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September

October

Cost-Effective Code Compliance: Building Envelope
Tue, Sep 14 | 10am-noon | FREE

The September 14th webinar will cover the building envelope provisions of the Seattle and Washington state energy codes for “commercial buildings,” highlighting requirements that are new to this year’s code and the differences between the Seattle and State codes. (“Commercial buildings” include multifamily buildings taller than 3 stories.) Discussion topics will include maximum fenestration area, concrete balconies, vestibule requirements, air leakage testing, C406 credits, envelope alterations, and more. Duane Jonlin, FAIA, will explain the code requirements, while special guests Denali Jones and Jason Acosta of RDH, and Graham Wright of Passive House Institute US. will discuss design concepts for compliance. Q&A time to follow. 

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Introduction to Central Systems for Heat Pump Water Heating (Part 1): The Whys and Hows of Heat Pump Water Heater Systems for Multifamily and Commercial Applications  ​
Wed, Sep 15 | 10am-11AM | FREE

This course will explore the policy drivers that are pushing the integration of central heat pump water heating systems and highlight the economic, energy, and environmental advantages of heat pump water heater systems for commercial and multifamily projects. It will also discuss successful projects and case studies, while outlining which applications have the best opportunities for success.

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Introduction to Central Systems for Heat Pump Water Heating (Part 2): How to Select and Design a Heat Pump Water Heater System in Your Next Multifamily or Commercial Project
​Thu, Sep 16 | 10am-11AM | FREE

This course provides an overview of key central system design considerations. It explores the different system components, including next generation refrigerants, and gives an update on the status and evolution of available plug-n-play commercial equipment. Lastly, it walks through the Ecosizer tool available to properly size central heat pump systems. 

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Cost-Effective Code Compliance: Lighting
Tue, Sep 21 | 10am-noon | FREE

The September 21st webinar will cover electrical and lighting provisions of the 2018 Seattle and Washington state energy codes for “commercial buildings,” highlighting requirements that are new to this year’s code and the differences between the Seattle and State codes. (“Commercial buildings” include multifamily buildings taller than 3 stories.) Discussion topics will include new lighting power allowances, LLLCs for open office, lighting for “indoor horticulture,” special rules for dwelling units, controlled receptacles, renewable energy, lighting alterations, metering, commissioning, and more. Duane Jonlin, FAIA, will explain the WA and Seattle code requirements, while special guests Shaun Darragh from the Lighting Design Lab and A&R Solar will discuss design ideas for compliance. Q&A time to follow.

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Cost-Effective Code Compliance: HVAC
Tue, Sep 28 | 10am-noon | FREE

The webinar will cover the HVAC provisions of the 2018 Seattle and Washington state energy codes for “commercial buildings,” highlighting requirements that are new to this year’s code and the differences between the Seattle and State codes. (“Commercial buildings” include multifamily buildings taller than 3 stories.) Discussion topics will include the Total System Performance Ratio (TSPR), data center standards, restrictions on fossil fuel and electric resistance heating, balanced ventilation, DOAS, energy recovery, HVAC system alterations, and more. Duane Jonlin, FAIA, will explain the code requirements, and special guest Ben Roush of FSI Engineers will demonstrate design options. Q&A time will follow.

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Commercial HPWH: Engineering Deep Dive Part 1
Mon, Oct 11 | 10am-noon | FREE

This course introduces the engineering fundamentals of central heat pump water heater systems and evaluates important design considerations, while also presenting the current landscape of market delivery, product availability and refrigerant technologies. 

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Commercial HPWH: Engineering Deep Dive Part 2
Wed, Oct 13 | 10am-noon | FREE

This course introduces the engineering fundamentals of central heat pump water heater systems and evaluates important design considerations, while also presenting the current landscape of market delivery, product availability and refrigerant technologies. 

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