2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)

If you work in the residential construction industry, this training will introduce you to the minimum standards for energy-efficient homes and buildings, as outlined in the 2012 version of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).

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Comply with Building Code & Get the Job Done Right

The 2012 IECC code lays out a detailed guide for how to build energy-efficient homes. It is one of the most commonly required standards, often adopted as a single, all-inclusive energy-efficient building code. Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to do great work!

Improve Your Knowledge

Since you have to abide by the mandatory building code requirements, it's in your best interest to understand the technical requirements listed in the 2012 IECC code. Push yourself to get the job done right the first time and improve your efficiency and productivity.

Expand Your Business Offerings

2012 IECC introduced the requirement for blower door and duct leakage testing on all new residential construction. This has created a huge market for contractors to start offering blower door testing services. Learn what new opportunities await you and your business!

Improve Your Reputation

By understanding how the 2012 IECC code offers an overall improvement in energy use, you can pre-empt issues before they occur. This results in higher quality work, greater customer satisfaction, and an improved company image.

"Not only does this course teach you what's required for code compliance, but it teaches you the 'why' of what you're doing. I learned a lot."

- Kenneth Willows


How to Get the 2012 IECC Certificate

We care about your professional development and growth. In addition to providing you with the course materials you need to succeed, we'll also measure your understanding of the topics before you go out into the field.
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1. Take Our Course

Our self-paced online program consists of several short video presentations. Simply follow along on your computer.
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2. Pass the Post-Course Assessment

At the end of the course, we'll evaluate your comprehension of the course topics.
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3. Get Your Certificate of Completion

To earn the Everblue Certificate of Certification, you must complete all training videos and pass the post-course assessment.

Get 6 Months Access

As you participate in this training, you'll learn strategies to reduce the loss of energy in residential buildings. By the end of the course, you'll have a strong understanding of how to comply with the 2012 IECC requirements, using both prescriptive and performance-related compliance pathways.
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What You'll Learn

  • I-Codes Overview
  • Fenestration
  • Ceilings/Walls/Floors
  • Slabs/Crawlspaces/Sunrooms
  • U-Factor Alternatives
  • Simulated Performance Alternatives
  • Building Thermal Envelope
  • Equipment & Systems
  • Documentation & Inspections

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2012 IECC



Program Highlights
Start Now & Access Self-Guided Content
Log In & Participate Any Time 24/7
Watch from a PC, Mac, or Mobile Device
2 Hours of Online IECC Code Training
Includes Math Review Videos
Includes IECC Course Assessment
Access to Course Materials for 6 Months
Everblue Certificate of Completion

"This course was extremely useful. I would much rather watch an explanatory video about the IECC code requirements than to read a dense, technical guidebook. The instructor knew what he was talking about and put the concepts into practical terms that I could use on the job."

- Greg Framingham


Quick Answers to Your IECC Questions

Who is this class intended for?

This class is ideal for HERS Raters, code officials, home builders, architects, engineers, and anyone in search of building code clarification.

Have all states adopted the 2012 IECC?

No, it’s always best to check with your local building department and code enforcement agency to identify the enacted code in your area. Additionally, please note that municipalities can enforce more strict codes than those that have been adopted at the state level.

Will I be a certified code official after taking this course?

No, this course is primarily designed to teach you about the 2012 IECC code. That said, these topics are covered on the ICC Residential Plans Examiner test, which, upon passing, would give you an official title.

Does this course include the ICC Residential Plans Examiner test?

No, the exam must be purchased directly through the International Code Council (ICC).