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Florida Commercial Energy Code Compliance: Methods, Tools and Verification 4-Hour [Live Webinar Only]

Code: FlComm
Price: $199.00
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Pricing is per student.

CILB CEUs: 4 General credits; CILB# 0614559; Provider# 0000859

This 4-hour instructor-led live webinar course uses lecture, demonstration and exercises to:

- Examine building energy use contributors
- Introduce the 8th Edition (2023) Florida Commercial Energy Code changes
- Review Commercial Energy Code compliance methods and tools
- Run sample calculations to assess the effects of specific improvements on energy efficiency and Code compliance
- Verify Code forms and identify common errors.

Q and A will be available during the course. Webinar details will be provided after course registration.

Learning Objectives

The primary objective is for students to be able to obtain a working knowledge of Florida Commercial Energy Code compliance methods, use EnergyGauge Summit software with existing building files to determine energy code compliance, simulate energy use and generate output reports, and find deficiencies in a Code compliance report.

Method of evaluation is a 15-minute exam exercise.

Lead Instructor

Muthusamy V Swami, PhD

Dr. Swami has been with Florida Solar Energy Center since 1982. He is currently a Program Director and leads the analytical research and software capability development at the center. He is presently managing the development of building energy code, rating, analyses, and registration application software using state-of-the-art development and database tools. He possesses in-depth knowledge of mathematical models and numerical algorithms in the areas of heat, mass, specie, and momentum transport to develop efficient computer codes.

Course Outline/Agenda

1:00pm     Course Introduction

1:05pm Commercial Energy Code Overview
- Factors Evaluated By Florida Energy Code
- Basic Methodologies for Compliance
- Recent Changes

2:05pm Introduction to EnergyGauge Summit Florida Code Compliance Software
- Navigating Code Software Menus
- Reviewing Florida Code Compliance Reports

2:35pm Energy Use Modeling to Assess Code Compliance and Energy Savings
- Envelope
- Lighting and Controls
- Systems
- Other

3:15pm Break

3:25pm Key Areas of Focus for Code Compliance

3:50pm Using Energy Code Forms for Compliance Evaluation
- Evaluate Envelope Issues
- Evaluate Lighting and Controls Issues
- Evaluate Cooling Efficiency Issues
- Other components Issues

4:50pm Review and Questions

5:00pm Exam Exercise

Event Location
Live Webinar

Jacksonville location:
JEA, Jacksonville Florida
Cocoa location:
Florida Solar Energy Center,
1679 Clearlake Rd,
Cocoa Florida

All payments are fully refundable if cancellation is received at least 7 business days before the class begins. FSEC reserves the right to cancel any course in the event of insufficient pre-registration. In that event, all payments are fully refundable.

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