NC 2012 Residential Energy Code Training

May 29 2015


This workshop will provide an in-depth look at the 2012 NC Residential Energy Code, different strategies to show compliance, and a review of building science. The focus of the workshop will be on the changes required in insulation, fenestration, air sealing, and lighting. Diagnostic testing options will be reviewed and demonstrated, as well as when it is required to meet compliance. An energy code visual library will be shown with new photos from job sites across the state of compliant and non-compliant practices, along with advanced framing options.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the scope of the residential energy code and climate zones.
  2. Determine the best path for compliance for different projects.
  3. Review the importance of a tight building envelope, what the energy code requires in terms of air sealing and the different ways to show compliance.
  4. Understand insulation and fenestration tables and code related requirements.
  5. Review the new lighting requirements for residential construction.
  6. Learn the duct sealing and insulation requirements as well as the different options for compliance in regards to the tightness of the duct system.
  7. Participants will be introduced to the additional voluntary criteria (HERO code), the reasons to go above and beyond the minimum code, and code resources.

Cost: $250*   (lunch included)
*Early Registration Cost: $200 - Register by close of business day May 8th to receive discount
Students in UNC system cost: $200**
**Student Early Registration Cost: $175

Location: Appalachian State University Campus, Reich College of Education, Room 329. Park at College Street Parking Deck - attendant will let you in. See map below.
Time: 9:00am - 4:00 pm

Continuing Education Credits Offered: 6 LU|HSW, 6 PDH, NCDOI CE 6 Building OR 6 Mechanical , 6 NATE CEHs in all areas, NCBI 6 CE to maintain designation
All attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion


Joseph Crocker

Learn the energy code from the people who helped develop it!        

Experts from Appalachian State University were part of a team that helped North Carolina in developing a building code that delivers 30% improved energy efficiency compared to the baseline of the 2006 International Energy Efficiency Code.                                                                          

 Click here for some great resources on the 2012 North Carolina Energy Code.   

This workshop is co-sponsored by the
North Carolina Energy Efficiency Alliance.
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