Resources and Training Offered for California’s 2016 High Efficacy Lighting Requirements

Visit EnergyCodeAce.com for free Title 24, Part 6 and Title 20 tools, training and resources.
Visit EnergyCodeAce.com for free Title 24, Part 6 and Title 20 tools, training and resources.

Energy Code Ace is pleased to announce the release of its fact sheet, report and online training designed to help industry professionals understand California's 2016 Title 24, Part 6 high efficacy lighting requirements for residential buildings.

What's New:

  • The definition of a "high efficacy" luminaire has been expanded to include luminaires containing light sources that meet the new performance requirements outlined in Title 24, Part 6 Reference Joint Appendix JA8.
  • One of these new performance requirements for light sources complying with JA8 is "reduced flicker operation." 
  • The 2016 Energy Standards also include a new Reference Joint Appendix JA10 that provides flicker testing and data reporting requirements for JA8 light sources.

What Energy Code Ace Offers to Help:

  •  Training
    • 2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Test, Certify & Comply: California's High Efficacy Lighting Requirements for Residential ApplicationsThis 90-minute online session provides an overview of California's residential lamp requirements, with a focus on the high efficacy lighting requirements in 2016 Title 24, Part 6, Joint Appendix JA8 that went into effect on January 1, 2017.

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Training 

Our training courses are all free of charge, and target a wide range of "hot topic" measures and audience groups, and are provided in a variety of formats to better match your learning needs and schedule. Use the filters on our training page to find the perfect class to help you "decode" the California energy efficiency standards. Currently available Lighting courses include:

  • 2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Standards & Technology for Residential Lighting: Focuses on residential lighting - how to meet or exceed California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards. The course is for those who design, specify, install, plan check, or inspect residential indoor and/or outdoor lighting installations. The course may also be helpful to manufacturers who supply lighting devices, controls, and systems.
  • 2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Standards & Technology for Retail LightingDesigned to provide those who design, specify, and/or inspect lighting installations in new and remodeled retail spaces with the knowledge and skills needed to perform key tasks associated with nonresidential Title 24 building energy efficiency compliance. Topics include an overview of current lighting technologies that are available to fulfill code requirements. 
  • 2016 Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Standards & Technology for Office LightingDesigned to provide those who design, specify, and/or inspect lighting installations in new and remodeled commercial office spaces with the knowledge and skills needed to perform key tasks associated with nonresidential Title 24 building energy efficiency compliance. Topics include an overview of current lighting technologies, including LED luminaires, that are available to fulfill code requirements.
  • Decoding 2016 Title 24, Part 6: Let's Talk Nonresidential Lighting: This two-hour web-based session focuses on what's changing and what's staying the same for nonresidential lighting under the 2016 Standards, and includes guidance on how to design, model and build to be in compliance with the energy code, an overview of the forms required to show compliance for lighting alterations, and what information is needed for permit.

Resources

Our popular resources have been updated for the 2016 Standards - and we've added some fantastic Application Guides to the suite. Use our new filters to find the topic and type that fits your needs.

 

Tools

Our suite of free tools has also been updated and improved for the 2016 standards.

  • Installation Ace™ -  A "field guide" providing photos and text to assist you in identifying proper installation techniques
  • Navigator Ace™ - Step-by-step guide to the Title 24, Part 6 compliance process
  • Forms Ace™ - A web-based tool that aids in determining which compliance forms are applicable to your specific project

Reference Ace™ - Helps you navigate the standards using key word search capabilities, hyperlinked tables and related sections

 

Visit www.EnergyCodeAce.com to find out how our free tools, trainings and resources can help you play your cards right by complying with California's building and appliance energy efficiency standards.

And while you're there, register so we can keep you updated about our new offerings, and Title 24, Part 6 and Title 20 news.

 

About Energy Code Ace

The Energy Code Ace website is developed and provided by the California Statewide Codes & Standards Program, which offers free building and appliance energy efficiency standards training, tools and resources for those who need to understand and meet the requirements of Title 24, Part 6 and Title 20. The program aims to advance the adoption and effective implementation of energy efficiency measures and building practices to lock in long-term energy savings. The program is funded by California utility customers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission and implemented by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison and Southern California Gas in support of the California Energy Commission. Find out more at www.EnergyCodeAce.com.

 

 

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