The Energy Code Ace suite of tools is designed to help you identify the forms, installation techniques, and standards relevant to building projects in California.
The Reference Ace™ tool helps users navigate the Title 24, Part 6 and Title 20 Standards documents. Key word search capabilities along with hyperlinks allow you to jump directly to related sections to make using the Standards documents easier.
The Forms Ace™ tool is designed to help you determine which Title 24, Part 6 Forms are applicable to your specific project. Use this tool as you begin your construction project to: Identify steps necessary for your project to comply with Title 24, Part 6; Understand which compliance path is least cumbersome to pursue; Identify which Title 24, Part 6 forms will be required for your addition, alteration, or new construction project & generate a checklist; Identify whether or not your project requires HERS (Home Energy Rating System) verification.
These Industry Workshops are meant to connect California Building Departments to their customers in an effort to simplify Title 24, Part 6 code compliance. We provide a package of materials to help Building Departments facilitate trainings for local installation contractors.
The Navigator Ace™ tool provides a step-by-step guide to the Title 24, Part 6 compliance process. Laid out in an easy-to-follow flowchart, each step in the process is described in detail for the responsible party including links to resources, code language and tools to assist with compliance. Click on each box to expand a print-ready PDF, or download the entire set using the “Download All” button below. Get started by choosing Residential or Nonresidential, then between Performance or Prescriptive paths. Not sure? We have guidance for that too!
The Installation Ace is a "field guide" to assist you in identifying proper installation techniques and which provides visual aides for some components commonly installed incorrectly. Its array of photographs along with easy-to-understand text are designed to help you visualize and demonstrate correct installation of a number of residential and nonresidential energy efficiency measures required by Title 24, Part 6.