Foundations for Residential and Commercial Energy Code Compliance in Nebraska

Dates: July 9-30, 2024

Meets: Tu from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Online Class

Registration Fee: $99.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

This online course will provide students with an overview of key requirements in Nebraska’s statewide commercial and residential energy code, the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Students will learn about common code compliance challenges, understand construction best practices and gain insight into the building science behind the energy code. In addition, this course will include an in-depth, interactive walkthrough of the compliance software REScheck and COMcheck. The course will be taught by builder and former code official Matt Belcher, who has decades of experience in construction and working with the energy code in the Midwest. Continuing education credits from the International Code Council (ICC) and American Institute for Architects (AIA) will be provided.
Fee: $99.00

Online Class

Matt Belcher

Matt Belcher is an experienced builder and nationally-recognized consultant and Author on the business of green building. He has been actively involved in the St. Louis area residential construction industry for three decades, including six years as a top building codes official. He founded Belcher Homes in 1993, specializing in building Sustainable “green” homes and light commercial construction using low-impact, ecological development.

Mr. Belcher has also lent his expertise to lobby for green building legislation, advising on managing legal risks associated with green building as a member of Construction Dispute Resolution Services National Panel of Green Construction Specialists. He also assists other HBA’s and Trade Associations in developing green building programs, green educational programs and promoting building practices shown to create homes, buildings and developments that are safer, cleaner, more energy-efficient, healthier and better for the environment.

Mr. Belcher serves on the National Association of Homebuilders Board of Directors and NAHB’s Green Building and Energy sub-committees and NAHB’s Building Codes and Standards sub-committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors of The Green Building Initiative.

Mr. Belcher was the 2007 President of the Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri. He has served on its Building Codes committee for sixteen years including seven as Chairman. He chaired both the 2006 NAHB National Green Building Conference in Albuquerque NM and the 2007 Conference held in St. Louis. He was instrumental in helping to organize the St. Louis HBA’s green building effort and has served as its chair for the past four years.

Mr. Belcher is a Technical Partner with the University of Missouri’s Institute for Sustainable Energy. He is also a member of the St. Louis Chapter of the US Green Building Council. He was recently invited to testify to the U.S. House Energy and Air Quality Subcommittee on Climate Benefits of Improved Building Energy Efficiency.
Date Day Time Location
07/09/2024Tuesday6 PM to 8 PM Online Class
07/16/2024Tuesday6 PM to 8 PM Online Class
07/23/2024Tuesday6 PM to 8 PM Online Class
07/30/2024Tuesday6 PM to 8 PM Online Class


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