International Green Construction Code (IgCC) 2021
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Tuesday, April 25, 2023 | 11:30 am – 2:45 pm CDT (including a 15-min. break)
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | 11:30 am – 3:15 pm CDT (including a 15-min. break)
Development and Impact of International Green Construction Code
- History of the Code
- Relation of the Code to conventional building codes and energy codes
- Relation of the Code to LEED and other green building certifications
- Code adoption and enforcement
Chapters 1-3: Code Administration
- Jurisdictional requirements and project electives
Chapters 4-5: Site Development and Material Use
- Site development and land use
- Material resource conservation and efficiency
Chapters 6-9: Energy, Water, Environmental Quality and Building Commissioning
- Energy conservation, efficiency and atmospheric quality
- Water resource conservation and efficiency
- Indoor environmental quality and comfort
- Building commissioning
- Operation and maintenance
Chapters 10-11: Existing Buildings
- Green improvements and retrofits to existing buildings
- Greening sites of existing buildings
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
International Code Council
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6.5 HSW LUs (AIA)
Heather Holdridge , AIA LEED Fellow, EITAssociate Partner, Sustainability Director at Lake Flato Architects
Heather Gayle Holdridge, leveraging her background in mechanical engineering, Heather directs all Lake|Flato teams in establishing sustainability goals. She devises strategies and systems to realize those goals under programs such as LEED, the 2030 Challenge, and the Living Building Challenge. Heather works closely with teams to evaluate passive systems and performs energy modeling throughout the design process. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Texas at San Antonio.
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Course Title: International Green Construction Code (IgCC) 2021
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the history and development of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC), its relation to conventional building and energy codes, and its adoption and enforcement. It covers code administration, site development, material use, energy, water environmental quality and building commissioning, and improvements to existing buildings.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain how the IgCC was developed, its relationship to conventional building codes, energy codes, and LEED green building certifications, and they will be able to explain how the IgCC is adopted and enforced.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss IgCC provisions for site development, land use, material resource conservation and efficiency.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss IgCC provisions for energy conservation, efficiency and atmospheric quality, water resource conservation and efficiency, indoor environmental quality and comfort, and building commissioning.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss IgCC compliance standards for improvements to and retrofits for existing buildings.
LUs: 6.5 (Pending) LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with design, construction, and code compliance
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
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