Event Details

The National Capital Region Building Code Academy (NCRBCA) in partnership with McKEON will be offering a 5 - hour seminar review of the fundamental principles found in Chapters 3-10 of the 2012 International Building Code as they pertain to the use of the 5 walls, openings & opening protectives.

To attend this event you must be working in the capacity of one of the following categories: DCRA Plan Reviewer, Combination Construction Inspector, DCRA Third Party Approved Companies, Trade Professionals, or Contractors. Additionally, members of the District of Columbia Code Officials Association (DCCOA) are welcome to attend. (Membership information is located at the bottom of this page).

Seminar Overview:

  • The definition use and application of the 5 walls.
  • Opening protective guidelines for the 5 walls in Chapter 7
  • 3 part means of egress system


A code review and analysis of wide span opening protective

Case Study & Workshop approach:

  • Occupancy classification an separation of mixed occupancies
  • Vertical Opening Separation
  • Atrium Applications
  • Smoke Compartmentation
  • Corridor Separation
  • Exit Access Separation

Event details:

Registration/Sign-in- 8:15 a.m. to 8:55 a.m.

Class - 9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Location - 1100 4th St SW, (New Location - 8th floor, room E850), Washington, DC 20024

Note: Please allow sufficient time to pass through security in our main lobby. There is no cost to attend & attendees will receive 5 AIA HSW or .5 ICC - CEUs. In order to receive a certificate of completion, attendees must sign in prior to the beginning of class, be present for the entire duration (9:00am -3:00pm) and initial out at the end of class.

Questions? Contact Leslie Osborne-Camacho at [email protected]

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  • When: Thu Jul. 26
    8:30 am - 3:00 pm

  • Address: 1100 4th Street SW
    Washington DC,US 22024

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