Complying with Commercial Provisions of the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code
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Monday, November 7, 2022
8:00 am – 4:00 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)
Eric Oliver PE, CEM, LEED AP
Development of the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code
Identifying projects to which the Code applies
Code application and enforcement
Overview of changes to the 2021 IECC
• HVAC, air infiltration
• Service hot water, energy-recovery
• Compliance paths
Code Compliance Pathways
Energy Rating Index (ERI)
Building Thermal Envelope
Vapor barriers, air barriers and thermal boundaries
Calculating insulation thickness/U factors
Advanced framing methods
Fenestration requirements, requirements for doors and entrances
Heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems
Service water heating
Power and lighting
Additions, alterations and repairs
Case Studies in Code Compliance
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Building)
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Eric Oliver PE. CEM. LEED AP.
Eric Oliver founded Earthwide, LLC, in 2019 to provide energy and sustainability master planning, CO2 reduction action plans, and energy and sustainability consulting services.
A passionate energy conservationist with over 30 years of energy and sustainability management, he has specialized in energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable design, energy audits and retro-commissioning, and facility assessments, for buildings in the commercial, educational, and government sectors.
In 1998, Mr. Oliver founded EMO Energy Solutions, LLC – one of the fastest growing energy conservation and sustainability companies in the DC area in the 2000s – and served as its president until 2017. As president, Mr. Oliver:
• Led EMO Energy to Inc. 5000 fastest growing company status in 2009.
• Was awarded “EcoCEO of the Year” by Smart CEO magazine in 2008
• Led over 800 energy audits, covering over 120 million ft2 of building space
• Supported more than 350 LEED projects, including full certification for almost 100
Mr. Oliver has managed hundreds of domestic and international projects, conducted training seminars, and developed comprehensive energy awareness and education campaigns. Has published articles in multiple journals and magazines and has been a presenter and moderator at dozens of energy conferences.
He is currently president-elect for the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), has served in leadership roles for theUS Green Building Council, and Virginia Sustainable Building Network (VSBN), and was recently elected to the AEE Energy Managers Hall of Fame.
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Course Title: Complying with Commercial Provisions of the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines 2021 International Energy Conservation Code provisions for commercial buildings, building envelopes, and building mechanical systems. It also covers changes in the 2021 IECC and code compliance pathways.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with general requirements and the compliance pathways of the 2021 IECC’s commercial provisions.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with 2021 IECC requirements for weather-resistive building envelope barriers, vapor barriers, air barriers and thermal boundaries, insulation thickness, fenestration, doors and entrances, and basement/slab insulation.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with 2021 IECC provisions for HVAC systems, service water heating, and power and lighting.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with 2021 IECC requirements for additions, alterations and repairs to existing buildings, including historic buildings.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with commercial building design, building code interpretation, and code compliance
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 12/27/2024
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