live load of 10 psf made of Southern Pine #2 spaced 24 inches OC has a maximum span of ______? a.21 feet 2 inches b.20 feet 10 inches c.20 feet 1 inch d.18 feet 6 inches

34 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Words A 2x8 ceiling joist with a live load of 10 psf made of Southern Pine #2 spaced 24 inches OC has a maximum span of ______? A 2x8 ceiling joist with a live load of 10 psf made of Southern Pine #2 spaced 24 inches OC has a maximum span of ______? Ceiling Joist – Roof- Ceiling Construction Maximum Span – Table Live load 10 psf – Which Table

35 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Table Columns A 2x8 ceiling joist with a live load of 10 psf made of Southern Pine #2 spaced 24 inches OC has a maximum span of ______? A 2x8 ceiling joist with a live load of 10 psf made of Southern Pine #2 spaced 24 inches OC has a maximum span of ______? Spacing – 24 Inches OC Species and Grade – Southern Pine #2 Size - 2x8

36 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question A 2x8 ceiling joist with a live load of 10 psf made of Southern Pine #2 spaced 24 inches OC has a maximum span of ______? A 2x8 ceiling joist with a live load of 10 psf made of Southern Pine #2 spaced 24 inches OC has a maximum span of ______? a.21 feet 2 inches b.20 feet 10 inches c.20 feet 1 inch d.18 feet 6 inches

37 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question A steel building 32 feet wide with a 7/12 roof requires ____ screws when connecting the ceiling joist to a rafter when the ground snow load is 50 psf. A steel building 32 feet wide with a 7/12 roof requires ____ screws when connecting the ceiling joist to a rafter when the ground snow load is 50 psf. a.5 b.6 c.7 d.8

38 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Words A steel building 32 feet wide with a 7/12 roof requires ____ screws when connecting the ceiling joist to a rafter when the ground snow load is 50 psf. A steel building 32 feet wide with a 7/12 roof requires ____ screws when connecting the ceiling joist to a rafter when the ground snow load is 50 psf. Ceiling Joist – Roof-ceiling Construction Steel Building – Steel Roof Framing Number of Screws - Table

39 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Table Columns A steel building 32 feet wide with a 7/12 roof requires ____ screws when connecting the ceiling joist to a rafter when the ground snow load is 50 psf. A steel building 32 feet wide with a 7/12 roof requires ____ screws when connecting the ceiling joist to a rafter when the ground snow load is 50 psf. Roof Slope – 7/12 Building Width – 32 Ground Snow Load – 50 psf

40 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question A steel building 32 feet wide with a 7/12 roof requires ____ screws when connecting the ceiling joist to a rafter when the ground snow load is 50 psf. A steel building 32 feet wide with a 7/12 roof requires ____ screws when connecting the ceiling joist to a rafter when the ground snow load is 50 psf. a.5 b.6 c.7 d.8

41 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Masonry chimney walls shall be a minimum of _____ thick. Masonry chimney walls shall be a minimum of _____ thick. a.3 inches b.4 inches c.5 inches d.6 inches

42 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Words Masonry chimney walls shall be a minimum of _____ nominal thickness. Masonry chimney walls shall be a minimum of _____ nominal thickness. Masonry Chimney – Chimneys and Fireplaces Nominal Thickness – Wall Thickness

43 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Masonry chimney walls shall be a minimum of _____ thick. Masonry chimney walls shall be a minimum of _____ thick. a.3 inches b.4 inches c.5 inches d.6 inches

44 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Lintels shall be provided over all openings greater than or equal to _____ in width. Lintels shall be provided over all openings greater than or equal to _____ in width. a.1 foot b.2 feet c.2 ½ feet d.3 feet

45 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Words Lintels shall be provided over all openings greater than or equal to _____ in width. Lintels shall be provided over all openings greater than or equal to _____ in width.Lintels

46 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Lintels shall be provided over all openings greater than or equal to _____ in width. Lintels shall be provided over all openings greater than or equal to _____ in width. a.1 foot b.2 feet c.2 ½ feet d.3 feet

47 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The grade away from foundation walls shall fall a minimum of ___ within the first 10 feet. The grade away from foundation walls shall fall a minimum of ___ within the first 10 feet. a.4 inches b.5 inches c.6 inches d.8 inches

