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Performance-based Compliance for Submittal Reviewers

This 2-hour training is targeted toward building officials, beyond code program administrators, and others who are tasked with approval of energy modeling submittals for performance based compliance. It discusses submittal review strategy and the key review steps including verifying the submittal for completeness; confirming that building systems and components shown in the compliance forms reflect design documents; that the configuration of the baseline (budget) design model is established correctly based on the applicable rules of ASHRAE 90.1 Section 11 or Appendix G; that, based on the simulation reports, the baseline (budget) and proposed designs were modeled as described in the compliance forms; and that the compliance outcome was established correctly based on the energy modeling results. The training demonstrates how to effectively use the DOE Compliance Form to perform the reviews and discusses other available resources such as the Submittal Review Manual.