Wisconsin commercial building code: Do you measure up?

Slab edge insulation requirements. Lighting controls. Do your projects present some of the challenges Wisconsin code inspectors see in the field? Are you up to date on new energy calculation methods to meet Wisconsin’s commercial code? Join us as we explore how Wisconsin’s code has changed. We’ll show you multiple methods you can use to meet the energy code. Our instructor, a code official himself, will share the problem areas he runs into over and over in the field. We’ll walk you through real-world scenarios. We’ll share methods that have been approved to help you meet code, and show you how to apply these approaches to help you meet code more efficiently. 

As a result of this webinar, you will be able to: 

  • Explain important commercial energy code requirements. 
  • Apply best practices that help you comply with IECC code requirements. 
  • Analyze specific code scenarios that cause issues in projects. 
  • Differentiate and explain how the IECC and the Wisconsin changes apply to specific commercial buildings and construction methods. 

Who should view?
Commercial and multifamily code inspectors, builders, designers, architects, developers, general contractors, insulators, air sealers, building consultants, and energy engineers.

If you need continuing education credits for this webinar, you will need to pass a quiz with a score of 80% or higher. You will be able to view the course on-demand, take the quiz, and complete the evaluation in Coassemble (Slipstream’s Learning Management System). Create an account (you only need to do this once) or go directly to the on-demand webinar. This link will not be functional until AFTER the live broadcast. The quiz will be available immediately after the live broadcast ends and the on-demand recording will be posted within a few days of the live broadcast ending.

All credits have different expiration dates, so it is to your advantage to take the quiz as soon as possible.

AFE This program supports a topic within the body of knowledge outlined by the Association for Facilities Engineering CPE/CPMM/CPS Certification Programs, and should count as 0.1 CEUs (1.0 hour) toward re-certification. 

BOC This course offers up to 1 point for BOC certified operators.

BOMI This webinar is approved for 1 continuing professional development point toward renewal of the professional designations offered by BOMI International.

WI-PE This course is geared towards professional engineers in the State of Wisconsin and offers up to 1 professional development hour (PDH). The course participant must decide if this is a qualifying course as defined in the relevant Wisconsin Administrative Code

This course will not be pre-approved for GBCI credits; however, if you believe the content is applicable to your credential, you can self-report credits.

This webinar is currently being reviewed by additional continuing education accreditation organizations. Please check back for up-to-date information.

  • General requirements  
    • Climate zones 
    • Exterior design conditions 
  • Commercial energy efficiency 
    • Application of energy code 
  • Existing buildings 
    • Additions 
    • Alterations 
    • Repairs
    • Change of use/occupancy

James Sjolander

James Sjolander, City of Middleton 
James has been a residential and commercial building code inspector for the City of Madison for the last ten years, and most recently is the building inspection department manager for the City of Middleton. He teaches building contractors, mechanical contractors, architects, engineers, fire suppression specialists, and other building inspectors how to interpret and apply the most current version of the code. He has over 30 years of experience in the building industry and owned a commercial construction company before he became an inspector. 

Free to view and to receive continuing education credits. 

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 11 AM-noon Central 


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