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Presenter: Wendy Talarico, LEED AP

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.

Day One: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 11:00 am - 2:15 pm CDT (including a 15-min. break)

Day Two: Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:00 am - 2:15 pm CDT (including a 15-min. break)

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Presented by Wendy Talarico

Introduction to the International Green Construction Code (IgCC)
Day One Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | 11:00 am - 2:15 pm CDT (including a 15-min. break)

Introduction to the IgCC Development and impact
• History of the Code
• Relation of the Code to conventional building codes and energy codes
• Relation of the Code to LEED green building certifications
• Code adoption and enforcement

Chapters 1-3: Code Administration
• Administration
• Definitions
• Jurisdictional requirements and project electives

IgCC Chapters 4-5: Site Development and Material Use
Site development and land use
Material resource conservation and efficiency

Introduction to the International Green Construction Code (IgCC)

Day Two Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 11:00 am - 2:15 pm CDT (including a 15-min. break)

IgCC Chapters 6-9: Energy, Water, Environmental Quality and Building Commissioning
Energy conservation, efficiency and atmospheric quality
Water resource conservation and efficiency
Indoor environmental quality and comfort
Building commissioning
Operation and maintenance

IgCC Chapters 10-11: Existing Buildings
Green improvements and retrofits to existing buildings
Green sites of existing buildings

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
6.0 PDHs

6.0 HSW CE Hours

6.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council
.6 CEUs (Sustainability)

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar offers 6.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty area of Sustainability (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Wendy Talarico, LEED AP

Ms. Talarico consults with architects and engineers throughout the Northeast to provide continuing education on a range of subjects from codes to building science. She is an instructor for Urban Green/New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s “Conquering the Code”, an 8-hour energy code class in New York State. Ms. Talarico was a member of the engineering outreach team for the Brick Industry Association, and she is an award-winning journalist with more than 25 years of experience as a writer and editor for such publications as Architectural Record and This Old House.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

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

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Introduction to the International Green Construction Code (IgCC)

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description:This course examines the history of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC), it relation to conventional and energy codes, and its adoption and enforcement. It covers code administration, site development, material use, energy, water environmental quality and building commissioning, and improvements to existing buildings.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain how the IgCC was developed, its relationship to conventional building codes, energy codes, and LEED green building certifications, and they will be able to explain how the IgCC is adopted and enforced.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss IgCC provisions for site development, land use, material resource conservation and efficiency.

Learning Objective 3
Learners will be able to reference and discuss IgCC provisions for energy conservation, efficiency and atmospheric quality, water resource conservation and efficiency, indoor environmental quality and comfort, and building commissioning.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss IgCC compliance standards for improvements to and retrofits for existing buildings.



LUs: 6                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with design, construction, and code compliance

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date:06/29/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.