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ASHRAE

Duration: 3 hours

This workshop is intended for engineers, architects, and code officials who anticipate either applying, conforming to, or evaluating the ASHRAE 90.1-2007 code to commercial building projects in Texas and elsewhere. The content includes a cursory coverage of the entire Standard 90.1 document as well as a review of some of the more substantive changes/additions made since the 2004 version was issued. Most of the workshop focus is on the Mandatory and Prescriptive Requirements, while only a brief mention is made of the ECB methodology. Participants can be either new to the code or experienced in its use. For more information about ESL's workshops contact (979) 845-1781.

 

IECC Commercial Energy Code Training

Duration: 3 hours

The State of Texas adopted an energy code through Senate Bill 5, 77th Texas Legislature. This seminar provides building officials, inspectors and design professionals with basic information they need to enforce or comply with the commercial energy provisions of the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code and the ASHRAE 90.1 Standard. Emphasis is on understanding the purpose and scope of the energy requirements and basic knowledge required to enforce chapters 1 through 3 and 5 of the IECC. Discussion covers how to find what you need, basic requirements, available compliance approaches, and plan review or inspection actions that assure compliance.

 

IECC Residential Energy Code Training

Duration: 3 hours

This seminar provides builders, designers, building officials, plan reviewers and inspectors with information they need to understand and achieve compliance with the energy provisions of the International Residential Code and the residential provisions of the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code, as published by the International Code Council. Emphasis is on understanding the purpose and scope of the energy requirements and basic knowledge required to enforce chapters 1 through 4 of the IECC. Discussion covers how to find what you need, basic requirements and the related building science, available compliance approaches, and plan review or inspection actions that assure compliance.