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.
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
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…
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…)