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R2.1 – Efficient, Effective, and Code Compliant HVAC and DHW
June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Make sure to use the GoToWebinar link to obtain video access, this is required and verified for CEU credit. VIDEO VIEWING IS REQUIRED!
CEU’s: 1 AIA, 1 BPI, 1 Code Official
Residential Webinar – Efficient, Effective, and Code Compliant HVAC and DHW
Mechanical systems and service water heating systems are key elements to energy performance of residential buildings. At the same time, code provisions related to these systems are among those with least code compliance. This course covers code provisions with the highest energy impacts and suggestions for verifying compliance during plan reviews and inspections. Topics will include mechanical system sizing, mechanical piping insulation, controls such as programmable thermostats, heat pump supplementary heat and hot water boiler outdoor temperature setback; circulation systems and demand recirculation systems for hot water, insulation around piping in different scenarios, drain water heat recovery, and heated swimming pools.
Learning Objective 1:
Discuss the 2015 IECC requirements for equipment sizing
Learning Objective 2:
Highlight the 2015 IECC requirements for domestic hot water (DHW) and service water heating (SWH)
Learning Objective 3:
Explain the differences between the mandatory requirements and the prescriptive requirements of the 2015 IECC
Learning Objective 4:
Identify the energy code requirements for heated pools and permanent spas