Providing building permit processing and plan review services in cities throughout Texas, Construction Concepts supplies cities with all the necessary resources to guarantee safe and durable environments. We address both state and local energy code compliance certification and inspections to commercial and residential projects with a quick and easy approach.
We provide our customers with a fleet of drones to enhance and provide site audits on cell towers, high rises, roofs, land surveys and live video feeds for field verification process.
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Effective September 1, 2016
State Wide Energy Code 2015
Significant changes to the 2009 Energy Code
Mandatory Blower Door and Duct Testing is now required on all single family and multifamily structures.
Wood Frame R-Value R-20 or R-13 plus R-5 continuous insulated sheathing
Mass Wall R-Value R-8 or R-13 when over half the insulation is on the interior of the mass wall
Windows U Factor- 0.35
Skylight U Factor- 0.55
Glazed Fenestration SHGC- 0.25
Ceiling R-Value R-38
Air leakage testing (blower door) rate cannot exceed 3 air changes per hour
Insulation for hot water pipe shall be minimum R-3
Heating and cooling equipment shall be sized in accordance with ACCA Manual S based on building loads calculated in accordance with ACCA Manual J
Not less than 75% of the lighting fixtures shall contain high-efficacy lamps
Large Format copies, scanning and printing now available