Commercial Energy Conservation Code
Commercial Energy Conservation Code and COMcheck Introduction
Thursday, May 18, 2017, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
IECC 2012, ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1
Identifying projects to which it applies
Reviewing the format and organization of the code
Examining required submittals/procedures
Exploring energy models
Review functionality on live screen
Overview of menus, toolbars and fields
Common COMcheck submittal mistakes
Alternatives to compliance paths
Thursday, May 18, 2017, 1:30 – 3:30 PM CDT
Review the difference between the R and U factors
Vapor barriers, air barriers and thermal boundaries
Prescriptive R or U, F, and C
Advanced framing methods
Requirements for doors and entrances
Basement insulation strategies
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems
Friday, May 19, 2017, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
Calculating loads and equipment sizing requirements
Requirements for controls
Equipment types and requirements
Simple or complex
Service Water Heating, Power and Lighting
Friday, May 19, 2017, 1:30 – 3:00 PM CDT
Considerations including pipe insulation, pool covers and heat traps
Power limitations using whole building or space-by-space method
Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.
Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the date of the conclusion of the series.
Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.
GoToWebinar system requirements:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10
Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge, Safari v6+
Internet connection: Hardware:
Minimum of 1Mbps 2GB RAM or more
7.5 HSW Contact Hours
7.5 HSW LUs
Continuing Education Credit Information
HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885), is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida, and is deemed an approved sponsor for architects in New York. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. Check each webinar for the number of contact hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. These webinars offer engineer continuing education credit in all states. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and LUs will be reported to the AIA.
Newport Ventures, Inc. Mr. Brignati has over 20 years of experience in the field of architecture and project management. With familiarity in both commercial and residential design, he brings a unique perspective to energy efficiency and high performance design as well as an understanding of the various codes required for the design and construction of a building.
At Newport Ventures, Mr. Brignati is part of the team training code officials, architects and builders in issues related to the current energy code. Prior to joining Newport Ventures, Mr. Brignati has been involved with many building types ranging from industrial, medical, retail and educational to production and custom homes. With a background and deep interest in building science in addition to environmental design and sustainability, he was the team leader for the first home in New York’s Capitol Region to achieve LEED® Gold certification.
Mr. Brignati is a registered architect in the states of New York and New Hampshire, a LEED® accredited professional with specialties in Building Design and Construction as well as Homes, a member of the American Institute of Architects and a member of the Committee On The Environment through the American Institute of Architects of Eastern New York as well as an ICC certified commercial energy inspector and residential energy inspector/plans examiner. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado in Boulder.