IBTS Presents at a Maryland Energy Conservation Code Seminar

By August 17, 2012

August 17, 2012 – Columbia, MD:

Complying with the Maryland Energy Conservation Code Seminar

When: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Where: Doubletree Hotel Columbia, 5485 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia, MD 21045  (410) 997-1060,

During this seminar you’ll:

  • Understand what the Maryland Energy Conservation code is and what projects it applies to
  • Explore Res Check/COMcheck™ and review their functionality on a live screen
  • Examine the building envelope and review the differences between the R, U, C & F factors
  • Discuss heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) and learn about requirements for controls
  • Learn about power and lighting, including power limitations using whole building or space-byspace method

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 HSW continuing education hours for architects and 6.5 PDHs for professional engineers in most states, including Maryland, DC (architects only in DC), Virginia, and New Jersey. This course is also is also designed for contractors but has not been submitted for approval in any state.

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About Paul Freeman:

Paul Freeman Institute for Building Technology and Safety in Ashburn, VirginiaMr. Freeman is a code professional and training program senior project manager. He has been engaged in diverse aspects of the construction industry for 38 years. With progressive interests leading toward technical education and training, his career centers around the building sciences and the advancement of safe structures that are quality-built while ensuring good environmental stewardship. As an experienced home builder, he brings extensive practical knowledge to his inspections, plans examination, and technical mentoring/training work. There are currently 15 technicians, inspectors, and plan examiners operating under the direct supervision of Mr. Freeman. His primary activities as senior project manager include proposal writing and business development, training program development, branch office start-up and management, recruiting, code consulting, field inspection, and plans examination. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (construction option) and completed his Graduate Degree studies in Civil Engineering and Public Administration at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mr. Freeman has many certifications and memberships including International Code Council Master Code Professional, Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (PA UCC) Building Code Official, and Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and Energy Code trainer/presenter.

About Michael Savage:

Michael L. Savage, Sr., Middle Department Inspection Agency, Inc. (MDIA), Easton officeMr. Savage has been an inspector for seventeen years. He has also been a plans examiner/combination inspector with primary responsibility to Queen Anne’s County. During the seventeen years he has completed plan reviews and inspections on all types of structures from single family dwellings, decks and sheds, to micro-breweries and manufacturing/industrial facilities. Since coming to MDIA he has written and presented several seminars on various types of subjects from changes to the National Electric Code, National Fuel Gas Code, common building violations, and presenting the first seminar on the eastern shore on the International Mechanical Code. Mr. Savage is a certified master construction craft educator and currently teaches Electrical Level IV for the Electrical Apprenticeship program for ABC-Shores in Annapolis. He won Region V Craft Construction Educator of the Year Award from ABC National for the 2008 Year. Mr. Savage currently holds more than 32 International Code Council certifications, including the highest certification of Master Code Professional and Certified Building Official. In addition, he is a NFPA Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS). Mr. Savage is a licensed building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical inspector in the State of Maryland, and he is a qualified electrical inspector in the State of Delaware, and holds 14 Pennsylvania certifications (licenses) as an inspector and plan reviewer. He is actively involved in the code making processes and holds committee memberships on such bodies as NFPA, IAEI and UL, and is an associate member of the International Code Council (ICC). Mr. Savage is also the immediate past president of the Maryland Building Officials Association, a chapter of ICC.

About HalfMoon LLC:

HalfMoon LLC is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and North Carolina. HalfMoon LLC is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, and North Dakota.
Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey architect continuing education credit. Continuing education courses are not being approved for New Jersey engineers at this time.
This seminar is registered with the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 SD/HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885).
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