48 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Words The grade away from foundation walls shall fall a minimum of ___ within the first 10 feet. The grade away from foundation walls shall fall a minimum of ___ within the first 10 feet. Foundation walls – Foundation Grade - Drainage

49 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The grade away from foundation walls shall fall a minimum of ___ within the first 10 feet. The grade away from foundation walls shall fall a minimum of ___ within the first 10 feet. a.4 inches b.5 inches c.6 inches d.8 inches

50 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The minimum width of a hallway shall be not less than _____. The minimum width of a hallway shall be not less than _____. a.2 feet b.2 ½ feet c.3 feet d.3 ½ feet

51 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Word The minimum width of a hallway shall be not less than _____. The minimum width of a hallway shall be not less than _____.Hallway

52 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The minimum width of a hallway shall be not less than _____. a.2 feet b.2 ½ feet c.3 feet d.3 ½ feet

53 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The braces for purlins shall be spaced not more than ____ feet. a.2 b.3 c.4 d.5

54 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Words The braces for purlins shall be spaced not more than ____ feet. Purlins

55 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The braces for purlins shall be spaced not more than ____ feet. a.2 b.3 c.4 d.5

56 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Horizontal joints in braced wall panels shall occur over blocking of a minimum of ____ inch thickness. a.1 ½ b.2 c.2 ½ d.3

57 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Words Horizontal joints in braced wall panels shall occur over blocking of a minimum of ____ inch thickness. Wall - Braced

58 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Horizontal joints in braced wall panels shall occur over blocking of a minimum of ____ inch thickness. a.1 ½ b.2 c.2 ½ d.3

59 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question All of the following materials are approved for use in a skylight except? a.Wired Glass b.Laminated Glass thickness c.Fully Tempered Glass d.Heat-strengthened Glass

60 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Word All of the following materials are approved for use in a skylight except? Skylight

61 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question All of the following materials are approved for use in a skylight except? a.Wired Glass b.Laminated Glass thickness c.Fully Tempered Glass d.Heat-strengthened Glass

62 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Interior fire-retardant-treated wood shall have a moisture content of not over ____ percent? a.10 b.13 c.22 d.28

63 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Word Interior fire-retardant-treated wood shall have a moisture content of not over ____ percent? Interior fire-retardant-treated wood

64 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Key Word Interior fire-retardant-treated wood shall have a moisture content of not over ____ percent? Not in the index Not in interior wall construction Where is fire-treated wood mostly used?

65 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question Interior fire-retardant-treated wood shall have a moisture content of not over ____ percent? a.10 b.13 c.22 d.28 R

66 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The starter course at the eaves shall be _____ at the bottom and at least __ inch wood shakes or wood shingles. a. reversed 15 b. reversed18 a. reversed 15 b. reversed18 c. Doubled 15 d. doubled 18 c. Doubled 15 d. doubled 18

67 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The starter course at the eaves shall be _____ at the bottom and at least __ inch wood shakes or wood shingles. Wood Shakes

68 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Deciphering Question The starter course at the eaves shall be _____ at the bottom and at least __ inch wood shakes or wood shingles. a. reversed 15 b. reversed18 a. reversed 15 b. reversed18 c. Doubled 15 d. doubled 18 c. Doubled 15 d. doubled 18

69 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Skip Questions You have 2 ½ minutes for each Don’t get consumed by one question Mark for review and move on Once complete use remaining time to review skipped questions

70 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Answer all Questions No penalty for wrong answers Only missed questions reduce score If you can’t find the answer guess You have a 25% chance of selecting the correct answer

71 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Passing Score Test requires an adjusted score 75 You should have at least 40 correct Before review count questions answered

72 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Before the Test Get a good nights sleep Enter with a clear mind Have confidence in yourself Use the ACE Program to prepare

73 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Benefits of ICC Certification Creates other revenue generating opportunities Adds creditability to your business Adds creditability to your associations

74 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC Revenue Opportunities Wind Mitigation Inspections New Construction Inspections Warranty Inspections Municipality Inspections

75 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC The ACE Program Computer Based Testing and Study Guide Combine with IRC Book Building has over 260 questions Electrical has over 100 questions

76 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC The ACE Program Sit in front of your computer and find the answer to the questions in your code book. DO NOT MEMORIZE THE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS!!!!!

77 Copyright 2006 Assurance Check, LLC The ACE Program The purpose of this program is to increase your skills at navigating through the code book to find the answer.

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