Course Name:  FBC 818-Commercial Mandatory Requirements Advanced

Course Number : 999106

CEUs: 2  (2 Hours of Instruction)    Category:  General

Course Description:
Commercial construction is very diverse—from small retail shops and convenience stores to massive high rise condos and stadiums. For the Florida Building Code, Energy Conservation, 5 th Edition (2014), there are four paths for energy code compliance allowed in varying degrees of complexity and difficulty from which contractors may choose. This course provides a detailed mapping of the ASHRAE-base and the two IECC-base compliance paths.

This course is designed for enforcement professionals, inspectors, architects, engineers, contractors or builders and construction trades. Trades include, but are not limited to, HVAC contractors, electricians, plumbers, insulators and air sealers. It is recommended to have participants who are involved in planning and design and/or participants who will be constructing on‐site. It is also recommended that code officials attend the training to provide information on how new code requirements will be verified.

Course Objectives:

The participant will learn:

  • To list the 4 primary compliance paths in FBC EC for Commercial Buildings.
  • To recognize compliance paths in ASHRAE 90.1-2010 and IECC 2012 as used in FBC EC.
  • To describe the sub-paths that apply to envelope, HVAC/mechanical, lighting or building performance aspects of the code.

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.

Method of Evaluation:
Students will receive a course and instructor evaluation sheet that will be reviewed by the provider and used to adjust the course accordingly to meet the needs of future students.

Instructors –  Arlene Stewart, Julio Rovi, Lauren Westmoreland, Ruen Beane.

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