News, Tips, and Training

Home / News, Tips, and Training
2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards Development

2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards Development

Uncategorized
Even though the new standards just took effect, planning for the next version is already in progress. The Statewide Utility Codes and Standards Team supports the Energy Commission in developing revisions to Title 24, Part 6. The joint intent is to achieve significant energy savings through the continued development of reasonable, responsible, and cost-effective code change proposals for the 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards. The Statewide Utility Codes and Standards Team welcomes participation in a series of webinars scheduled in March to share input on potential code changes and inform the market, energy, and cost-effectiveness analyses. Each webinar will cover specific topic areas and the agendas and presentations will be posted on Title24Stakeholders.com. Sign up here for an invite to attend the meeting series and to stay informed about the utility-sponsored stakeholder…
Read More
FEATURED PROJECT: Persimmon at the Cannery

FEATURED PROJECT: Persimmon at the Cannery

Featured Project
TOP PROJECT OF Q4 2016 CAHP recognizes Shea Homes' Persimmon at the Cannery.   PROJECT OVERVIEW: Project: Persimmon at the Cannery LOCATION: Davis, CA Average CAHP Score: 61 Average incentive per lot:  $3,973 % Above Title 24:  42.8%   PROJECT TEAM: Builder: Shea Homes Energy consultant: California Living & Energy HERS Rater:  California Living & Energy   ENERGY EFFICIENCY MEASURES Quality Insulation Installation High Performance Attic: R-49 ceiling + R-15 insulation below roof deck Cool Roof: 0.41 solar reflectance/ 0.85 roof emittance Whole-House Fans installed Building Tightness: ACH4.7 at 50Pa Tankless Condensing System with 0.95 EF Heating and Cooling Distribution Insulation: R-8 duct insulation HVAC: Split Air Conditioner: 14 SEER/ 12.5 EER / Furnace: 92 AFUE Windows: U-factor 0.3/ SHGC 0.23 (operable) and 0.28/ SHGC 0.25 (fixed) The Project of…
Read More