Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.

Day One: Thursday, January 14, 2021
11:00 am – 3:30 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)
Day Two: Friday, January 15, 2021
11:00 am – 2:00 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)

(please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time)


Presented by Wendy Talarico

Commercial Provisions of the IECC Day One
Thursday, January 14, 2021 | 11:00 am – 3:30 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)

Commercial Provisions of the IECC
IECC 2018 (brief look at 2015), ASHRAE 90.1
Identifying projects to which it applies
Reviewing the format and organization of the code
Understanding Compliance Paths and COMcheck

Building Science and the Envelope
Why energy codes exist
Compliance paths and what makes sense for your project about LEED,
net zero and Benchmarking
Review the difference between the R and U factors
Insulation requirements
Air barriers
Thermal boundaries
Slab insulation
Advanced framing methods
Fenestration requirements
Requirements for doors and entrances


Commercial Provisions of the IECC Day Two
Friday, January 15, 2021 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems
Calculating loads and equipment sizing requirements
Mandatory provisions
Requirements for controls
Equipment types and requirements
Simple or complex
Service water heating
Power systems

IECC Provisions for Commercial Building Lighting
Lighting controls
Power limitations using whole building or space-by-space method
The future: performance-based codes


Webinar Instructions

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 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 App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

For more information, visit the Support section at


Professional Engineers
6.5 PDHs

6.5 HSW CE Hours

International Code Council
.65 CEUs (Energy)


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing
education hours to architects licensed in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in
Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey
(Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon
Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers
and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing
Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other
states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this
course for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area
of Energy (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond
to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation
(multiple attempts allowed).


Wendy Talarico

Wendy Talarico is a code advocate, instructor and writer. She has more than 25 years of experience working with architects, engineers, designers, contractors and owners. Her areas of expertise include building energy, sustainability issues, and codes, including the IECC, ASHRAE 90.1, ADA, IEBC, and IgCC. She frequently provides all-day code presentations and Webinars for Half-Moon Education, Urban Green, the Institute for Building Technology and Standards, and Newport Partners.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Commercial Provisions of the International Energy Conservation Code

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines International Energy Conservation Code, including which projects it applies to, energy provisions, HVAC system provisions, and commercial building lighting provisions.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify to which projects the IECC applies, why it exists, the format and organization of the Code, and its compliance paths.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to discuss compliance requirements for IECC provisions for insulation requirements, air barriers, thermal boundaries, slab insulation, advanced framing methods, fenestration, and doors and windows.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss compliance requirements for IECC provisions for HVAC systems, including those for controls, equipment types, service water heating, and power systems, and they will be able to calculate HVAC loads and determine equipment sizing requirements.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss compliance requirements for IECC provisions for HVAC systems, including those for controls, equipment types, service water heating, and power systems, and they will be able to calculate HVAC loads and determine equipment sizing requirements.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with commercial building design and construction and code compliance.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 09/22/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

USB/Manual Price: $299.00

Currently, our self-study products DO NOT qualify for AIA, ASLA, LACES or CLARB credit.

HalfMoon will mail you these materials via USPS. Please allow 2 weeks from the date of purchase to receive your product. If the live seminar is in the future, please allow 5 weeks from the date of the live seminar.

The USB Mp3+PDF package includes an Mp3 audio recording of a live seminar on a USB thumb drive along with a PDF file of the manual that was distributed at the seminar. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The Mp3 audio recording contains embedded number codes, which you are required to document and return to HalfMoon if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities varies widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

HalfMoon Education guarantees its products. The self-study products are recorded from a live seminar and there are circumstances where an audio recording is not available. HalfMoon will contact you and issue a full refund if the product you ordered is not available. If you are not happy with a product you receive, you can return the product for a full refund. However, refunds will not be issued if completion certificates are requested.

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