This workshop is designed for home builders, contractors, manufacturers, HVAC mechanical engineers, distributors, architects, code officers and municipalities.
Program modules include
- PA Building Energy Code Highlights – History, Current, and Future
- IECC for PA – Commercial Codes
- IECC For PA – Residential Codes
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Who should attend:
The comprehensive installation workshop is designed for GSHP installers, contractors, dealers, home builders, manufacturers, distributors, architects, heating cooling mechanical engineers, trenching/water well drilling contractors, and anyone who desires a working knowledge of this innovative technology.
Steve Krug, AIA
Steve Krug is Principal at Krug Architects, an acknowledged leader in developing over $500M sustainable net-zero designs and carbon-neutrality plans, including award winning projects such as the West Chester University Student Recreation Center. Mr. Krug attended Syracuse University for Bachelor of Architecture, and Penn State AE for graduate studies focused on energy conservation. Subsequently, he was an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Penn State. He has dedicated his career to energy efficiency and serves Chair of the Smart Energy Initiative of the CCEDC, a member of the Chester County Environmental and Energy Advisory Board appointed by the County Commissioners, and as Chair of the Pennsylvania Climate Change Advisory Committee, appointed by the Governor of Pennsylvania.
Steve is also Co-Founder of CHP-Funder.com., which is a web-based platform that simplifies the financing of CHP projects. The database matches CHP applicants with suitable CHP funders. https://chp-funder.com/has grown word-wide and has streamlined the deployment of energy efficient CHP and other energy efficiency improvements. Steve is also Co-Founder of www.WorldCogenerationDay.org, www.WorldGeothermalEnergyDay.org, and has strategic alliances with Krug Resources Group, a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).
Mike Turns, Director of Energy Code Services
Mike has been with PSD for over nine years, managing several residential new construction and energy code support programs. Mike manages the implementation of energy code training and support services across four states throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. He is an expert in the International Energy Conservation Code and has developed and taught numerous training programs in several states under a variety of code versions. He has over 15 years of energy code training experience and has presented at national conferences like the RESNET, HPC, DOE National Energy Codes, and AESP conferences. Prior to joining PSD, he was the Associate Director of the Pennsylvania Housing Research Center (PHRC) at Penn State University, where he managed the largest provider of residential building code training in Pennsylvania. Mike has a master’s degree from Penn State with a thesis focused on assessing and reducing energy consumption in new homes.
Adam Smith, Energy Codes Specialist
Adam Smith is an Energy Code Specialist for PSD. He has over two decades of experience in the facilities and project management field, including full oversight and completion of large construction capital projects. Most recently, he worked for Camphill Ghent, a Gold LEED certified retirement community in the Hudson Valley, where he supervised all facilities and grounds projects and wastewater treatment plant, ensuring compliance with NYS Department of Health, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and local building codes. Adam has served in the volunteer fire department for over 30 years, most recently at Ghent Fire Department, holding the office of First Lieutenant.