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CONQUERING THE ENERGY CODE for Architects & Engineers: Residential
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CONQUERING THE ENERGY CODE for Architects & Engineers: Residential

This one-day class provides participants with a clear understanding of how to use the 2016 New York State Energy Code (based on the 2015 IECC). Students will learn about the code’s provisions and best practices to avoid objections in an era of increased code enforcement.

2/15/2019
When: 9:00 AM
Where: Urban Green Council - Manhattan
55 Broad Street
9th Floor - Blue Room
New York, New York  10004
United States
Contact: 212-514-9385x126

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CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:

7.0 CE Hours: GBCI

7.0 HSW/LU Hours: AIA

5.0 Energy Conservation

Construction Code: CEO

2.0 Code Enforcement

Administration Hours: CEO

 

COURSE FEES:

$75 per person (includes a

digital course manual).

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Residential buildings three stories or less must comply with the

residential code. Any building four stories or more, including some

multifamily buildings, must comply with the commercial code.

 

PART 1: TRENDS & OVERVIEW

1.       Energy code trends in a changing industry

2.       Systems-based approach behind the energy code

3.       Communication is key for high performing buildings

 

PART 2: RESIDENTIAL ENERGY CODE PROVISIONS

1.       Selecting the right compliance path for your project

2.       Prescriptive path, including mandatory provisions:

·         Building thermal envelope

·         HVAC and service hot water systems

·         Electric power and lighting systems

3.       Stimulated Performance Alternative

4.       New Energy Rating Index (ERI) compliance path

5.       Existing buildings

 

PART 3: DOCUMENTATION & INSPECTIONS

1.       What plan reviewers are looking for

2.       Construction documents

3.       Compliance tools

4.       What to expect at progress inspections

5.       Common objections and how to avoid them

 

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