2009 IECC Fundamentals

Course Title 2009 IECC Fundamentals
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryStandard
ObjectivesUpon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:
  • Locate general topics in the 2009 IECC.
  • Locate applicable tables in the 2009 IECC for specific situations.
  • Apply code requirements to real-world situations.
  • Explain the intent behind a code requirement.
  • Identify borderline scenarios as compliant or noncompliant.
  • Identify essential code components for designing energy-efficient building thermal envelopes; energy-efficient mechanical design principles; and electrical power and lighting systems.
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DescriptionThis seminar provides an overview of critical concepts of the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code. These concepts provide a basis for the correct use of the code in the design, plan review, inspection, and analysis of projects. It will provide a clear understanding and correct use of the requirements identified by these basic code provisions, tables and categorizations. Participants will apply the code in clear-cut situations and build their understanding of the intent of the code when asked to make code compliance decisions. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will be discussed.