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Presenter: Lawrence Lile

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Jackson, MS

Marriott Jackson
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone: 601-969-5100

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 4:30 pm

2018 International Energy Conservation Code

  Brief history of the IECC
  Identifying which local code applies
  ASHRAE 90.1
  Does the IECC apply to my project?
  Major Changes in the Commercial IECC
  How the IECC is organized
  Performance based compliance

Building Envelope

  Review the difference between the R and U factors
  Weather-resistive barriers
  Vapor barriers, air barriers and thermal boundaries
  Slab insulation
  Advanced framing methods
  Fenestration requirements—National Fenestration Rating Council labels
  Requirements for doors and entrances
  Insulation requirements
  Basement and slab insulation strategies

COMcheck – A Practical Example

   Create building models and analyze as a group project
   Review functionality on live screen
   Overview of menus, toolbars and fields
   Review the most frequent COMcheck submittal mistakes
   Alternatives to COMcheck

Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Systems

   The simplified approach and when it can save you a lot of work
   Equipment types and applications
   Requirements for controls
   Ventilation standards and options
   When you can and cannot dehumidify

Service Water Heating

   Consideration including pipe insulation, pool covers and heat traps

Power and Lighting, Additional Efficiency, Commissioning

   Lighting controls
   Power limitations using whole building or space-by-space method
   Additional Efficiency Packages
   Existing Buildings

Case Studies: Planning, Modeling and Verifying Compliance

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Interior Designers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

     6.5 HSW CEHs
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Interior Designers
     6.5 HSW CEUs

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Energy)

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects in most states, including Mississippi. It also offers 6.5 CEUs to Mississippi interior designers. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Mississippi.

The American Institute of Architects has approved this course for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

Engineers, architects and interior designers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Energy.

This seminar offers construction contractors a non-credit continuing education opportunity. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing board for continuing education purposes.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Lawrence Lile

Owner of Lile Engineering in Ashland, MO
Mr. Lile is the owner of Lile Engineering, which specializes in commercial energy solutions and LEED certification consulting. Mr. Lile has worked in the design industry for over 30 years, on healthcare, industrial, commercial and educational construction projects. He has been involved in electrical and mechanical design, as well as construction management and commissioning. Mr. Lile has volunteered for local city boards and commissions, including the City of Columbia Energy and Environment Commission, which he chaired from 2009 – 2015, helping the City review and adopt new building codes. Mr. Lile is a licensed professional engineer in Missouri.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.