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Energy Code Ace free training courses target a wide range of “hot topic” measures and audience groups, and are provided in a variety of formats. Use the filters on this page to find the perfect class to help you "decode" the California building and appliance energy efficiency standards.

Title 24, Part 6 2016 Standard
2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Test, Certify & Comply: California's High Efficacy Lighting Requirements for Residential Applications
This 90-minute online session provides an overview of California's residential lamp requirements, with a focus on the upcoming high efficacy lighting requirements in 2016 Title 24, Part 6, Joint Appendix 8 (JA8) that go into effect on January 1, 2017. Detailed information on how to certify JA8-compliant lamps to the California Energy Commission's Title 24 database, a comparison to California's other lamp specifications, as well as flicker testing and reporting, will be presented to help manufacturers, testing laboratories and distributors learn how to comply with the new requirements.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding Attics and Walls: Let's Talk 2016 High Performance Requirements
This two-hour web-based session focuses on 2016 Standards for attics and walls, and answers the question, what are high performance attics and walls?, provides guidance on how to design, model and build to be in compliance with the energy code and explores resources that can help you integrate these features into current construction practices.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding Electrical Distribution: Let's Talk Title 24 Part 6 Section 130.5
This two-hour web-based session focuses on electrical distribution requirements for nonresidential buildings under Title 24, Part 6 and addresses questions such as: When are these code requirements triggered? How should they be integrated into design for permit submittal? What do these requirements look like in the field? What needs to be documented during construction to show compliance?
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding Multifamily: Let's Talk Low Rise and High Rise Multifamily
This two-hour web-based session focuses on the code requirements of high rise versus low rise multi-family under Title 24 Part 6, and includes information on the difference between "high rise" and "low rise", how envelope, lighting and mechanical features change based on their classification, how to document the requirements for low rise and high rise buildings for building permit, and for final occupancy permit, and the challenges of modeling these building types and how these challenges can be overcome.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding 2016 Title 24, Part 6: Let's Talk Nonresidential Lighting
This two-hour web-based session focuses on what's changing and what's staying the same for nonresidential lighting under the 2016 Standards, and includes guidance on how to design, model and build to be in compliance with the energy code, an overview of the forms required to show compliance for lighting alterations, and what information is needed for permit.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding 2016 Title 24, Part 6: Let's Talk About What's New
This two-hour web-based session focuses on what's new in the 2016 residential and nonresidential Standards, and addresses how envelope, lighting and mechanical building features will change under the 2016 code, the challenges of designing to, modeling and enforcing these new code requirements, and suggestions on how to overcome these challenges.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Residential and Nonresidential Energy Efficiency Concepts
This course describes the benefits, principles, and underlying science of energy-efficient buildings, including: energy terminology and units of measure, heat-flow principles, causes and methods of controlling building heat transfer, and energy consumption and efficiency of building envelope, heating and cooling, water heating, and lighting systems as well as plug loads.
2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Residential Standards for AC Quality Installation Contractors
This course is designed to help HVAC contractors standout from the competition, and help their customers stay cool and save money by complying with the 2016 Title 24 building energy standards. It addresses when the standards do and do not apply to a residential HVAC project, which requirements are triggered when you're just changing part of the system, when you need to involve a HERS Rater, and what compliance forms the building department will require.
2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Nonresidential Standards for Plans Examiners and Building Inspectors
This interactive, "hands-on" course is designed to provide plans examiners and building inspectors with the knowledge and skills needed to more quickly and effectively enforce the 2016 energy code for nonresidential projects.
Sep
27
Location El Centro
Instructor Bruce Cheney
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Sep
28
Location Milpitas
Instructor Gina Rodda
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Oct
4
Location Temecula
Instructor Bruce Cheney
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Oct
24
Location San Diego
Instructor Bruce Cheney
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Nonresidential Standards for Energy Consultants
Join us for this FREE hands-on course designed to provide energy consultants with the knowledge and skills needed to perform key tasks associated with nonresidential Title 24 building energy efficiency compliance – and to more effectively communicate compliance options and requirements to builders and clients.
Sep
6
Location San Diego
Instructor Bruce Cheney
Time 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Oct
3
Oct
5
Location Online
Instructor Brian Selby
Sessions

Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts over 3 consecutive days, all of which need to be attended to complete the course. Each part runs 9:00 am - Noon, PST.

