PGE - Title 24 Nonresidential Modeling Essentials

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

Description We recommend having work experience with Title 24 compliance documentation and completing Title 24 Residential Standards for Energy Consultants before attending this class. Energy Consultants and other Title 24 compliance professionals! Sharpen your knowledge of the essential concepts for performance modeling in this new course designed especially for you. The course provides specific modeling techniques applicable to each major residential end use and is designed to help you gain the knowledge, skills and practice needed to effectively model residential projects, including:Obtaining information from plans and organizing information for software inputUnderstanding the basis of the standard design energy budgetAnalyzing and interpreting calculation results and reportsIdentifying the relative significance of different measures within a projectEffectively communicating recommendations to exceed minimum code requirements
Audience Level We recommend having work experience with Title 24 compliance documentation and completing Title 24 Nonresidential Standards for Energy Consultants class before attending this class.
Introductions and Safety Announcements
Project Assessment
Information Gathering
Software Inputs
Title 24 Standard Design & Calculations
Wrap-up, Q&A, Post-course evaluation
Instructor(s) Martyn Dodd
Having written software used in California for Title 24 energy code compliance over three decades, Mr. Dodd is principal of EnergySoft, a Bay Area company that specializes in performance based energy analysis. He is one of the original authors of the 1992 Nonresidential Alternative Calculation Method (ACM) manual, which defines the rules for code compliance software. It has become the model for both national and international code compliance software procedures.

Mr. Dodd is the author of the EnergyPro, COMPLY 24, and Perform 2001 software programs, which are used extensively throughout California for code compliance. He also wrote the NECB Comply software for the government of Canada, used for performance-based code compliance with the Model National Energy Code of Canada.

Resources N/A
Cost No fee for this program
Credits AIA: 6.5 (Not HSW/SD)





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