The Virtual Compliance Assistant asks you questions about your Nonresidential project then fills in the required certificates of compliance (NRCCs) and lets you know if the project complies.
A suite of interactive tools to help you understand the compliance process, required forms, installation techniques and energy efficiency regulations applicable to building projects and appliances in California.
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NRCI Forms (Nonresidential Certificates of Installation)
The Nonresidential Certificates of Installation (NRCI) are to demonstrate installations are compliant with the Energy Code at the time of construction and should be submitted by the installer to the inspector. Please:
Download the desired form and save a copy to your computer.
Use Adobe Acrobat Reader 2017 (free) to fill in the form. Do NOT use Adobe Acrobat or other PDF editing software. Using Acrobat Reader 2017 ensures the forms work correctly.
Submit the completed form to the Authority Having Jurisdiction.
NRCA Forms (Nonresidential Certificates of Acceptance)
The Nonresidential Certificates of Acceptance (NRCA) are to demonstrate compliance with Acceptance Testing requirements in the Energy Code. These documents must be completed by a field technician or Certified Acceptance Test Technician (ATT) and submitted to the inspector.
Forms ending in a “-F” can be downloaded here, completed, and submitted to the inspector.
Forms ending in a “-A” are available for download here for informational purposes only. The official forms will need to be completed by an ATT through a Certification Provider’s website. See the California Energy Commission website to find an ATT, and for more information on the Acceptance Testing Program.
NRCV Forms (Nonresidential Certificates of Verification)
The Nonresidential Certificates of Verification (NRCV) are to demonstrate compliance with HERS verification requirements in the Energy Code. These documents must be completed by a HERS Rater and registered with a HERS Provider’s registry prior to submitting them to the inspector.
NRCV forms are available for download here for informational purposes only and cannot be filled and submitted to demonstrate compliance.
Need a hand with the forms? Check out the Forms Ace™ to figure out which forms are required for your project. Use the Virtual Compliance Assistant to fill in your Nonresidential Certificates of Compliance for you and tell you if your project complies. Review training and resources that walk you through how to fill in the dynamic Nonresidential Certificates of Compliance.
Need a hand with the forms? Check out the Forms Ace™ to figure out which forms are required for your project.
Use the Virtual Compliance Assistant to fill in your Nonresidential Certificates of Compliance for you and tell
you if your project complies. Review training and resources that walk you through how to fill in the dynamic
Nonresidential Certificates of Compliance.
The Forms Ace™ tool helps you figure out which Title 24, Part 6 forms apply to your specific project.
Use this tool before your permit submittal to determine which forms will be required for your Addition,
Alteration or New Construction project — and whether or not your project requires HERS (Home Energy Rating
For Nonresidential Certificates of Compliance (NRCCs), the
Virtual Compliance Assistant fills in
the forms for you - and lets you know if your project complies - based on your answers to a series of
simple and direct questions about the project.
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Compliance Assistant and start filling in your NRCCs online now.
Forms Training and Resources
Our forms training and resources help you understand how to use the dynamic Nonresidential Certificates of
Compliance (NRCCs) effectively.
All the official California Energy Commission compliance documents available for download and, for the
Nonresidential Certificates of Compliance, available to fill in online based on your answers to questions about
This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E®), Southern California Edison Company (SCE), and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas®) under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.