Type Virtual Classroom
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Oct
31
Location San Diego
Instructor Bruce Cheney
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Oct
31
Nov
2
Location Online
Instructor Brian Selby
Sessions

Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts over 3 consecutive days, all of which need to be attended to complete the course. Each part runs 9:00 am - Noon, PST.

Type Virtual Classroom
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Dec
12
Dec
14
Location Online
Instructor Brian Selby
Sessions

Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts over 3 consecutive days, all of which need to be attended to complete the course. Each part runs 9:00 am - Noon, PST.

Type Virtual Classroom
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2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Nonresidential Standards for Architects
This hands-on course is designed to provide architects with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate key nonresidential Title 24, Part 6 building standards and compliance options for new construction, alterations and additions, and compliance related documents. Participants will receive instruction on integrating code compliance tasks into their project schedule, collaborating with the project team to increase energy efficiency, and improving energy literacy to design aesthetically beautiful buildings that use less energy.
Sep
19
Location San Diego
Instructor Gina Rodda
Time 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Nonresidential Standards for Small Commercial AC Quality Installation Contractors
This course offers "hands-on" training in an interactive classroom setting, and covers: The essentials for complying with the California Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24 code) for small commercial AC changeouts; Acceptance testing requirements; An overview of and practice filling out the required Installation and Acceptance forms for small commercial AC. By the end of this course, you'll have working knowledge of how to comply with the Standards and enhanced practical skills to deliver energy savings for your customers.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. Click here to request training for this topic.
2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Residential Standards for Plans Examiners and Building Inspectors
This interactive, "hands-on" course is designed to provide plans examiners and building inspectors with the knowledge and skills needed to more quickly and effectively enforce the energy code for residential projects.
Aug
29
Location Milpitas
Instructor Gina Rodda
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Aug
30
Location Stockton
Instructor Marina Chavez
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Aug
31
Location Temecula
Instructor Bruce Cheney
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Sep
12
Location Manhattan Beach
Instructor Bruce Cheney
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Oct
10
Location San Diego
Instructor Bruce Cheney
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Standards & Technology for Office Lighting
This interactive, "hands-on" course is designed to provide those who design, specify, and/or inspect lighting installations in new and remodeled commercial office spaces with the knowledge and skills needed to perform key tasks associated with nonresidential Title 24 building energy efficiency compliance. Topics include an overview of current lighting technologies, including LED luminaires, that are available to fulfill code requirements.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. Click here to request training for this topic.
2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Standards & Technology for Residential Lighting
This interactive, "hands-on" course is designed to provide those who design, specify, and/or inspect lighting installations in new and remodeled residential spaces with the knowledge and skills needed to perform key tasks associated with residential Title 24 building energy efficiency compliance. Topics include an overview of current lighting technologies that are available to fulfill code requirements.
2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Standards & Technology for Retail Lighting
This interactive, "hands-on" course is designed to provide those who design, specify, and/or inspect lighting installations in new and remodeled retail spaces with the knowledge and skills needed to perform key tasks associated with nonresidential Title 24 building energy efficiency compliance. Topics include an overview of current lighting technologies that are available to fulfill code requirements.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. Click here to request training for this topic.
Advanced EnergyPro - Nonresidential
This class is designed for people experienced with EnergyPro software. Explore advanced envelope, lighting and mechanical design options and learn about new Title 24 requirements. Learn how to model and document Title 24 compliance for commercial building designs. Find out about opportunities for energy-efficiency incentives for efficient building designs under the Savings By Design incentive program. Participants will be provided the opportunity to gain hands-on experience using the latest version of EnergyPro designed for use with the 2016 Title 24 Standards on provided computers.
Sep
13
Location San Francisco
Instructor Martyn Dodd
Time 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Dec
12
Location San Francisco
Instructor Martyn Dodd
Time 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Advanced EnergyPro - Residential
This class is designed for people experienced with EnergyPro software. During this class we explore advanced modeling techniques for compliance with the low-rise residential building envelope and mechanical system requirements in the 2016 Title 24 Standards. Participants will be provided the opportunity to gain hands-on experience using the latest version of EnergyPro designed for use with the 2016 Title 24 Standards on provided computers.
Sep
14
Location San Francisco
Instructor Martyn Dodd
Time 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Dec
13
Location San Francisco
Instructor Martyn Dodd
Time 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Beginning EnergyPro - Nonresidential
This class is designed for people new to the EnergyPro software. The class will introduce participants to the basic input and modeling requirements to document commercial building envelope, lighting and mechanical systems with the 2016 Title 24 Standards. Participants will be provided the opportunity to gain hands-on experience using the latest version of EnergyPro on provided computers.
Sep
13
Location San Francisco
Instructor Martyn Dodd
Time 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Dec
12
Location San Francisco
Instructor Martyn Dodd
Time 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Beginning EnergyPro - Residential
This class is designed for people new to the EnergyPro software. The class will introduce participants to the basic input and modeling requirements to document low-rise residential building envelope and mechanical systems with the 2016 Title 24 Standards. Participants will be provided the opportunity to gain hands-on experience using the latest version of EnergyPro on provided computers.
Sep
14
Location San Francisco
Instructor Martyn Dodd
Time 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Dec
13
Location San Francisco
Instructor Martyn Dodd
Time 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
IES-VE Software Training for Title 24 Compliance for Nonresidential Buildings
This hands-on software training course focuses on Title 24 Compliance Modeling for non-residential buildings. The course will include envelope, lighting & HVAC energy conservation measures. IES-VE Software is currently the only certified commercial software by the State of California for Title 24 Compliance, Performance Approach of the 2013 Standards. This class is for Energy Modelers, Engineers, Architects, Sustainability Consultants and Contractors who are already familiar with the Title 24 Standards. Attendees should understand basic inputs for modeling common building envelope details, electric lighting, and HVAC systems.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic.
Title 24: Where We're Headed with the 2016 Standards
Martyn Dodd summarizes the new and revised requirements in the 2016 standards for residential, nonresidential and high-rise residential buildings and direct participants to informational and training resources that provide more in-depth Title 24 information.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. Click here to request training for this topic.
2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Nonresidential Modeling
This highly interactive course addresses general principles and hands-on application for effectively modeling nonresidential new construction and alterations to demonstrate compliance with the California Building Energy Efficiency Standards. The course includes examples, demonstrations, and individual hands-on practice covering both EnergyPro and CBECC-Com. Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts, all of which need to be attended to complete the course.
Sep
19
Sep
21
Location Online
Instructor Martyn Dodd & Ted Tiffany
Sessions

Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts over 3 consecutive days, all of which need to be attended to complete the course. Each part runs 9:00 am - Noon, PST.

Type Virtual Classroom
  Registration link coming soon!
Oct
24
Oct
26
Location Online
Instructor Martyn Dodd & Ted Tiffany
Sessions

Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts over 3 consecutive days, all of which need to be attended to complete the course. Each part runs 9:00 am - Noon, PST.

Type Virtual Classroom
  Registration link coming soon!
Nov
14
Nov
16
Location Online
Instructor Martyn Dodd & Ted Tiffany
Sessions

Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts over 3 consecutive days, all of which need to be attended to complete the course. Each part runs 9:00 am - Noon, PST.

Type Virtual Classroom
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2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Residential Modeling
This is a highly interactive course that addresses general principles and hands-on application for effectively modeling residential new construction and alterations to demonstrated compliance with the California Building Energy Efficiency Standards. The course includes examples, demonstrations, and individual hands-on practice covering both EnergyPro and CBECC-Res.
Aug
29
Aug
31
Location Online
Instructor Martyn Dodd & Ted Tiffany
Sessions

Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts over 3 consecutive days, all of which need to be attended to complete the course. Each part runs 9:00 am - Noon, PST.

Type Virtual Classroom
Oct
10
Oct
12
Location Online
Instructor Martyn Dodd & Ted Tiffany
Sessions

Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts over 3 consecutive days, all of which need to be attended to complete the course. Each part runs 9:00 am - Noon, PST.

