Energy Efficiency is Everyone's Business!

Mr. Tav Commins of the California Energy Commission will be conducting a train the trainer presentation on Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential & Non Residential Buildings at the HVAC Excellence National Educators and Trainers Conference March 17 and 18, 2008.

All across the United States, people are being effected by raising energy costs. One of the largest cost to the average consumer, is heating and cooling their home.


States and municipalities are adopting energy efficiency standards for RESIDENTIAL and NON RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS as they know, a quality installation saves energy and money. The standards nationwide are being modeled after California's Title 24 energy regulations, as they are the model of efficiency through conservation.

Mr. Tav Commins will be conducting a train the trainer presentation on Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential & Non Residential Buildings at the HVAC Excellence National Educators and Trainers Conference March 17 and 18, 2008. This training is geared for HVACR Educators and Trainers who want to learn more about Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential & Non Residential Buildings.

Mr. Tav Commins is a Mechanical Engineer, and the lead staff member on the Title 24 HVAC quality installation measures with the California Energy Commission. He conducts training for; building officials, HVAC contractors and instructors on the State energy codes. Previously, Mr. Commins managed the California Energy Commission's Energy Hotline which answers questions about the State's energy code.

Mr. Commins train the trainer presentation will cover: California's HVAC Energy Regulation, HVAC Installation quality standards, An overview of how the Energy Code Works, What HVAC equipment and systems are tested, Examples of the testing proto-call, Who can conduct the test, What tests require third party testing.
Raising energy cost is a national concern. As more areas adopt Title 24 Standards, trainers and educators need to make certain that their customers and students understand energy regulations are focusing on installation quality standards rather than just installing more efficient equipment.

Mr. Commins presentation is one of many at the conference. Additional sessions include: Electronically Commutated Motors (ECM), Customer Relations (Soft Skills), Chilled Water Systems, Energy Auditing, Loads and Load Calculations, Motor Efficiencies, Packaged Modular Training Programs, Residential Zoning and Direct Digital Controls, Federal Accountability Legislation, EPA Regulations, Employment Opportunities, Carbon Monoxide Testing, Developing Power point presentations, Performance Testing, Indoor Air Quality (UV EAC Humidity), Combustion Analysis, Accreditation - Assessment - Credentialing, Green Awareness, Teaching Air Flow and Measurements, Training Techniques that Work, Variable Frequency and Speed Drives, R-410A, Teaching Proper Fuel Pipe Sizing, 13 SEER and Beyond.

The 2008 HVAC Excellence National Educators and Trainers Conference will be held at the Imperial Palace Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. March 16-19, 2008. The cost of the conference is $189.00 which includes all sessions and 4 meals during the conference.

Energy Efficiency is Everyone's Business! Register by calling 1-800-394-5268 or visit http://www.hvacexcellence.org for additional information.

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