PG&E Energy Center Training: High Performance Building Training

PG&E Energy Center Training: High Performance Building Training

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The Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Pacific Energy Center will host a special series of training offerings to support high-performance residential rebuilding in the North Bay. All classes will be held at the North Coast Builders Exchange, located at 1030 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa, CA 95407. Registration is open now. Integrated Design and Construction: Rebuilding for Comfort, Efficiency, and Affordability This five-part series provides a holistic approach to high performance residential building. It is appropriate for homeowners and builders. While each session stands on its own, we encourage you to attend all or as many as possible. Subject Time (click to register and learn more) Design Thinking for Zero Net Energy April 27, 2018 12 pm to 4 pm Advanced Framing Saves Energy, Material and Labor May 4, 2018 12…
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2016 Standards CEA Exams Coming Up

2016 Standards CEA Exams Coming Up

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The California Association of Building Energy Consultants (CABEC) has announced two upcoming CEA exams in February, 2018. Exams offered this month include the Residential or Non-Residential: 2016 full exam (ACM + multiple choice), multiple choice only, ACM only, and re-certifications. In order to participate in the California Multifamily New Homes Program under the 2016 code, energy consultants must hold a 2016 Standards certification. Northern California: Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 7:30 - 5:00 pm PG&E Pacific Energy Center 851 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 Southern California: Monday, February 26th, 2018 7:30 - 5:00 pm SoCalGas Energy Resource Center 9240 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241 For more information on cost and to register, follow this link.
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Webinar on Common Modeling Issues and Design Charrettes

Webinar on Common Modeling Issues and Design Charrettes

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Join the CMFNH team for a webinar on program specific energy modeling guidelines to learn more about non-residential spaces, advanced systems and how to achieve deeper savings with efficient modelling approaches. We will also go over the $5,000 design charrette incentive. Specific topics to be covered: Modeling non-residential spaces Mechanical systems for high-rise MF buildings and their impact on compliance DHW Solar fraction & CMFNH eligibility Additional design assistance   Click here to view the webinar recording Click here to view the slide deck
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May 17th And 18th: WISE High Performance Attics And Walls Training

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Join the WISE team on May 17th in Clovis (Fresno area), and May 18thin San Ramon (East Bay) to learn about different products and techniques that you can use to comply with California’s current Title 24 standards, focusing on high-performance walls and attics. High Performance Walls and Attics are requirements in California’s 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, creating challenges for the state’s homebuilding industry. Funded by the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Incentive Charge (EPIC) Program, the Workforce Instruction for Standards and Efficiency (WISE) is a training and education program designed to support the transition of California’s new residential buildings towards High Performance Attic (HPA) and High Performance Wall (HPW) construction practices. Builders and installation contractors are invited to come learn about different products and techniques that can be used…
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2017 CMFNH Program Orientation

2017 CMFNH Program Orientation

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Join the California Multifamily New Homes staff for the 2017 California Multifamily New Homes (CMFNH) program webinar. The 2017 program launches later this week, and TRC has updated the program to help builders prepare for crucial changes to California's 2019 energy code. (more…)
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