ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction Certification for Program Verifiers & Code Officials
CEUs: 1.8 ICC | 18 RESNET
This fully online, on-demand course provides the required training for those verifying under the ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction program. This is an EPA Approved training course for RESNET HERS Raters, Rating Field Inspectors, and HERS Modelers, BPI Certified Professionals, and CHEERS Certified Professionals. The training assumes the student has already taken the ENERGY STAR Single Family New Homes required training and builds from that base of understanding to provide the specifics required for the certification of Multifamily projects. This course is current with the ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction, Version 1 / 1.1 / 1.2 (Rev. 02) checklists and includes information about what is coming in the Rev. 03 checklists. Exam Proctoring information is made available to the student at the end of the course - the exam and the Proctoring fee for the initial attempt is included!
Register for both this Multifamily New Construction course PLUS the Single Family New Homes course and receive a 5% discount off of both courses! Click here for the combo package registration.
Registration Fee: $380.00
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|ENERGY STAR MFNC Overview and Introduction
This module provides a high level introduction to the ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction (MFNC) program. It includes information about which buildings qualify to be certified under this program, a high level look at the program requirements, the participants that work within the program, and the compliance paths that are available.
|MFNC Links, Overview and Introduction
|MFNC Which Buildings Qualify?
|Which Buildings Qualify Quiz
|MFNC Program Requirements
|MFNC Program Requirements Quiz
|MFNC Program Participants
|MFNC Program Participants Quiz
|MFNC Compliance Paths
|MFNC Compliance Paths Quiz
|MFNC Versions and Checklists
|MFNC Versions and Checklists Quiz
|MFNC Design Review
The first verification work for an ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction project happens during project design. This module takes you through the design considerations and requirements including partnership status, high-performance fenestration and insulation, review of the HVAC Design Report, and additional construction document review.
|MFNC Design Review Unit Materials
|MFNC Partnership Status
|Partnership Status Quiz
|MFNC Fenestration Design Review
|Fenestration Design Review Quiz
|MFNC Insulation Design Review
|Insulation Design Review Quiz
|MFNC HVAC Design Review
|HVAC Design Review Quiz
|MFNC Construction Document Review
|Construction Document Review Quiz
|MFNC Field Verification
There is quite a bit to verify in the field as an ENERGY STAR multifamily project is being built. This module provides an introduction to the following modules and provides the checklists and handouts that will be referenced as we move through these verification steps.
|MFNC Rater Field Verification
|MFNC Envelope Verfication
Verification occurs throughout construction for an ENERGY STAR project. This module focuses on the envelope verification items and provides details on how to verify high-performance fenestration and insulation, fully-aligned air barriers, reduced thermal bridging, and air sealing.
|High-Performance Fenestration & Insulation
|High-Performance Fenestration & Insulation Quiz
|Fully-Aligned Air Barriers
|Fully-Aligned Air Barriers Quiz
|Reduced Thermal Bridging
|Reduced Thermal Bridging Quiz
|Air Sealing Quiz
|Multi-Family Airtightness Testing
|Multi-Family Airtightness Testing Quiz
|MFNC HVAC Verification
Verifying the HVAC and distribution systems is a critical component to an ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction project. This module covers the verification of the heating and cooling equipment, the duct quality installation, dwelling-unit and common space mechanical ventilation systems, local mechanical exhaust, and filtration.
|HVAC Introduction to ENERGY STAR HVAC Verification
|Heating & Cooling Equipment
|Heating and Cooling Equipment Quiz
|Duct Quality Installation
|Duct Quality Installation Quiz
|Dwelling-Unit & Common Space Mechanical Ventilation System
|Dwelling-Unit & Common Space Mechanical Ventilation System Quiz
|Local Mechanical Exhaust
|Local Mechanical Exhaust Quiz
|Combustion Appliances Quiz
|MFNC Appliance and Lighting Verification
Special attention must be paid to combustion appliances in a well-sealed ENERGY STAR project. This module covers these combustion appliances as well as domestic hot water, lighting, appliances, and plumbing fixtures.
|Domestic Hot Water
|Domestic Hot Water Quiz
|Appliances and Plumbing Fixtures
|Appliance and Plumbing Fixtures Quiz
|MFNC Energy Consumption Data Strategy
Large ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction projects must provide their consumption data to the EPA for benchmarking and other studies. This module provides information on determining a whole building energy consumption data acquisition strategy.
|Whole Building Energy Consumption Data Acquisition Strategy
|MFNC Exam Information
Try your hand at practice exams. Submit a request form to be placed into the ENERGY STAR Multifamily New Construction exam and complete your certification.
|MFNC Practice Exam
|MFNC Exam Tips
|MFNC Exam Request
|ENERGY STAR MFNC Final Steps