Residential Energy Code Seminar
Introduction to the Residential Energy Codeand REScheck Energy Modeling
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST
Overview of the residential energy conservation code
Overview of inputs, menus, and toolbars
Review the most frequent REScheck submittal mistakes
Alternatives to REScheck
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CST
Review the difference between the R-Values and U-Factors
Examples of calculating insulation assemblies
Fenestration requirements and understanding window labels
Basement insulation strategies
Vapor barriers, air barriers and thermal boundaries
Slab insulation overview and details
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems
Friday, March 10, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST
Understanding Manuals J, S, & D
Requirements for controls
Equipment types, applications, and efficiency requirements
Ventilation standards and options
Ductwork Sealing Requirements, Testing, and Sealing Strategies
Thermal Bypass Inspection
• Performance testing—blower doors and shell tightness
• Air sealing requirements and strategies
2015 Revised Residential Energy Code Standards
Friday, March 10, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00 PM CST
Recent updates in the 2015 Energy Conservation Code
What do these changes mean?
How to comply with the newest updates
Anticipated Energy Conservation Code changes
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 can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.
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: Minimum of 1Mbps Hardware: 2GB RAM or more
5.5 HSW Contact Hours
5.5 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. Please see individual course listings for credit approval.
President and Co-Founder of ReVireoBen Cohen is co-founder and president of ReVireo, an interdisciplinary green building services company. ReVireo provides real estate developers and homebuilders with consulting, training, and inspection services to achieve target levels of energy and environmental performance in new construction. Mr. Cohen received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Union College and is a New Jersey Certified Engineer-In-Training. He is a LEED Green Associate, LEED for Homes Green Rater, HERS/ENERGY STAR Rater, NGBS Verifier, Indoor airPLUS Verifier, WaterSense Verifier, DOE Zero Energy Verifier, and PHIUS+ Rater.