PHRC Workshop

PCCA Workshop - IECC 101: International Energy Conservation Code Essentials (2 days)

IECC 101 is designed for code officials, inspectors, contractors, and design professionals but open to any interested party. This two-day course provides a comprehensive overview of the commercial building provisions of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Practice exams are included at the end of each day to help attendees retain information and prepare to take the Commercial Energy Inspector or Commercial Energy Plans Examiner test.

After attending this program, attendees will be able to:

  1.  Learn how to find code requirements pertaining to commercial building energy conservation in the International Energy Conservation Code.
  2. Develop a basic knowledge of terminology and concepts related to commercial energy conservation, commercial mechanical systems, and commercial lighting installations.
  3. Understand how commercial energy code compliance can be achieved through the application of either the IECC or ASHRAE 90.1 Standard.
  4. Gain a basic knowledge of ComCheck compliance software.
  5. Be able to describe the duties of a commercial energy inspector and prioritize those inspection items having the greatest impact on the conservation of energy and the health and safety of the building occupants.


Course Materials

The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and a standard calculator are required. Continental breakfast and lunch included.

Course Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Instruction time


Pennsylvania Housing Research Center

Credit Hours

12 PA L&I Contact Hours

Registration Fee


Registration Link




The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center serves the home building industry and the residents of Pennsylvania by improving the quality and affordability of housing.

We conduct applied research, foster the development and commercialization of innovative technologies, and transfer appropriate technologies to the housing community.

Pennsylvania Housing Research Center

219 Sackett Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2341

Fax: 814-863-7304