Georgia State Energy Code
|3 Hour Online Course
3 Hours Continuing Education Credit
All permit holders ( builders, remodelers, and homeowners) are required to comply with the Georgia Energy Code—officially known as the Georgia State Minimum Standard Energy Code. It sets the baseline for the building envelope, systems, and equipment. This course will describe the details regarding building features and equipment systems as they pertain to Georgia Energy Codes, and help contractors recognize how these codes can ultimately reduce and conserve energy consumption.
Learning objectives are provided to facilitate student understanding and progress. Informal progress checks throughout the module help students review and measure their understanding of the material. The chapter final assessment accurately reflects the information covered. Students must answer 70% of the questions correctly in order to receive credit/certification for the course.
*Learning Objectives: 1) Describe the details regarding the building features and equipment systems as they pertain to the Georgia Energy code. 2) Recognize how the energy code can ultimately reduce and conserve energy consumption.
Compliance and Documentation
1. Climate Zones
A. Table 402.1.1-Insulation and Fenestration Requirements
3. Compliance Methods
A. R-Value Computations
The Building Envelope
1. Duct Sealing and Insulation
Electrical Power and Lighting Systems