Instructor: Charles Barr

Board: New York Office of Professions State Board for Architecture

Credit Hours: 1.00
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Approval Number: J607SSD03

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Course Description

This one hour interactive distance continuing education course focuses on how fenestration placement, installation and type along with lighting control systems have powerful influences on a building’s energy requirements.

This course examines the construction and implementation of windows, skylights, shading systems and glazing products available today which have been proven to reduce a new building’s energy consumption and provide occupant health and well being.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Define terms and concepts used in reducing energy cost with design strategies
  • Identify how and when sunlight can be used to reduce energy costs
  • Recognize requirements needed when using daylighting design strategies
  • Explain design considerations used in reducing energy costs
  • Describe characteristics of design considerations to reduce energy costs
  • Discuss design features available to reduce energy costs

Instructor Bio

Chuck BarrCharles (Chuck) Barr

Chuck has more licenses than anyone we at Pace has ever come across, including multiple Contractor and Electrical Contractor licenses, Building Official, Building Inspector and Plans Examiner licenses. Chuck has held Building Official positions (CBO) in Orange City and Fernandina Beach, Florida and is also an approved Florida Building Commission Advanced course accredditor. Aside from all his construction related licenses, Chuck is a licensed fixed wing commercial flight instructor, a rotary wing flight instructor and holds a Ship Captains license, not sure if he has a fishing license.

Chuck is essentially retired at the present and probably spends most of his time completing continuing education for his multitude of licenses inside and outside the construction industry when he's not instructing our online courses.

Florida Licenses and Certifications
CGC1508079 - Unlimited General Contractor, CFC1426436 - Unlimited Plumbing Contractor, EC13002676 - Unlimited Electrical Contractor, CAC1814258 - Unlimited Air Conditioning Contractor, BU908 - Florida Building Code Administrator (CBO), PX1172 - Plans Examiner (Standard)(Commercial/Residential) Building, Plumbing, Electrical and Air Conditioning, BN2685 - Building Inspector (Standard)(Commercial/Residential)Building, Plumbing, Electrical and Air Conditioning

Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI Verification ID: 67945) through the International Distance Education Certification Center (

IAEI (International Association of Electrical Inspectors)
BOAF (Building Officials Association of Florida)
Approved Advanced Course Accredditor, Florida Building Commission

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