Announcing Enhanced Incentives for Homes Affected by the 2017 North Bay Firestorms

Enhanced CAHP incentives are available to all customers in northern California who are rebuilding their homes due to the October 2017 wildfire. Click here to learn more about program offerings.

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Located in PG&E Service Territory
To be eligible for program incentives, homes must receive gas and/or electric service from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). If your home is outside of PG&E’s service territory, contact us to find the best program for you.
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Advanced Energy Performance
Builders work with Title 24 consultants to model homes in comparison to the 2016 Title 24, which took effect in January 2017. Participants may not begin construction until receiving authorization from the Program.
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Verified Energy Savings
Builders work with HERS Raters who visit homes to verify energy specifications and conduct energy performance tests.
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News, Tips, and Training

2019-Code Energy Design Rating Fact Sheet
2019-Code Energy Design Rating Fact Sheet
September 20, 2018
The 2019 residential energy code (2019-Code) will use a new energy efficiency metric to gauge code compliance: the Energy Design Rating (EDR) will replace compliance percent. Each metric acc...
Testing the 2019-Code Software
Testing the 2019-Code Software
September 20, 2018
The 2019-Code goes into effect January 1, 2020 -  just around the corner considering construction timelines. CAHP and CABEC strongly encourage all energy consultants to test out the 2019-Cod
Three Reasons Builders Should Incorporate High Performance Attics and Walls Now
Three Reasons Builders Should Incorporate High Performance Attics and Walls Now
September 12, 2018
While California’s 2016 building code mandates construction of high performance attics (HPA) and high performance walls (HPW) in all new single family homes, many builders elect to build to
New Bonus Options Available!
New Bonus Options Available!
September 10, 2018
The California Advanced Homes Program (CAHP) and California Multifamily New Homes (CMFNH) program provide EDR and cash bonuses for industry best-practice measures to reward builders and home...
CAHP Webinar: 2019 Code and the Solar Requirement
CAHP Webinar: 2019 Code and the Solar Requirement
August 28, 2018
The California Advanced Homes and California Multifamily New Homes Program teams up to provide you with a one hour presentation on the 2019 code and the prescriptive requirements for buildin...
EnergyCode ACE Webinar: Advanced Energy Rebuild Program, Introduction for Architects & CEAs
EnergyCode ACE Webinar: Advanced Energy Rebuild Program, Introduction for Architects & CEAs
June 26, 2018
EnergyCode ACE has announced two upcoming sessions for their webinar covering the Advanced Energy Rebuild (AER) program. The webinar is designed to help architects and Certified Energy Analy...