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Seminar description

This program will review the various code requirements for establishing a means of egress in buildings. Participants will gain an understanding of how occupant loads are calculated and how each of the components of the means of egress function and relate to each other. The session will explore the three parts of a means of egress, the fundamental means of egress design issues, how to understand the difference between occcupancy and occupant load, and how to determine the required means of egress from rooms, stories, and buildings.

Learning objectives
1. Identify the three parts of a means of egress.

2. Describe the fundamental means of egress design issues.

3. Explain the difference between occupancy and occupant load.

4. Determine required means of egress from rooms, stories and buildings.


C. Scott Anderson, AIA, CBO, is the building plan review supervisor for the City of Minneapolis. Scott’s long-time interest in code development and compliance led him to join the City of Minneapolis as a plans examiner in 2012. Scott is a licensed architect, ICC certified plans examiner, and an ICC + Minnesota certified building official. He also serves on the ICC Code Interpretation Committee and is the AIA Minnesota representative to the Governor’s Council on Fire Prevention and Control.


AIA members $50
Non-members $65

Continuing education credit

This program has been approved for 1.5 HSW LU Hours.


  • Complete registration and payment.
  • You will then receive a confirmation email with the link and password to access the webinar. This is an automated email and is often caught by spam filters. If you don’t receive it within 24 hours, check your spam folder. If you don’t find it there, email Deanna Christiansen
  • View the 1.5-hour webinar and then complete the ten-question quiz (must score 70% or above for credit).
  • Within 48 business hours you will receive a certificate of completion and/or credits will be recorded to your AIA member transcript


Contact Deanna Christiansen, Continuing Education Director.