December 2018 HRATEC Seminar – 8 PDHs

Date: Friday, December 14, 2018

TOPIC: IBC/IMC/IEC 2018 and Applying Sustainable and Energy Conscience Design Practices to meet these Codes.

Location: The Engineers’ Club of St. Louis, 4359 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108, USA



7:30AM – 8:15 AM Hot Breakfast Buffet

8:15AM – 9:15 AM Jessica Deem – Changes in IBC, IRC, and Residential Ventilation 2018

9:15AM – 9:45AM Allison Johnson – 2030 Initiative, HOK Energy Tracking Methods, Effects of 2018 code adoption

9:45AM – 10:00AM BREAK

10:00AM – 11:30AM  Tom Lawrence – Hi Performance Building Design- What the Future Holds for Our Industry

11:30AM – 12:30PM Lunch Buffet

12:30PM – 2:00PM  Tom Lawrence – ASHRAE Standard 189.1 and the International Green Construction Code

2:00PM – 2:15PM  BREAK

2:15PM – 3:45PM  Doug Miller – STL City Building Dept on IMC/IEC 2018 and Code Implementation

4:00PM – 5:00PM  Social


Tom Lawrence, Ph.D., P.E., University of Georgia College of Engineering – Driftmier Engineering Center

ASHRAE Fellow and Distinguished Lecturer, UGA Student Chapter Advisor Director at Large 2016-2109, Mechanical Engineering Program Lead

Allison Johnson, Project Architect, HOK

Jessica Deem VIRESCENT, NCARB /// LEED AP BD+C, Virescent

Jessica Deem is a licensed architect and owner of Virescent, a design firm specializing in sustainably-minded historic renovations and contemporary new construction. Jessica is a native St. Louisan and city dweller. Prior to moving back to St. Louis, Jessica worked as a sustainable building consultant in Zürich, Switzerland where she secured the certification for the first LEED Platinum building in Switzerland.

Doug Miller, Mechanical Inspection Supervisor, City Of STL Planning Dept

PE Refresher Course

Professional Engineer Refresher Course

These review courses are geared toward helping participants pass the Professional Engineer (P.E.) license exam. Spring classes will be held in the fields of:

Civil- Water Resources, Geotechnical; Transportation, Construction, Structural; Mechanical-Mechanical Systems/Materials, Hydraulics & Fluids, Energy & Power Systems, HVAC/Refrigeration; and Electrical-Power

Course fee includes a three-ring binder, lecture notes, certificate of completion, and CEUs.

It is recommended that participants purchase their discipline’s desk reference manual prior to the first class. Desk reference manuals can be obtained by going to the following website:


Classes are scheduled to meet on the following Saturday mornings from 8:00 a.m. – noon:

Jan. 26 , Feb. 02 , Feb. 09 , Feb. 16 , Feb. 23 , Mar. 02 , Mar. 09 , Mar. 23 (for Civil and/or make-up) , No class on March 16

Report to Room 201 of the Humanities Building (HUM) on the campus of St. Charles Community College. Park in the Yellow Lot. Class dates and times are subject to change.

DEADLINE: January 25, 2019

Register by mail, online, or phone (flyer)

Course content inquiries should be directed to

Lisa Cheng, PE (314) 425-8335 or ,


MSPE & SAME Members …………….. $550


Non-Members …………………………….. $650

Proceeds of the course go toward the MSPE Scholarship Fund.