The Inland Regional Energy Network, I-REN, has opened registration for its Energy Code Trainings.
I-REN’s vision is to connect residents, businesses and local government to a wide range of energy efficiency resources to increase energy savings and equitable access throughout San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.
Heat Pump Water Heater Training for Building Departments
Stay ahead in energy-efficient technologies by learning about HPWHs, code requirements, permitting resources and best practices for enforcement. This webinar will take place on Wednesday, August 9 at 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. To register, click HERE.
Residential Load Calcs and Duct Design for Building Apartments
Master residential load calculations and duct designs mandated by the mechanical and energy codes (e.g., ACCA Manual J and Manual D) by learning to process, check and verify effectively. This webinar will take place on Thursday, August 24 at 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. To register, click HERE.
Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Registry
Delve into the benefits of utilizing the online HERS registry fr electronic tracking and validation of compliance forms. This webinar will take place on Thursday, September 7 at 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. To register, click HERE.
What building code resources do you need? Input Needed by 8/31
For us to provide the most needed building energy code resources to those who work in the Inland Empire building sector, please take this survey: For local or regional government Building Inspectors, Chief Building Officials, Permit Technicians, Plans Examiners, Planners, or similar role, start here. For Contractors, Designers, Architects, Energy Consultants, or another similar role, start here.
Schedule an I-REN training of your choice at a convenient time
To request an in-person or live on-line training specifically for your building department staff, email [email protected] and provide the following information:
- Requested training(s)
- Preferred date(s) and time(s)
- Expected number of attendees from your jurisdiction (if space allows, we will open trainings to staff from other jurisdictions as well in order to maximize training opportunities)
I-REN Codes & Standards Instructors are accessible online from Monday to Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., to provide education to local building departments in the Inland Empire region regarding the requirements of the 2022 Energy Code (Title 24, Part 6). They offer guidance on plan check reviews, field inspections processes, and effective strategies to enhance code compliance and enforcement. These services are provided at no cost.