Registration:                    8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:00 – 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:00 – 4:30 pm

2015 International Energy Conservation Code (2015 IECC)

   Identifying projects to which it applies

   Reviewing the format and organization of the code

   Examining required submittals/procedures

   Exploring energy models

COMcheck Introduction

   Review functionality on live screen

   Overview of menus, toolbars and fields

   Review the most frequent COMcheck submittal mistakes

   Alternatives to COMcheck

Building Envelope

   Review the difference between the R and U factors

   Weather-resistive barriers

   Vapor barriers, air barriers and thermal boundaries

   Examples of calculating insulation thickness/U factors

   Slab insulationAdvanced framing methods

   Fenestration requirements—National Fenestration Rating Council labels

   Requirements for doors and entrances

   Insulation requirements

   Basement insulation strategies

   Exterior foam

Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Systems

   The simplified approach and when it can save you a lot of work

   Requirements for controls

   Equipment types and applications

   Ventilation standards and options

   When you can and cannot dehumidify

Service Water Heating

   Consideration including pipe insulation, pool covers and heat traps

Power and Lighting

   Lighting controls

   Power limitations using whole building or space-by-space method

Case Studies: Planning, Modeling and Verifying Compliance



     6.5 HSW Contact Hours/CEUs
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers

     6.5 PDHs

International Code Council

     6.5 Contact Hours


     Non-Mandatory Cont. Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW contact hours/CEUs to architects and 6.5 PDHs for engineers in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Missouri and Illinois.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Provider No. J885).

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor in New York. HalfMoon is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

The International Code Council has approved this event for 6.5 contact hours (.65 CEUs) in the specialty area of Energy.

This course offers a continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for mandatory continuing education credit.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Lawrence Lile PE LEED AP BD+C QCxP

Owner of Lile Engineering in Ashland, MO
Mr. Lile is the owner of Lile Engineering, which specializes in commercial energy solutions and LEED certification consulting. Mr. Lile has worked in the design industry for over 30 years, on healthcare, industrial, commercial and educational construction projects. He has been involved in electrical and mechanical design, as well as construction management and commissioning. He has volunteered for local city boards and commissions, including the City of Columbia Energy and Environment Commission, which he chaired from 2009 – 2015, helping the City review and adopt new building codes. Mr. Lile is a licensed Professional Engineer in Missouri.