Type Virtual Classroom
  Registration link coming soon!
Nov
7
Nov
9
Location Online
Instructor Martyn Dodd & Ted Tiffany
Sessions

Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts over 3 consecutive days, all of which need to be attended to complete the course. Each part runs 9:00 am - Noon, PST.

Type Virtual Classroom
  Registration link coming soon!
2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Residential Standards for Energy Consultants
This course is designed to provide energy analysts with the knowledge and skills needed to perform key tasks associated with residential Title 24, Part 6 building energy efficiency compliance - and to more effectively communicate compliance options and requirements to builders and clients.
Sep
7
Location San Diego
Instructor Bruce Cheney
Time 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Oct
3
Location San Diego
Instructor Bruce Cheney
Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Type Traditional Classroom
Oct
17
Oct
19
Location Online
Instructor Brian Selby
Sessions

Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts over 3 consecutive days, all of which need to be attended to complete the course. Each part runs 9:00 am - Noon, PST.

Type Virtual Classroom
  Registration link coming soon!
Dec
5
Dec
7
Location Online
Instructor Brian Selby
Sessions

Note that the v-class is delivered in 3 parts over 3 consecutive days, all of which need to be attended to complete the course. Each part runs 9:00 am - Noon, PST.

Type Virtual Classroom
  Registration link coming soon!
Decoding 2016 Title 24, Part 6: Let's Talk Energy Code Resources
This two-hour web-based session focuses on resources available on the new 2016 code requirements for Title 24, Part 6, including where to find information from the California Energy Commission, how Energy Code Ace can help with code resources and questions, and classes, books, websites, fact sheets, trigger sheets and more on the 2016 Standards.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Title 24: Where We're Headed with the 2016 Nonresidential Standards
Martyn Dodd summarizes the new and revised requirements in the 2016 standards for nonresidential and high-rise residential buildings and direct participants to informational and training resources that provide more in-depth Title 24 information.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Title 24: Where We're Headed with the 2016 Residential Standards
Martyn Dodd summarizes the new and revised requirements in the 2016 standards for residential buildings and direct participants to informational and training resources that provide more in-depth Title 24 information.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding Residential Compliance: Let’s Talk About Design to Construction
Gina Rodda of Gabel Associates, LLC, along with her guest speaker Brian Selby, from Selby Energy, Inc., want you to join the conversation regarding how the energy code is incorporated into design documents, plan check, and construction right up to that final inspection before occupancy for residential construction. - What are some good ways to address the energy code with details and specifications; - How might the construction industry be aware, and be able to integrate energy features into the building with minimal effort; - Where are there some good resources to get guidance on how the energy code could look in design documents, be verified during building department review, and products and practices that incorporate these features within the building for a smooth final inspection.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding QII: Let's Talk HERS Quality Insulation Installation
Gina Rodda of Gabel & Associates, LLC, along with her guest speaker Rob Starr, from CHEERS, want you to join the conversation on the HERS verified Quality Insulation Installation (QII) process for residential construction, and how it may Impact your role in the construction process. - Examples on how to integrate QII into the design documents so that the project starts off RIGHT on what will be required for a QII project - How scheduling is vital to a successful, and cost effective, project completion using QII - Inspection process in the field, including the HERS rater, contractor(s) and Building Inspector can make or break a QII project, tips on how to accomplish getting a final occupancy permit for QII features. Decoding Talks are online discussions exploring California's building energy code. Each one is led by industry experts and covers a different single topic in a laid back, organized and interesting (yes, we strive to make it interesting) format.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

