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2022 Title 24, Part 6 Essentials — Single-family Standards: Introduction to the Performance Approach

Online

Use the 2022 Multifamily Energy Inspection Checklist to practice streamlined inspection of installation scenarios while also targeting top categories of high-value energy savings and impact on compliance. Effective building energy efficiency enforcement is reviewed and practiced as a comprehensive process — from initial consult of building features listed in permitted documentation to review of what contractors document as installed to visual confirmation of these features on-site. This highly interactive online live course is designed to provide Building Inspectors with the

Bay Area E-Contractor Academy

SFPUC Contractors Assistance Center 150 Executive Park Blvd #1300, San Francisco, CA, United States

Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) Bay Area is pleased to invite you to apply to our Spring 2024 E-Contractor Academy, a FREE in-person workshop series focused on building technical, economic and operational capacity with small, minority/BIPOC, women, veteran-owned and/or disadvantaged local construction businesses (MWVDBEs) to successfully do business in climate-critical decarbonization fields such as building electrification, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and more. ECC provides services for tailored entrepreneurial support throughout and beyond this academy via its E-Contractor network and community partners, including but not limited

Building Electrification Fundamentals 4 – The Financial Costs & Benefits of the BE transition

Online

Course Description: Interested in transforming your building to a clean, safe, and healthy all-electric structure but hesitant due to the cost? What are the costs to install and operate this equipment? Are there incentives available to aid in this transition? What are the benefits both financial and non-financial? Do you need a new electric panel? This workshop will address all those questions covering the general cost of equipment, how to think incrementally as you transition and the benefits of planning

Electrify Efficiently: Overcoming Heat Pump Objections

Online

Join us as Electrify My Home continues this ‘lunch-and-learn’ webinar series focused on home electrification. The Electrify Efficiently webinar series will highlight the tremendous business opportunities, vital role of efficiency, and lessons learned from the field. Heat Pumps are quickly gaining traction as a preferred HVAC and water heating technology. California has a goal for 6 million installed heat pumps by 2030, and state plans indicate that new gas furnace and water heaters will not be permitted after 2030. While

Electrify Efficiently: Overcoming Heat Pump Objections

Online

Join us as Electrify My Home continues this ‘lunch-and-learn’ webinar series focused on home electrification. The Electrify Efficiently webinar series will highlight the tremendous business opportunities, vital role of efficiency, and lessons learned from the field. Heat Pumps are quickly gaining traction as a preferred HVAC and water heating technology. California has a goal for 6 million installed heat pumps by 2030, and state plans indicate that new gas furnace and water heaters will not be permitted after 2030. While

Residential Space Conditioning and Water Heating

Modesto, California (TBD)

Electrify My Home provides training based on real-world experience with residential electrification. With hundreds of high-performance projects completed to date, Electrify My Home shares its experience with others in a fast-paced training program that will benefit all parts of your company. We share principals of “Install Small” and “Good Electrification” processes that will keep your customers satisfied while simultaneously optimizing future grid reliability. Only enrolled TECH Clean California Participating Contractor company staff may take this course. Course registration will be

2022 Title 24, Part 6 Essentials — Single-family Standards: Analyzing the CF1R

Online

Please join the Energy Code Ace team for this highly interactive vorkshop (virtual workshop), where you'll have a chance to work in teams and with a whole group to do a "reality check" on the single-family Certificate of Compliance (CF1R) in the context of Title 24, Part 6. Prerequisites This is an intermediate to advanced course. We strongly recommend you have the following before attending this session: Basic familiarity with Title 24, Part 6: Residential Building Energy Standards Basic familiarity with the role

2022 Title 24, Part 6 Essentials — Single-family Standards: Solar & Battery Storage

Online

Roll-up-your-sleeves and work with expert instructors and your colleagues to develop recommendations regarding solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery-storage systems that meet the Energy Code for single-family and low-rise multifamily buildings. Prerequisites This is an intermediate to advanced course. We strongly recommend you complete the following before attending this session: Online Self-Study: 2019 Title 24, Part 6 Essentials on Demand — Residential Standards & Technology: Solar Systems A new version of this online self-study course is currently under development, and should be available later

2022 Title 24, Part 6 Essentials — Nonresidential Standards: Introduction to the Performance Approach

Online

COURSE DESCRIPTION In this introductory course, explore the fundamentals of how “compliance tradeoffs” work and how this approach gives you flexibility in meeting the Nonresidential Energy Code. Learn how to get around Prescriptive requirements you want to avoid by using a combination of building features to balance your energy budget. Choose between a variety of options that are "better than and worse than Prescriptive" for envelope, mechanical, lighting and PV and battery systems to bring an example project into compliance

High-Performance HVAC Design and Redesign for Electrification – Sacramento

Ferguson Sacramento 5005 Raley Blvd Ste A, Sacramento, CA, United States

In this three-day educational experience, TECH Clean CA-approved contractors will learn to accurately complete four stages of system design using NCI principles and Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Manuals J, S, D, and T using Elite RHVAC Software package for new and existing homes. This FREE training is open to contractors and technicians in the state of California who are enrolled in TECH Clean California.  Not enrolled yet? Click here (opens in new window) to learn more about the program and enroll.

Recovery Ventilators: Energy Savings and Compliance Credit in the 2022 Energy Code

Online

Improved health and cognitive performance. Easier Title 24 compliance. Utility bill savings. These are the reasons to consider incorporating Heat Recovery Ventilators & Energy Recovery Ventilators (collectively Recovery Ventilators or RVs) into your next high-performance home project. Nick Brown, the instructor installed his first RV in his home during COVID, when his daughter and two friends did their schoolwork from the office together. CO2 levels spiked in the early afternoon in that room, because only Title 24 minimum mechanical ventilation

High Performance Buildings & Careers – Class 1: High Performance Fundamentals Series

Online

This is class 1 of 6 in 3C-REN’s High Performance Fundamentals Certificate series. Earn a 3C-REN certificate of completion after finishing the series and passing short quizzes at the end of each class. Code compliance is a minimum standard for building performance; by contrast, “high performance” refers to buildings that are designed, built, and commissioned to exceed the performance of conventional buildings in energy efficiency, durability, comfort, safety, and indoor air quality. The magnitude of the opportunity to fill this gap cannot