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US Energy Codes and Standards
* Describe the difference between an energy code and an energy standard * Give some examples of the impact that codes and standards for lighting levels, ventilation and other areas have on energy efficiency * Explain how laws contribute to the creation of codes and encourage energy-efficient investment and behavior
Energy-efficient buildings and products offer economic and environmental benefits. They diminish energy expenditures and environmental pollutants caused by consuming fossil fuels. They also help highlight economic opportunities for business and industry by promoting new energy efficient technologies. This course will discuss the codes and standards that influence and mandate energy usage in the United States. This course seeks to define the difference between an energy code and an energy standard, and explores specific codes and standards for lighting, ventilation and other relevant areas, while identifying the laws and international codes that govern them. Course Materials: Course Transcript Course Credits: This course has been approved by the IEEE for the following continuing education credit: * Approved by IEEE for (0.1) CEU. To gain credit, send an email to energy.university@schneider-electric.com stating course(s) completed and your IEEE membership number for a certificate to submit. This course has been approved by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) for the following continuing education credits: * Approved by USGBC for (1) GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals * Approved for (1) GBCI CE Hour * Approved for (1) GBCI CE Hour for LEED Credentialing Maintenance Program (CMP) This course has been approved by American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) for the following recertification points: * Certified Engineering Operations Executive (CEOE) for (1) point. This course has been approved by BOMI International for the following continuing education credit: * Approved by BOMI for (1) CPD point. This course qualifies for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits for graduates of the RPA, FMA, and/or SMA designation programs by BOMI International, the Independent Institute for Property and Facility Management Education. This course has been approved by the Construction CPD Certification Service for the following continuing education credit: * Approved by CPD for (1) CPD point This course has been approved by the The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) for the following continuing education credits: * BPI Recognized for (.5) CEU Credits. The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) has approved this course for continuing education credits. ASHE issues in quarter-hour increments, and this course qualifies for .75. The total of 10 contact hours equals 1 continuing education credit.
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* Describe the difference between an energy code and an energy standard * Give some examples of the impact that codes and standards for lighting levels, ventilation and other areas have on energy efficiency * Explain how laws contribu...
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