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2015 IECC Commercial and Residential Workshops

Register now to attend training workshops on the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), Chapter 11 for residential construction and the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) for commercial construction.

These 3-hour workshops will be offered in 25 cities throughout the state from February to August 2016. Builders, architects, building officials, energy engineers, contractors, inspectors, building suppliers and others affected by these changes are invited to attend.

These workshops are free of charge and each attendee will receive a copy of the 2015 IECC codebook as well as reference materials highlighting the building energy code changes.

Continuing education credits will be offered for the following:

  • International Code Council
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Building Performance Institute
  • American Society of Home Inspectors
  • International Association of Certified Home Inspectors


For more information, contact Alison Huxel.

ASHRAE 90.1-2013 Training Workshops

Effective June 1, 2016, state-funded new construction or major renovation projects must comply with the ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2013. SECO will be providing workshops on the new standard in Dallas, Houston, Austin and Corpus Christi in the coming months.

The 6-hour workshops will be highly interactive and will include several in-class exercises with problems that participants can solve individually or in teams. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring their laptops. These workshops are targeted at design professionals, code officials and building owners.

The instructor for the workshops will be Mack Wallace, P.E., LEED®AP. Mack has been a mechanical contractor, consulting engineer, and a registered engineer in Texas for over 30 years. Mack is heavily involved on the front lines of the energy conservation industry, having served the past 19 years on the ASHRAE Standard 90.1 Committee.

Dallas at UT Dallas- June 10, 2016
Houston at MD Anderson- July 11, 2016
Austin at the William B. Travis Building - August 18, 2016
Edinburg at the University of Texas-Education Building- August 26, 2016


For more information, contact Fred Yebra.

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