Upcoming Events and Training

Listed below are upcoming events and training opportunities for building codes officials.


2019 International Energy Conservation Code Significant Changes: What They Mean to Me

October 4, 2019
Tejas Conference Room, 600 Six Flags Drive, Centerpoint Two, Third Floor, Arlington, TX 76005
General Topics: What are the changes from 2015 to 2018, and how to address the changes.
Detailed Agenda Pending

Instructor/Trainer: Shirley Ellis, Energy Systems Laboratory

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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. 
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ICC Code Adoption Toolkit 

ICC Education & Certification Live Schedule

Building Codes Assistance Project's Upcoming Events

SPEER Events Calendar

SPEER 2015 Texas Energy Code Adoption Toolkit

International Code Compliance Calculator (ICCC / IC3)

Texas A&M Energy Systems Laboratory

Cedar Valley College - Home of the Sustainable Communities Institute

U.S. Department of Energy Building Energy Codes Program & Resource Center


Other Sources of Information

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:
  1. Energy Efficient Operations of Building HVAC Systems (2 days)
  2. Measuring and Benchmarking Energy Performance
  3. Efficient Lighting Fundamentals
  4. HVAC Controls Fundamentals
  5. Indoor Environmental Quality
  6. Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement
  7. One supplemental course, such as Electrical Systems, Ventilation Strategies, O&M Practices

Class start September 14, 2019.
Tempo Service, 911 Maryland Drive, Irving, Texas 75061

Liz John
s Manager


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.
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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.
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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. 
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ICC Online Library Review

November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  (Free)
Join ICC for a 60 minute webinar offering a walkthrough of the features found on ICC’s digital library codes.iccsafe.org.
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Seminar: Inspector Skills

November 15, 2018  ($180,  .6CEU)
Virtual Training Room, Online
This seminar addresses the necessary soft skills for success as an inspector, those non-technical traits and behaviors that enhance an inspector`s ability to interact with others and to successfully carry out their job duties.
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Regional Code Amendment Workshop

November 16, 2018 @ 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (Free)
NCTCOG Offices, 616 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, TX 76011
This workshop will cover the regional code amendment review process and significant changes between the 2015 and 2018 regional code amendments.

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Seminar: Report Writing for Code Officials

December 6, 2018
Virtual Training Room, Online ($198)
What you write can become the basis for appeal hearings and criminal and civil trials but also could prevent cases from going to court. Your inspection reports and notices of violation will compel a property owner to take action. Your writing skills can help to advance your career.

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ICC Online Library Review

December 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  (Free)
Join ICC for a 60 minute webinar offering a walkthrough of the features found on ICC’s digital library codes.iccsafe.org.
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