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

2016 Standards CEA Exams Scheduled for February
2016 Standards CEA Exams Scheduled for February
February 13, 2018
The California Association of Building Energy Consultants (CABEC) has announced two upcoming CEA exams in February, 2018. Exams offered this month include the Residential or Non-Residential:...
Program Bonus: DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes
Program Bonus: DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes
December 14, 2017
The California Advanced Homes Program (CAHP) offers a bonus for homes enrolled in the Department of Energy (DOE) Zero Energy Ready Homes program. This program recognizes builders for leaders...
CAHP Webinar – ZNE: Catch Me if You Can
November 20, 2017
Watch the CAHP team discuss the big bold energy efficiency strategies for the state and the legislative changes that are happening to support zero net energy. The webinar also discussed the
QII and the 2019 Code: What You Need to Know Now
QII and the 2019 Code: What You Need to Know Now
November 14, 2017
The California Energy Commission (CEC) has set a standard for the way insulation should be installed in a home, called High Quality Insulation Installation (QII). To meet QII, insulated fram...
CAHP Webinar: The Future of High Performance Windows and the California Energy Code
CAHP Webinar: The Future of High Performance Windows and the California Energy Code
November 6, 2017
With the California residential energy code moving toward a goal of all residential new construction achieving net zero energy, we must squeeze all the savings possible from buildings. Highe...
California Prioritizes New Construction with a Suite of Housing Bills
California Prioritizes New Construction with a Suite of Housing Bills
October 6, 2017
On September 29, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown singed an array of housing bills responding to the state’s overwhelming demand for new housing. A key goal of these bills is to speed p