On the Road with the Building Energy Efficiency Standards

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On the Road with the Building Energy Efficiency Standards

The Energy Commission Outreach and Education Team is on the road working with utilities, energy consultants and the building industry to promote energy efficiency in the community. We are educating Californians about investing in energy-efficient appliances, making energy-efficient home improvements, and taking energy-efficient actions every day that can save Californians hundreds of dollars.

Q: When do the 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards take effect?
A: July 1, 2014

Q: Where can I find the CBECC-Com compliance software tutorial videos?
A: The CBECC-Com videos are linked on the Energy Commission's Building Energy Efficiency Standards training webpage at http://www.energy.ca.gov/title24/training/. The software can be downloaded for free at http://bees.archenergy.com/.

Q: Where can I find a list of the 2013 approved computer compliance software for both residential and non-residential buildings?
A: Up-to-date information about all Energy Commission-approved software is located at http://www.energy.ca.gov/title24/2013standards/2013_computer_prog_list.html. Take a look at the 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards Infographic: http://www.energy.ca.gov/title24/2013standards/rulemaking/documents/2013_Building_Energy_Efficiency_Standards_infographics.pdf. See how much money Californians can save annually by using energy efficient technologies such as higher efficiency HVAC units, lighting controls, water heaters, and more. Got questions? We can help. Contact the Energy Standards Hotline toll-free in California at 800-772-3300 and outside California at 916-654-5106, or via email at title24@energy.ca.gov.
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