This class is one of many in a special training series on the 2013 Kentucky Residential Code called "Energy Conservation Construction Principles." These classes will help attendees better understanding the principles behind code requirements and how to quickly and efficiently apply these code-compliant techniques to their current construction practices. Instruction will be provided by specialists from the Southface Energy Institute. Code officials, home builders, subcontractors, construction professionals, and other interested individuals are encouraged to attend. All classes cost $25.
This particular course will focus on important components of the 2013 Kentucky Residential Code, particularly those items which may frequently present building professionals or code officials with challenges or confusion. Upon completion of the one-day course, trainees will be able to:
- Discuss the accepted methods of air sealing and insulating conditioned crawl spaces
- Calculate the appropriate sizing for attic ventilation
- Define the building envelope and identify the qualities of effective and ineffective building envelopes in homes
- Define high-efficacy lighting and explore high-efficacy lighting options for new construction
- Identify common missed air sealing opportunities and describe how to air seal in these locations for improved home performance
- Explain the importance of sealing ducts within conditioned space and summarize the common methods used to seal ducts that are within conditioned space
- Summarize common methods, materials, and practices used to install insulation effectively
- Identify methods to air seal and insulate attic doors and hatches for improved comfort and efficiency
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