Energy Code Ace First Annual Conference!

Energy Code Ace First Annual Conference!

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Want to learn how to make energy code compliance faster, easier, and more accurate? Register for the Energy Code ACE first annual conference. When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Where: SoCalGas Energy Resource Center 9240 Firestone Blvd Downey, CA 90241 Cost: Free Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon refreshments will be provided Topics include: Highlights of 2019 Title 24 Part 6 Code Changes Code Compliance Resources Hands-on Practical Scenarios for New Construction and Additions/Alterations: Residential Nonresidential Lighting & Electrical Nonresidential Mechanical Multifamily Register now! Click here and scroll to Energy Code ACE Conference Find out more via the Agenda
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CAHP Webinar: 2019 Code and the Solar Requirement

CAHP Webinar: 2019 Code and the Solar Requirement

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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 building envelope, HVAC (heating ventilation air conditioning), DHW (domestic hot water), and PV (photovoltaic).   When: Tuesday, September 11th 10:00 am - 11:00 am Register here
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EnergyCode ACE Webinar: Advanced Energy Rebuild Program, Introduction for Architects & CEAs

EnergyCode ACE Webinar: Advanced Energy Rebuild Program, Introduction for Architects & CEAs

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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 Analysts (CEAs) understand the essential considerations for successful participation in the AER program that Sonoma Clean Power, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District jointly offer to help homeowners affected by the October 2017 firestorms rebuild energy-efficient and sustainable homes. During the session, presenters Martyn Dodd and Ted Tiffany will cover the program requirements, explore alternatives for meeting those requirements, and open the floor for participants to share ideas, concerns, and questions with other architects and energy analysts. This course is geared towards architects and CEAs who anticipate working on residential new construction projects in Sonoma and…
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CABEC Webinar: Energy Code for Accessory Dwelling Units

CABEC Webinar: Energy Code for Accessory Dwelling Units

Training
The California Association of Building Energy Consultants (CABEC) is hosting a webinar on the energy code standards for accessory dwelling units (ADUs). ADUs are becoming a desirable way to address the housing shortage in California. Because of this, the Advanced Energy Rebuild program will allow detached, in-law units with separate mechanical systems to receive full incentives. Date: Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm Location: GoToWebinar To register, please follow this link.  
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Upcoming CEA Exams: May 2018

Upcoming CEA Exams: May 2018

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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-Residential exams and re-certifications will be offered in Northern and Southern California.     Southern California Wednesday, May 16, 2018 7:30am to 5pm SGD&E Energy Innovation Center 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92117 Northern California Monday, May 21, 2018 7:30am to 5pm PG&E Energy Training Center 3136 Boeing Way, Stockton, CA 95206 Click here to register online
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PG&E Energy Center Training: High Performance Building Training

PG&E Energy Center Training: High Performance Building Training

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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. All classes will be held at the North Coast Builders Exchange, located at 1030 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa, CA 95407. Registration is open now.   Integrated Design and Construction: Rebuilding for Comfort, Efficiency, and Affordability. This five-part series provides a holistic approach to high performance residential building. It is appropriate for homeowners and builders. While each session stands on its own, we encourage you to attend all or as many as possible. Subject Time (click to register and learn more)   Design Thinking for Zero Net Energy April 27, 2018 12 pm to 4 pm   Advanced Framing Saves Energy, Material and Labor…
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CAHP Webinar – ZNE: Catch Me if You Can

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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 2019 code and the prescriptive requirements for building envelope, HVAC, DHW and PV. Click here to view the webinar Click here to view the slide deck
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PG&E Building Science Training

PG&E Building Science Training

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Starting October 30th, 2017, PG&E is hosting a five-day series of training classes covering the basics of building science at the CalCerts Training Center in Folsom. All classes are from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This is a great opportunity for energy raters and auditors to learn new, or brush up, on vital skills. PG&E has designed the classes to be engaging and hands-on, using live building props inside the classroom and plenty of opportunities for hands-on practice.   Class Date (click link to register) Description Building Envelope and Duct Testing Mon October 30, 2017 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Day 1 will cover basic building science and energy principles, and provide hands-on practice with blower doors and duct testers using the MI-BEST portable training unit. Air Flow Measures and…
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CAHP Program Survey

CAHP Program Survey

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Take the CAHP Survey Today! The CAHP team wants your input on topics for resources like one-on-one trainings, blog posts, case studies, and educational webinars. This quick, eight-question survey asks you to rank topics from 1-10, based on how interesting and relevant they are to you, 10 being the most interesting & relevant. Click here to share your feedback and help the CAHP team create more robust training and educational material, tailored to the needs of program participants. The survey will close on 6/14/2017.    
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May 17th and 18th: WISE High Performance Attics and Walls Training

May 17th and 18th: WISE High Performance Attics and Walls Training

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Join the WISE team on May 17th in Clovis (Fresno area), and May 18th in San Ramon (East Bay) to learn about different products and techniques that you can use to comply with California’s current Title 24 standards, focusing on high-performance walls and attics. High Performance Walls and Attics are requirements in California’s 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, creating challenges for the state’s homebuilding industry. Funded by the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Incentive Charge (EPIC) Program, the Workforce Instruction for Standards and Efficiency (WISE) is a training and education program designed to support the transition of California’s new residential buildings towards High Performance Attic (HPA) and High Performance Wall (HPW) construction practices. Builders and installation contractors are invited to come learn about different products and techniques that can be…
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