VP Buildings holds conservation code seminar
A seminar offering an in-depth look at the new energy
conservation code in North Carolina attracted more than 30 builders
interested in how their business can adapt to the updated code. The
eight-hour seminar was presented by Varco Pruden Buildings, a
division of BlueScope Buildings North America, Inc., at VP's
regional headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Sessions throughout the day helped attendees understand the 2012
North Carolina Energy Conservation Code, which went into effect
March 1. The code raises minimum energy efficiency requirements for
buildings with the goal of reducing energy costs and improving
The seminar included a review of the commercial energy code in
the United States and North Carolina, information about COMcheck, a
code compliance software tool provided by the Department of Energy,
and demonstrations of energy-efficient material options from
leading industry material providers.