CONS 161

REScheck Building Energy Codes (CONS 161)

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REScheck Building Energy Codes

Credits Contact Hours
2.0 2.0

Course Description

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C ISYS 110, concurrent enrollment allowed. This course focuses on the proper use and understanding of the U.S. Department of Energy s REScheck Energy Compliance Software to meet current Residential Energy Compliance requirements. Through theory and hands on exercises the student will use the REScheck software to determine energy compliance of new residential structures based on current energy conservation codes and local requirements using a variety of residential building plans. Required knowledge of residential building specifications and mathematics for proper REScheck software utilization will be covered. This course prepares the student to take the U.S. Department of Energy REScheck certification exams. The Michigan Unified Energy Code (MUEC)and International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) will also be discussed, as well as the history of the Michigan Energy Code and the U.S. Department of Energy. [Semesters Offered: Fall]

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