Frequently asked questions about Title 24, FAQ
Why is Title 24 necessary?
The benefits of savings and energy cost reduction are significant by upgrading your inefficient home or commercial building structure
Important changes coming to California Title 24 in 2013
New houses and buildings going green, need a certified GreenPoint adviser or rater
Resources, manuals and code checklists on complying under the Green Point Rating,
also learn about Tax Rebates and Incentives when you make energy efficient upgrades to an existing home or building
Green Building Codes assure efficient, healthy, comfortable and environmentally friendly home living
If your Title 24 compliance report requires HERS verification before your plan permit approval, then you must register with Calcerts first. We recommend B-Green for a residential HERS Rater
When your projects energy compliance needs to meet or exceed the Title 24 California code of regulations, with higher efficiencies, in HVAC duct testing, quality insulation, house wrap, conditioned ducts and verifying the EER or TXV
Download the 2008 California energy compliance forms for residential and commercial non-residential properties
If your project is minimal and can be performed under the prescriptive package methods, and you wish to fill these out yourself, you can download all the necessary forms for your addition or alteration from here in ready to fill out .pdf format
In 2010, California made it mandatory for all residences and commercial non-residences to implement the 2010 building codes in all newly constructed, alterations, remodels and existing plus additional structures for code compliance with state regulation building standards
Counties in California whose ordinances exceed the 2008 building energy efficiency standards
Our sample reports for Title 24 performance and prescriptive methods in residential and commercial non-residential projects
Title 24 Residential sample report
Title 24 Prescriptive sample report
Title 24 Envelope sample report
Title 24 Lighting sample report
Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations, known as the California Building Standards Code or just "Title 24," contains the regulations that govern the construction of buildings in California.
Visit the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) website (click "CCR, Title 24") for information regarding where to find or purchase any part of Title 24.
The 2007 edition of the California Building Standards Code (Title 24) became effective on January 1, 2008. Projects submitted to DSA on or after this date must be designed and constructed in compliance with the 2007 edition of Title 24.
All approved supplements and errata to the 2007 edition Title 24 are available online at the CBSC website. Supplements are applicable to any project submitted to DSA on or after the effective date of the supplement.
Note: In November 2009, the California Building Standards Commission approved and adopted the 2010 edition of Title 24. The new regulations will be made available to the public in July of 2010 and will be effective in January, 2011.
Title 24 is composed of 12 "parts," described here.
BEYOND TITLE 24
TITLE 24 RESOURCES
TITLE 24 SERVICE
*energlo24 provides state certified energy compliance calculations
Introduction to Title 24 energy analysis by CABEC
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