Learn how the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) mandates could impact your organization in a presentation by Jim Dent, Preconstruction Director at Weifield Group Contracting, and Kevin Perri, Commissioning Engineer at Ambient Energy.
Dent and Perri will explore the 2015 IECC mandates' effect on the AEC community as it relates to design, construction and commissioning of modern buildings. They will discuss various options used to comply with the IECC with respect to energy-efficient strategies and commissioning approaches.
CE Hours: 1.5 GBCI hours
Price: Members - Free; Nonmembers - $10
Jim Dent, Weifield Group
Jim Dent is a Master Electrician, LEED AP and Director of Preconstruction at Weifield Group Contracting with over 40 years of experience int he electrical construction industry. Jim started his career in 1974 and completed his four-year apprenticeship with IBEW Local #12 in Pueblo, Colorado.
Throughout his career, Jim has worked on a broad range of projects, from a turbine generator building of a nuclear powerhouse on the Hanford Reservation in Washington, to U.S. Government and Xcel projects, to high-end condos and exquisite custom homes in Cherry Creek.
Weifield is primarily a design build contractor currently engaged in approximately $50 million in design build work. As Director of Preconstruction, Jim is responsible for keeping the Preconstruction current with the various codes.
Kevin Perri, Ambient Energy
Kevin Perri is a Commissioning Engineer at Ambient Energy, an independent building consulting firm based in Denver, Colorado.
Kevin holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Valparaiso University, is a Certified Commissioning Professional, Certified Energy Manager, LEED Accredited Professional, a commercial energy plans examiner and field inspector with ASHRAE 90.1 and IECC 2012, certified as an indoor air quality tester, and a licensed field auditor of the Air Barrier Association of America.
Kevin has been involved with projects for K-12 schools, higher educational institutes, federal and state government buildings, and hospital facilities ranging in size from 1,000 square feet to 2 million square feet. With his background and education of energy efficiency and building envelopes, Kevin has the experience and knowledge to ensure important details are addressed before and during the construction process to optimize energy performance and cost savings.