UPCOMING GREEN BUILDING TRAINING EVENTS

The DCRA Green Building Division strives to offer green building events and trainings to help the building industry and public design and build code-compliant, sustainable buildings. If you have ideas or suggestions on trainings or are interested in having a representative from DCRA coming to your organization to speak on a speak, please contact us at [email protected]  01/05 – Residential Code Compliance Workshop/ 1 pm / 1100 4th Street SW Rm E200 (Register here) A bi-weekly hands-on workshop designed for permit applicants who have submitted for building permit and are pending or have already received “energy review” comments.  At the workshop, DCRA’s residential energy code reviewers will be on hand to address review comments. Don’t forget to bring your plans and comments! 01/13 – Lighting the Way to Commercial Energy Code Compliance / 10 am / 1100 4th Street SW Rm E200 (Register here) Due to popular demand, we are repeating our lighting training from 12/16.  Lighting is accountable for roughly 35 percent of energy usage in a typical commercial building.  To address lighting energy consumption, the new DC Energy Conservation Code and Green Construction Code include many new code provisions that are often more stringent and detailed.  Attend this session to learn about the new requirements including integration between timers, occupancy sensors, vacancy sensors, automatic daylight provisions, lighting power density, and other provisions of lighting as it pertains to the DC Energy Conservation Code and the Green Construction Code.  Methods to document compliance using tools such as COMcheck will also be covered. 01/19 – Residential Code Compliance Workshop/ 1 pm / 1100 4th Street SW Rm E200 (Register here) A bi-weekly hands-on workshop designed for permit applicants who have submitted for building permit and are pending or have already received “energy review” comments.  At the workshop, DCRA’s residential energy code reviewers will be on hand to address review comments. Don’t forget to bring your plans and comments! ARCHIVED GREEN BUILDING TRAININGS 2015 10/14 – Residential HVAC Load Sizing Training(download presentation here) 11/04 – Green and Energy Code Compliance System 101 (download presentation)  12/16 – Lighting the Way to Commercial Energy Code Compliance (download presentation)