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Presenter: Arthur Pakatar, LEED Green Associate, CEA

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Ronkonkoma, NY

Courtyard by Marriott Long Island MacArthur Airport
5000 Express Drive South
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Phone: 631-612-5000

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Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 - 4:30 pm


Development of the International Energy Conservation Code’s (IECC’s)
Residential Building Requirements

   Current New York State (NYS) IECC
   Identifying projects to which it applies
   Reviewing the format and organization of the code
   Examining required submittals/procedures
   Exploring energy models
   Building toward the next generation energy code
   2018 IECC and NYS implementation


REScheck Introduction

   Review functionality on live screen
   Overview of menus, toolbars and fields
   Common REScheck submittal mistakes
   Alternative compliance paths


Building Envelope

   Review the difference between the R and U factors
   Weather-resistive barriers
   Vapor barriers, air barriers and thermal boundaries
   Prescriptive R or U, F, and C
   Slab insulation Fenestration requirements
   Requirements for doors and entrances
   Insulation requirements
   Basement insulation strategies
   Exterior foam


Thermal Bypass Inspection

   Visual inspection
   Performance testing—blower doors and shell tightness


Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Systems

   Manuals J&D
   The simplified approach
   Requirements for controls
   Equipment types and applications
   Ventilation standards and options


Ductwork Sealing Requirements and Verification Testing

Case Studies: Planning, Modeling and Verifying Compliance

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Architects
     6.5 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Energy)

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 6.5 continuing education hours to professional engineers in New York.

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New York engineers (NYSED Sponsor No. 35).

This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

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

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

This event offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.

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.

Speakers:

Arthur Pakatar, LEED Green Associate, CEA

Stonehenge Associates
Mr. Pakatar is the principal of Stonehenge Associates, a firm dedicated to the built environment. He is an industry veteran with several years of experience teaching home performance and construction-related topics. Mr. Pakatar holds certifications from the International Code Council, the Association of Energy Engineers, the Building Performance Institute, the U.S. Green Building Council and Resnet. He is a certified code enforcement officer in New York State and holds the energy code inspector and plans examiner designations with ICC. Over the past 10 years, Mr. Pakatar has prepared and delivered training to code enforcement officers, design professionals and other construction industry stakeholders throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. He has taught throughout the United States. Having participated in creating protocols for several pertinent topics, he is considered a subject matter expert. His company, Stonehenge Associates, is a member of International Code Council, ASHRAE, the Assciation of Energy Engineers (AEE), Northeast HERS Raters, Capital Region Builders and Remodelers Association, New York State Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders.

Mr. Pakatar is the principal of Stonehenge Associates, a firm dedicated to the built environment. He is an industry veteran with several years of experience teaching home performance and construction-related topics. Mr. Pakatar holds certifications from the International Code Council, the Association of Energy Engineers, the Building Performance Institute, the U.S. Green Building Council and Resnet. He is a certified code enforcement officer in New York State and holds the energy code inspector and plans examiner designations with ICC.

Over the past 10 years, Mr. Pakatar has prepared and delivered training to code enforcement officers, design professionals and other construction industry stakeholders throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. He has taught throughout the United States. Having participated in creating protocols for several pertinent topics, he is considered a subject matter expert.

His company, Stonehenge Associates, is a member of International Code Council, ASHRAE, the Assciation of Energy Engineers (AEE), Northeast HERS Raters, Capital Region Builders and Remodelers Association, New York State Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders.


Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

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