Efficiency is the Master Key to High Performance Buildings
December 12, 2019
Event hosted and facailitated by the Dallas County Community College District with EarthX. Speakers include:
Paul Westbrook, retired Sustainable Development Manager at Texas Instruments
A representative from McKinstry, to talk about thir net zero building project
Michael Brown, Energy Systems Design Engineer
Jake Stein, co-founder/partner at Smart Energy 360
2018 IBC Essentials
November 06, 2019
Virtual Training Room, Online (Members $165/ Nonmembers $198)
This seminar focuses on the basic concepts of the 2015 International Building Code® (IBC®). These concepts provide a basis for the correct utilization of the code. A clear understanding of the identified requirements allows the code user to apply the IBC in specific situations and helps to build an understanding of the intent of the code when asked to make a judgment on code compliance.
OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety Course
November 11-14, 2019
TEXO Fort Worth Training Room ($250 TEXO Members/ $450 Non-Members)
The OSHA 30-Hour Construction safety course is intended for supervisors or for workers with some safety responsibility. It will provide a greater depth and variety of training on an expanded list of topics associated with workplace hazards than the TEXO Safety First class. Topics will include recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards found in the workplace.
SPEER Energy Code Webinar: 2021 I-codes Voting – Making Your Vote Count
November 13, 2019
The 2021 I-codes development process has played out over the past 2 years and is now coming down to the wire. Public Comment Hearings are being held in Las Vegas in October and the results of those hearings will be put up for voting by Government Member Voting Reps in November. This webinar will walk attendees through the actual voting process (it can be confusing) and then SPEER staff will provide an overview of some of the most important proposed changes to the IECC.
2018 International Energy Conservation Code Significant Changes
October 04, 2019
Instructor/Trainer: Shirley Ellis, Energy Systems Laboratory General Topics: What are the changes from 2015 to 2018, and how to address the changes.
Building Operator Certification (BOC) Program
This national program helps building engineers, maintenance supervisors and technicians advance their skills in the energy efficienct operation of commercial buildings. BOC recognizes individuals who have received specialized training and provides necessary value and lasting impact for those organizations and individuals who invest in it. The 72 hours of focus areas for the classroom and hands on training include:
Class start September 14, 2019.
- Energy Efficient Operations of Building HVAC Systems (2 days)
- Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance
- Efficient Lighting Fundamentals
- HVAC Controls Fundamentals
- Indoor Environmental Quality
- Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement
- One supplemental course, such as Electrical Systems, Ventilation Strategies, O&M Practices
Tempo Service, 911 Maryland Drive, Irving, Texas 75061
Seminar on the International Residential Code 2018
August 29, 2019
The Bob Duncan Center, 2800 South Center Street, Arlington, TX
Understand the development and enforcement of the International Residential Code. Learn about live loads, wind loads, flood loads, and seismic loads. Discuss fire resistance and fire detection. Explore energy efficiency. Examine mechanical, fual, plumbing and electrical systems.
Mobile Food Trucks and the 2018 IFC
August 29, 2019
911 Training Center, 2nd floor CPIII, 600 Six Flags Drive, Arlington Tx, 76011
Open forum discussion with AHJ heads or their designee regarding new automatic fire suppression system requirements for mobile food cooking applications per the 2018 International Fire Code (Section 319). The forum will include brief presentation on IFC and NFPA requirements, discussion on how permitting and inspection practices may occur from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, suggested identification recommendations of inspected facilities, spacing requirements from adjacent trucks or structures and miscellaneous fire safety practices for food trucks.
2018 IBC Means of Egress
January 17, 2019
Virtual Training Room, Online ($198, .6CEU)
This seminar addresses numerous provisions in the 2018 International Building Code® (IBC®) where the code contains requirements pertaining to establishing a means of egress in buildings.
National Electrical Code 2017 Seminar
February 12, 2019
The Bob Ducan Center, Arlington, TX - $279.00
Review the major changes in the 2017 National Electrical Code, learn about the requirements for electrical installments and review diffrent wiring methods and materials.