Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association
2520 Camino Entrada Unit B,
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
Fax: 505.982.0238
Miles D. Conway
Executive Officer
Tanya Dorame
Administrative Manager

[Santa Fe] Seminar on NM Adoption of 2021 IECC – Friday, May 24th

The way we build homes is changing! New Mexico Adopts the 2021 IECC with amendments.

Builders, Architects, and Inspectors 

The 2021 NM Residential Energy Conservation Code was Adopted January 30 and becomes Mandatory on July 30.

The educational program for builders and code officials is being coordinated by the Santa Fe Community College Energy Smart Academy and is sponsored by the Santa Fe New Mexican in partnership with Northern NM Home Builder’s Association.

Attend this education seminar to understand these mandatory changes to building practices. Lunch is included w/ RSVP. 

Where:  2520 Camino Entrada, Suite B, Santa Fe 87507

When: Friday, May 24th, 12:00 NOON

12:30-2 PM – [Builder focus portion of the program will last approx. 2 hours]

12-4 PM [Additional 2-hour “deeper-dive” into compliance for Code Officials wishing to earn CEUs for the workshop will immediately follow the builder presentation.]

Seminar will cover:

  • Code Compliance Responsibility

  • Overview of process NMRECC 2021 development 

  • Compliance Paths

  • Significant Changes [PDF]

  • Total UA option and new Tradeoff Worksheet, EMNRD            

  • Science behind the Change

  • Inspections Process

  • Questions & Answers 

This education seminar is supported by a grant from the US DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The funding was awarded to NM Energy, Mineral, and Natural Resources Department through its Energy Conservation and Management Division.

The program is coordinated by the Santa Fe Community College Energy Smart Academy.

Presented by David Best and EverGreen Building Solutions principal Stephen Onstad. EverGreen is a building science consultancy located in and serving northern NM. They are certified HERS raters, EnergyStar, DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes, Build Green New Mexico, LEED, Passive House, and ICC Residential Energy Inspector/Plans Examiners.

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