This course provides a basic introduction to the varied and complex issues associated with NC building energy codes and is designed to speak to a broad audience with an interest in building energy efficiency, including builders, remodelers, architects, engineers and designers. The focus of this class will be to build long-term understanding of the NC Energy Code requirements and lasting capabilities of the construction marketplace to meet or exceed all required Energy Code standards in building designs, approved plans and constructed buildings.
Robert Privott is the director of codes and construction for the North Carolina Home Builders Association. He holds North Carolina licenses as a building contractor, electrical contractor and plumbing contractor, and is certified in North Carolina as a Level III building, electrical, fire, mechanical, and plumbing inspector. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from East Carolina University and an Associate of Applied Science degree in landscape gardening from Sandhills Community College.