California Building Energy Code Compliance (CBECC-COM) Software for the 2016 Title 24 Energy Code – Introduction and Simplified (2D) Geometry
This is hands-on training for developing energy models using CBECC-Com for 2016 Title 24, Part 6 compliance for nonresidential and highrise residential buildings. This training will cover step by step instructions for creating building geometry using the built-in simplified geometry method, understanding various CBECC –Com inputs including envelope assemblies, space loads, HVAC system options and modeling approach for various compliance types. PREREQUISITE: Basic understanding of Title 24 and how compliance modeling works. Prior experience with energy modeling software. This is not a class for beginners seeking to learn energy modeling.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic.
What's New in 2017 for Title 24 Residential Standards
Martyn Dodd summarizes the new and revised requirements in the 2016 Title 24, Part 6 standards for residential buildings, and directs participants to informational and training resources that provide more in-depth Title 24, Part 6 information.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. Click here to request training for this topic.
What's New in 2017 for Title 24 Nonresidential Standards
Martyn Dodd summarizes the new and revised requirements in the 2016 Title 24, Part 6 standards for nonresidential and high-rise residential buildings, and directs participants to informational and training resources that provide more in-depth Title 24, Part 6 information.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. Click here to request training for this topic.
Decoding 2016 HERS: Let’s Talk Residential and Nonresidential HERS Measures
Gina Rodda of Gabel Energy, along with her guest speaker Russ King, from CalCERTS, want you to join the conversation on HERS verified energy features for both residential and nonresidential buildings, and how it may Impact your role in the construction process. We will discuss: • What HERS measures are available and when must they be used • Suggestions on how to prepare a project for a successful HERS verification process • Which forms are applicable to HERS measures • How HERS measures are completed in the field
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic.
Decoding 2016 Envelopes: Let’s Talk Res & Nonres High Performance Walls and Attics
Gina Rodda of Gabel Energy, along with her guest speaker Colin Shane, from RDH Building Science Inc., want you to join the conversation on high performance attics and walls for both residential and nonresidential buildings, and how it may impact your role in the construction process. This is a session for those who are aware of the high performance roof and wall requirements of Title 24 Part 6, but want to learn more about how it all works. We will discuss: • What are the strengths (and weaknesses) of various products are available in the market for high performance envelope features • How should we be thinking about moisture issues associates with high performance attics & walls • Fire safety, that’s a big concern these days…what we need to know about the products being used • Review some methods on how to detail, specify, and construct these building features for success!
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic.
Title 24, Part 6 2013 Standard
Decoding CXR: Let's Talk Nonresidential Commissioning Under Title 24, Part 6
This two-hour web-based session focuses on nonresidential commissioning under the 2013 Title 24 Part 6 Energy Efficiency standards and includes information on commissioning requirements, preparing for the documentation process, implementing the commissioning measures, coordination and communication throughout design and construction, and job aids and other resources available to support you.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding CBECC-Com: Let's Talk IESVE and Nonresidential 3D Modeling
This two-hour web-based session focuses on performance calculations for nonresidential buildings using the CBECC-Com engine (which is new to the 2013 energy code cycle) via 3D modeling using the software interface IESVE.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding CBECC-Com: Let's Talk Energy Pro and Nonresidential 2D Modeling
This two-hour web-based session focuses on performance modeling for nonresidential buildings using CBECC-Com engine for 2D modeling using the software interface EnergyPro.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding CBECC-Com: Let's Talk about the New NRCC-PRF Form
This two-hour web-based session focuses on the new NRCC-PRF form used for nonresidential performance calculations (with the CBECC-Com engine, which is new to the 2013 energy code cycle).
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding Forms: Let's Talk Res & Nonres 2013 Energy Compliance Forms
This two-hour web-based session focuses on compliance documentation and includes discussions of what forms to use when in the submittal and building process, registration requirements, and job aids and other resources available to support you.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

