2012 IECC Performing Residential Energy Inspections

Course Title 2012 IECC Performing Residential Energy Inspections
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryPremium
ObjectivesUpon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:
  • Explain authorities and responsibilities of the building official regarding an energy inspection.
  • Describe the purpose, criteria and basis for the inspection and code compliance with the 2012 IECC.
  • Describe the basic terms related to performing an energy inspection.
  • Determine code compliance by using a plan review record to verify construction is executed according to approved plans.
  • Locate applicable tables in the 2012 IECC for specific situations.
  • Determine if the constructed building complies with the approved design documents and the code.
  • Identify borderline scenarios as compliant or noncompliant.
  • Identify essential code components of energy-efficient building thermal envelopes, energy-efficient mechanical design principles and electrical power and lighting system in the field.
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DescriptionThis course provides an outline of basic requirements related to residential construction, in order that the building official understands the fundamentals for the IECC. The inspector’s responsibility is to check for compliance with the approved drawings and specifications. Any variations from the drawings or specifications must be dealt with by the responsible design professional making appropriate changes and subsequent approval by the building official.