Advanced Framing Techniques: Enhancing Energy Efficiency in New Construction

In this presentation, we will look at simple but effective advanced framing techniques that any production builder can easily implement. From two-stud corners, ladder blocking, insulated headers, and 24-inch on-center, we’ll look at real-world examples of how advanced framing can optimize material usage, reduce waste, and improve the thermal efficiency of today’s new construction homes. […]

FREE Oklahoma Weatherization HVAC + Building Code Training

SPEER is offering FREE weatherization (WX) HVAC training to regional Oklahoma HVAC contractors. Regional WX staff can join the morning sessions along with HVAC contractors. We are also offering a virtual option for this training at the request of Regional WX Managers. You can view the fliers and different offering options here. Please pay close […]

Texas Energy Code Compliance Collaborative (TECCC) Q2 Meeting

The Texas Energy Code Compliance Collaborative (TECCC) was established to find ways for the state to access and improve compliance with energy codes, offer support to local jurisdictions, and engage stakeholders in energy code discussions. The stakeholder group was established in 2011 and SPEER has been leading the quarterly meetings since 2014. With the publication […]

Webinar: Understanding and evaluating Manual J and S reports

Join us for a dive into the world of Manual J and S reports, which are now part of the standard review process for city plan reviewers. Our expert presenter, Alex Meaney, will guide us through the intricacies of these essential reports, highlighting key points of attention and potential areas of concern. This webinar represents […]

Energy Resiliency in Hazard Mitigation Roundtable (In-person)

Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) Natural Resource department will be hosting an upcoming Hazard Mitigation Roundtable Thursday, July 27th from 9 am - 1 pm. The purpose of this roundtable is to identify areas during the hazard mitigation planning process where energy resiliency topics could be better integrated. Dr. Margaret Cook, Senior Research Associate, from the […]

Energy Code Webinar: Electrical and Lighting Control Requirements for the IECC

Industry experts, Harold Jepsen from Legrand and Bryan Holland from NEMA, highlight the requirements for lighting and lighting controls for commercial applications for IECC compliance. We’ll look at the requirements and how and why these are needed and how compliance is met through proper product selection. Register Now.

Building Codes Roundtable

Interested in a presentation and roundtable discussion focused on the 2021 IECC at the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG)? Join SPEER's Energy Code Manager, Randy, as he reviews code changes followed by an open discussion and Q&A session. If you are a building official, 3rd party energy inspector, or city official this is for you! Register […]

Webinar: 2021 IECC Code Compliance for Residential Construction

This informative session is tailored for architects, builders, and contractors looking to navigate the 2021 IECC as it applies to residential construction. Gain actionable insights into the latest code updates, compliance requirements, and best practices to ensure your projects meet the highest standards of energy efficiency. Whether you’re planning a new building, inspecting a new […]