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The program is designed to assist Building Designers meet the requirements of the Cal Green code. A Handout will be provided that will cover many other aspects of the Cal Green Non Residential code, ...

The program is designed to assist Building Designers meet the requirements of the Cal Green code. A Handout will be provided that will cover many other aspects of the Cal Green Non Residential code, but this session will focus on Energy Efficiency.

Since 2005, Gary has averaged over 125 days of instruction per year in a variety of energy conservation topics. These include: California Residential Energy Standards, Duct Testing for HVAC contractors, CHEERS Rater certification training for Building Envelope, HVAC, Solar PV as well as core building science. In 2008 Gary developed and was the lead instructor the CHEERS Existing Home training program. This extensive four-day class focuses on building science as well as the art of residential energy audits. Gary’s extensive field experience as a HERS rater and his technical building science knowledge ensures that his training is accurate and easy to understand. Gary’s light-hearted, logical and down-to-earth presentation style ensures that participants understand the material and how to apply the specific rules or applications to their particular situation.

Gary has been involved with Green building beginning in 2003 when he first became a LEED AP and has continued his support of Durable Sustainable Design. He has been on and coordinated Design /Implement Teams for Energy Management, Waste Reduction and Building Failure Remediation since the 1980’s.

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    03 cal green inspection and verification 03 cal green inspection and verification Document Transcript

    • Section 3 Commercial CalGREEN INSTALLER AND SPECIAL INSPECTOR QUALIFICATION Commercial CalGREEN Overview Inspection and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Slide 2 SECTION 702 QUALIFICATIONSInspection and Verification 8/24 Page 1
    • Section 3 Commercial CalGREEN Inspection and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Page 3 702.1 Installer Training HVAC system installers shall be trained and certified in the proper installation of HVAC systems including ducts and equipment by a nationally or regionally recognized training or certification program. Inspection and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Page 4 702.1 Installer Training—Continued Uncertified persons may perform HVAC installations under the direct supervision and responsibility of a person trained and certified to install HVAC systems or contractor licensed to install HVAC systems.Inspection and Verification 8/24 Page 2
    • Section 3 Commercial CalGREEN Inspection and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Page 5 702.1 Installer Training—Continued Examples of acceptable HVAC training and certification programs: 1. State certified apprenticeship programs 2. Public utility training programs 3. Training programs sponsored by trade, labor or statewide energy consulting or verification organizations 4. Programs sponsored by manufacturing organizations 5. Other programs acceptable to the enforcing agency Inspection and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Page 6 702.2 Special Inspection [HCD] When required by the enforcing agency, the owner or the responsible entity acting as the owner’s agent shall employ one or more special inspectors to provide inspection or other duties necessary to substantiate compliance with this code. Special inspectors shall demonstrate competence to the satisfaction of the enforcing agency for the particular type of inspection or task to be performed. In addition to other certifications or qualifications acceptable to the enforcing agency, the following certifications or educationInspection and Verification 8/24 Page 3
    • Section 3 Commercial CalGREEN Inspection and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Page 7 702.2 Special Inspection When required by the enforcing agency, the owner or the responsible entity acting as the owner’s agent shall employ one or more special inspectors to provide inspection or other duties necessary to substantiate compliance with this code. Inspection and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Page 8 702.2 Special Inspection—Continued Special inspectors shall demonstrate competence to the satisfaction of the enforcing agency for the particular type of inspection or task to be performed.Inspection and Verification 8/24 Page 4
    • Section 3 Commercial CalGREEN Inspection and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Page 9 702.2 Special Inspection—Continued The following certifications or education may be considered by the enforcing agency when evaluating the qualifications of a special inspector: 1. Certification by a national or regional green building program or standard publisher 2. Certification by a statewide energy consulting or verification organization, such as HERS raters, building performance contractors, and home energy auditors 3. Successful completion of a third party apprentice training program in the appropriate trade 4. Other programs acceptable to the enforcing agency Inspection and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Page 10 Special Inspectors 1. Special inspectors shall be independent entities with no financial interest in the materials or the project they are inspecting for compliance with this code. 2. HERS raters are special inspectors certified by the California Energy Commission (CEC) to rate homes in California according to the Home Energy Rating System (HERS).Inspection and Verification 8/24 Page 5
    • Section 3 Commercial CalGREEN Inspection and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Page 11 SECTION 703 VERIFICATIONS 703.1 Documentation. Documentation to show compliance with this code includes: Construction documents, Plans, Specifications, Builder or installer certification, Inspection reports, Other methods acceptable to the enforcing agency which demonstrate substantial conformance. When specific documentation or special inspection is necessary to verify compliance, that method of compliance will be specified in the appropriate section or identified in the application checklist. Inspection and Tier 1 and Tier 2 Page 12 Questions?Inspection and Verification 8/24 Page 6