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Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC) is a Kansas City nonprofit with a nearly 40-year history of transforming energy use in the building and transportation sectors — the two largest sources of greenhouse gases in the U.S. — while raising awareness to improve the air quality for our entire region

Through our Building Performance and Sustainable Transportation programs, MEC has established ourselves as experts on energy efficiency in the built environment and cleaner, more efficient transportation technologies. We use our experience, knowledge, and resources to empower businesses, communities, and municipalities across Kansas and Missouri to adopt and advocate for cleaner, more efficient practices.

Remodeler’s Residential Energy Code Standards & Trends

Monday, June 24; 1-5pm at Remodeling Institute 8015 Shawnee Mission Pkwy
Merriam, KS 66202: 
Remodeler’s Residential Energy Code Training (CE hours eligible). This course will provide an overview of the history of the IECC in the International Residential Code (IRC) and its multiple compliance paths – including the role of a HERS® Rater. This course has been tailored to address the needs of remodeling contractors.

Using 2021 IECC curriculum, the instructor will provide a common understanding of the thermal envelope (including the impact of windows, doors, and skylights), what is included in insulation installation grading, and advanced framing techniques. The instructor will also cover heating, cooling, and mechanical ventilation systems along with a discussion of the importance of duct tightness. Lighting, appliances, and clean energy contributions will also be discussed. LEARN MORE & REGISTER

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See it, Feel it, Seal it: Common Types of Air Leaks And How to Seal Them
Missouri Energy Resource Navigator
Energy Savings HubMissouri Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Energy Efficiency Resources
KCMO Energy Benchmarking Compliance