2013 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Residential Standards for AC Quality Installation Contractors
This course is designed to help HVAC contractors comply with the 2013 Title 24 building energy standards. It addresses when the standards do and do not apply to a residential HVAC project, which requirements are triggered when you're just changing part of the system, when you need to involve a HERS Rater, and what compliance forms the building department will require.
2013 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Nonresidential Standards & Technology for Indoor Lighting Prescriptive Compliance
This course focuses specifically on the 2013 Title 24, Part 6 Prescriptive requirements for new or retrofit nonresidential indoor lighting projects. We strongly recommended that you first complete Title 24 Part 6 Essentials Standards and Technology for Nonresidential Indoor Lighting Mandatory Measures.
2013 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Residential Standards & Technology for Lighting
This course focuses on residential lighting - how to meet or exceed the 2013 California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards. The course was designed for those who design, specify, install, plan check, or inspect residential indoor and/or outdoor lighting installations. The course may also be helpful to manufacturers who supply lighting devices, controls, and systems.
2013 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Nonresidential Standards & Technology for Indoor Lighting Mandatory Measures
This course focuses on the 2013 mandatory lighting measures which are required regardless of the compliance method selected. They are enforced for new construction, additions, and alterations. The course was intended to help professionals who design, specify, install, or inspect lighting installations in new and remodeled nonresidential spaces as well as energy analysts who evaluate the 2013 Title 24 Energy code compliance of proposed lighting designs, and manufacturers who supply lighting devices, controls and systems.
2013 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Residential Standards for Ventilation
This course addresses understanding and applying ventilation requirements for low-rise and single family residential buildings under California's 2013 Building Energy Standards (Title 24, Part 6). Designers, contractors, energy consultants, HERS raters, and building department staff will benefit from this course
Decoding Comfort: Let's Talk HVAC Impacts on Residential Comfort
This two-hour interactive online event discusses and decodes Title 24, Part 6 for residential HVAC systems - and how they impact comfort and relate to the 2013 energy standards and beyond as we try to reach zero net energy goals. Gina Rodda of Gabel & Associates, LLC, along with her guest speaker Rick Chitwood of Chitwood Energy Management, Inc., discuss residential comfort in regards to what you see/specify in HVAC equipment that "goes beyond" minimum requirements, ideas on how to communicate "comfort" with the homeowner using HERS testing results, and sharing job aids and other resources you find useful.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Decoding HERS: Let's Talk Res & Nonres HERS Measures
This 2-hour interactive online event to discuss and decode Title 24 Part 6 for residential and nonresidential HERS measures under the 2013 standards. Gina Rodda of Gabel & Associates, LLC, along with her guest speaker Russ King, of Benningfield Group, discuss the new HERS measures, including HERS triggers and verification process, documentation and registration process, installation practices, and available job aides and resources.
There are currently no classes scheduled for this topic. But you can click on the link below to view a recording of a previous session.

Title 20
Title 20 Essentials: The Water-Energy Nexus
In this course you will learn about the water-energy nexus and why California is taking bold steps to identify and regulate interdependencies among water and energy resources and infrastructure. You will also learn about the new Title 20 and CALGreen (Title 24 Part 11) water efficiency requirements and how they save water and energy through a reduction in hot water usage while using high efficiency appliances, fixtures and fittings. Finally, you'll learn the precise steps to make sure all the plumbing products you make, sell, install, and use comply with Title 20 requirements.
Title 20 Essentials: Making the Most of On-Demand Video Training
This online module is designed to orient you to the curriculum and explains how to get the most out of the interactive video modules. Click on the module title below to access the video training.
Title 20 Essentials: Why Certification Matters
These online modules provide context for the California Appliance Efficiency Regulations and give an overview of the compliance process and enforcement related issues.Click on the module titles below to access each video training.
Title 20 Essentials: Using MAEDBS for Third Party Certifiers
This online module describes the general requirements to become an approved third party certifier and walks you through how to complete the Third Party Certifier Application using MAEDBS. Click on the module title below to access the video training. For guidance on how to perform other functions, such as adding or modifying appliances to MAEDBS, see the modules under Title 20 Essentials: Using MAEDBS for Manufacturers.
Title 20 Essentials: Using MAEDBS for Manufacturers
This series of online modules explains what’s new with the MAEDBS and offers "hands-on" training on how to work with it to accomplish database tasks required by manufacturers. Click on the module titles below to access each training video.
Title 20 Essentials: Using MAEDBS for Test Laboratories
This online module describes the test laboratory requirements to test appliance data for MAEDBS. Click on the module title below to access the training video.
Title 20 Essentials: California Appliance Standards for Retailers, Distributors, Contractors, and Importers
This online module describes the requirements for complying with Title 20 Appliance Efficiency Standards and demonstrates how you can verify compliance before offering a regulated product for sale. Click on the module title below to access the video training.
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