Course Name: BASIC ENERGY DEFINITIONS TO USE THE FLORIDA BUILDING CODE 2014
Course Number #0611946 CATEGORY: General
CEUs: 2 (Two Hours of Instruction)
This course provides an in-depth analysis of energy conservation terms according to the Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) Energy Conservation. The participant will increase their understanding of these terms with code compliance and policy discussions at the component, equipment, system and building level. Going beyond basics, it provides comparisons to the Florida Building Code 2010 Energy Conservation, as well as the counterpart terms used in common English.
The participant will learn:
- The evolution of the concepts of energy conservation, energy efficiency and energy performance.
- Florida Building Code 2014 word concepts the designers, builders and code officials must understand.
- Key energy terms that are not defined in the Florida Building Code
- Understanding the Effective Use of Energy”, C101.3 Intent
- Specific energy definitions for parts, equipment, building systems, whole systems and their implication on energy policy.
Method of Presentation
This course will be presented in a classroom lecture format with instructor use of a multi-media presentation. Attendee participation and questions will be encouraged.
Instructors – Julio Rovi, Arlene Stewart, Lauren Westmoreland, Rue Beane, Bert Henderson