CARSON CITY, NV - October 17, 2016
A free training
class is being offered Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at Fernley City Hall (595
Silver Lace Boulevard in Fernley, Nevada) to help architects, builders, and other
construction profiles build energy efficient homes that are more comfortable
and healthier for homeowners.
class runs from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A light lunch is provided. The first 25
attendees to register will receive a free copy of the “Success with 2012 International
Energy Conservation Codes (IECC) for Nevada” guide (a $40 value) courtesy of NV
Energy and Southwest Gas.
IECC was adopted July 1, 2015 by the State of Nevada to ensure design and
construction requirements for energy efficiency and building.
course instructor is Mark Lera, President/CEO Distinctively Green Energy and
Certified Professor for the Building Performance Institute. Mark has been a trainer for over 30 years and
the past 17 years he has worked in the Energy Efficiency industry.
and benefits of the training class include:
- Learning how an energy efficient home is also a
- Learning how to perform energy code inspections more efficiently.
- Receiving tips on how code officials and
building departments can gain support from policymakers.
- Learning about the economic benefits
associated with green building codes.
- Gaining a better understanding of the IECC,
the difference between the 2009 IECC and the 2012 IECC, and the 2015 IECC Energy
Rating Index (ERI).
- Learning the top 10 inspection and plan review
points for a 2012 IECC compliant house that saves consumers energy and money.
- Increasing your understanding of how
architects can formulate plans and expedite reviews.
- Improving awareness on changes in
training is sponsored by the Governor’s Office of Energy, NV Energy, Southwest
Gas and Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, and Builders Association of
Northern Nevada (BANN). Space is limited to 50 attendees.
About the Governor's Office of Energy
The Governor's Office of Energy oversees energy programs required through statute and those that help to meet the mission of the office, which is to ensure the wise development of Nevada's energy resources in harmony with local community economic needs and Nevada natural resources. For more information about GOE, please visit