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Questions About Title 24?
Energy Code Coaches are local experts who can help answer your Title 24 questions, fast. Coaches have decades of experience in green building and energy efficiency improvements. They can provide citations and offer advice for your project to help your plans and forms earn approval the first time. Contact us today for help in the next 24 hours:
Notes From The Field
Recent Code Coach questions from projects in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties:
The Energy Storage System (ESS) Ready requirements are a new Mandatory Measure for new construction single family residences with one or two dwelling units.
There are four common types of water heater used in residential construction; each has their pros and cons of course, but what does the 2022 Energy Code think of hot water?
We can all agree fresh and filtered air is important to our health and wellbeing.
forums & events
Regional Forums provide an opportunity for building professionals to network and explore aspects of the energy code that are relevant to critical policy issues facing our region. Forums take place 2-4 times a year.
To learn about and register for upcoming regional forums and trainings, please check out our Regional Forums page.
August 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Breaking Barriers - Energy Friendly Permitting
Energy efficiency and electrification projects have become a focus across the state. Permitting is a necessary step to ensure we are meeting our goals, but is also a significant barrier. In this virtual forum, we will have speakers share best practices and strategies for permitting processes, which may include transitioning to online permitting, virtual inspection, energy friendly permit programs, and more.
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ENERGY CODE DOCUMENTS & RESOURCES
Building codes can be complex! We’re here to make your job easier. These documents provide references to CalGreen Building Standards and the California Energy Code (Title 24, part 6) to make it easier for you and your clients to understand building codes. If you need help right now, contact an Energy Code Coach here.
Become a Participating Contractor
3C-REN’s Home Energy Savings program offers contractors flexibility by paying incentives for actual metered kWh and therm savings. Rather than a restrictive list of measures and incentives, the program pays you to meet your customers’ energy savings or electrification needs.