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.
Use this filter to narrow the list of tools to the ones most relevant to your needs.
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 System) verification.
Once you know which forms you need, you can
Get Forms to
download and fill in on your computer - and, for the Nonresidential
Certificates of Compliance, you can use the Virtual Compliance Assistant to fill
them in online.
If you need Nonresidential Certificates of Compliance (NRCC), the
Virtual Compliance Assistant
can help you fill them in online - and tell you if the project complies - based
on your answers to a series of questions about your project.
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The Reference Ace tool helps users navigate the Title 24, Part 6 Energy Code and Title 20 Standards documents. Features like “pop-up“ definitions of defined terms, key word search capabilities and hyperlinks that allow you to jump directly to related sections make using the Energy Code documents easier.
Click herefor instructions to install the downloadable version.
Due to the nature of these files, the downloadable versions of Reference Ace can only be accessed on the desktop version of this page.
2022 Title 24, Part 6 Reference Ace
Version 1.1 of the Reference Ace includes only the 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards. The Reference Appendices, Residential and Nonresidential Compliance Manuals, and Residential and Nonresidential ACM Reference Manuals will be added in future versions as they become available.
Wondering if your project scope requires Title 24, Part 6 compliant products? Use the Energy Code Product Finder to get a list of products specific to your project which need to be certified to comply, example specification language and a link to the applicable product database to search for a compliant product.
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 based on your compliance path, each step in the process is described in detail for the responsible party including links to helpful resources, code language and tools.
Use the online version to click on separate step boxes that expand to a print-ready PDF with all the details, or download the entire set of steps as a single PDF for each pathway.
The Virtual Compliance Assistant fills in your Nonresidential Certificates of Compliance (NRCC) for you and tells you if your project complies - all you have to do is answer a series of simple and direct questions about the project.
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®), and Southern California Edison Company (SCE) under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.