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


Building Envelope
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

Webinar Instructions

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:

Operating System:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10
Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.11 (El Capitan)

Web Browser:
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 

     5.5 PDHs

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.


Benjamin Cohen


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.

There are 4 Courses in This Seminar

Building Envelope

Building Envelope

March 9, 2017 Webinar Benjamin Cohen
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems

March 17, 2017 Webinar Benjamin Cohen
2015 Revised Residential Energy Code Standards

2015 Revised Residential Energy Code Standards

March 17, 2017 Webinar Benjamin Cohen