California Advanced Homes

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

Upcoming CEA Exams: May 2018
Upcoming CEA Exams: May 2018
April 16, 2018
The California Association of Building Energy Consultants (CABEC) has scheduled the next round of 2016 Standards CEA exams. All types of CEA exams including both Residentail and Non-Resident...
Home Energy Management Systems
Home Energy Management Systems
March 21, 2018
CAHP program participants can earn a bonus incentive kicker for installing home energy management systems  (HEMS) in new homes. Read on to learn how to earn the kicker and how HEMS can add v
PG&E Energy Center Training: High Performance Building Training
PG&E Energy Center Training: High Performance Building Training
March 21, 2018
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Pacific Energy Center will host a special series of training offerings to support high performance residential rebuilding in the North Bay.
Q1 Project of the Quarter: Shea Homes’ Tilton at the Cannery
Q1 Project of the Quarter: Shea Homes’ Tilton at the Cannery
March 21, 2018
PROJECT: Shea Homes: Tilton at the Cannery Average CAHP Score: 64 Average Incentive Per Lot: $3,450 Percent above Title 24: 41.77% (more…)
The Construction Labor Shortage and Its Impact on Developers
The Construction Labor Shortage and Its Impact on Developers
March 1, 2018
The California Advanced Homes Program (CAHP) and California Multifamily New Homes Program (CMFNH) have heard from participants about the increasing difficulty they experience finding laborer...
Congress Retroactively Extends Temporary Tax Break for 2017 Real Estate
Congress Retroactively Extends Temporary Tax Break for 2017 Real Estate
February 22, 2018
The 45L tax credit for energy efficient homes has been retroactively extended by the federal government. This is a $2,000 federal tax credit that all developers of energy efficient new homes...