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Pennsylvania DEP Offers International Energy Conservation Code Workshop

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is inviting residential code enforcement officials, builders, contractors, and designers to an April 26 training workshop in York on the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).

The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center, 2000 Loucks Road, York. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided as part of the $40 registration fee.

In Pennsylvania, the IECC is considered part of the Uniform Construction Code (UCC), according to Act 49.

This workshop will focus on best management practices in sustainable residential building. Participants will also learn about sizing of residential HVAC units according to the Manual J methodology.

Attendees will receive six UCC continuing education hours for completing the training. Mike Turns, associate director of the Pennsylvania Housing Research Center, will be the instructor.

For more information and to register, visit www.dep.state.pa.us, keyword: IECC.

Publication date: 04/23/2012

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