Construction projects in the District of Columbia are required to comply with the DC Energy Conservation Code; and at 10,000 square feet or greater, all projects must comply with the International Green Construction Code or Green Building Act. During this lecture, participants will gain insight into the critical steps for compliance including permit submittal requirements (e.g. energy verification sheet, LEED documentation, energy model), the inspection process, and certificate of occupancy requirements. Presenters will also discuss the best practices for moving through the compliance process with ease.Presenters:David Epley is the Green Building and Sustainability Program Manager at the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA). Mr. Epley created and developed the nationally recognized Green Building Division. The Division is responsible for enforcement, development, outreach, and education on the District’s hallmark progressive green building regulations, including the Green Construction Code, Energy Conservation Code, and Green Building Act. In 2015, the Division won the national Standard Bearers Award in recognition of their Energy Code Enforcement Program. The Division also played an integral role in the District’s 2015 ranking by the American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) as the 3rd most energy efficient city in the country, as well making the District the city with the most LEED and ENERGY STAR-certified buildings per capita in the country.Matt Jacobs oversees GHT’s Interiors studio with a focus on superior client care, exceptional work, and rigorous project management. He offers 28 years of electrical engineering experience for diverse commercial spaces, and is known for his strong skills in managing projects with complex technical requirements. In addition to office environments, Mr. Jacob’s portfolio includes network operation centers, data centers, medical suites, commercial kitchens, office studios, and SCIF spaces. Organized by: AIA|DC High Performance Building CommitteeAfter attending this course, participants will be able to:1. Discuss the administrative structure and rationale behind the Energy Code, Green Code and Green Building Act;2. List the various compliance pathways and the compliance requirements for each;3. Explain the interdependence of the building envelope, mechanical and lighting systems and their impacts on energy consumption and how they are reflected in the codes; and4. Sharpen communication and coordination practices as related to clients, the design team, code officials and the construction team to remove barriers to compliance.Credits: 1.5 HSW|LUsPrice:$10 for students & Assoc. AIA members$15 for AIA & DAC members$35 for non-membersRegistration required.Please note: You must attend the entire session to receive continuing education credit.
Monday, November 7, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
District Architecture Center421 7th Street NWWashington, District of Columbia 20004202.347.9403
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