Residential Energy Code Seminar
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Introduction to the Energy Code and REScheck Energy Modeling
Thursday, April 21st, 2016, 2016, 12:00 – 1:30 PM EDT
Overview of the residential energy conservation code
Overview of inputs, menus, and toolbars
Review the most frequent REScheck submittal mistakes
Alternatives to REScheck
Thursday, April 21st, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 PM EDT
Review the difference between 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, April 22nd, 2016, 12:00 – 1:30 PM EDT
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 International Energy Conservation Code Residential Standards
Friday, April 22nd, 2016, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT
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
5.5 HSW Contact Hours
(AIA: 5.5 HSW LUs)
HalfMoon Education is approved as a continuing education sponsor by the American Institute of Architects (Provider No. J885). HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Educators and courses for architects and engineers are not subject to preapproval in other states.
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.