Tag: HVAC Mechanical Drawings
Posted by: DuctTesters | on September 26, 2017
We would like you to know that there are FREE Title 24, Part 6 (Energy Code Compliance) Application Guides available to DOWNLOAD or you can order a hard copy to be mailed. The Energy Code Compliance Application Manuals are for Non-Residential and Residential New Construction, Additions, and Renovation Projects. You can head directly to Energy Code Ace’s Website and Download the Electronic File and/or Order the Print Copy…or
Download the Application Guides as an Electronic File here from the Energy Code Ace Website links:
Residential HVAC and Plumbing: Electronic Copy Here
Residential Envelope and Solar Ready Areas: Electronic Copy Here
Residential Lighting: Electronic Copy Here
Nonresidential Envelope and Solar Ready Areas: Electronic Copy Here
Nonresidential HVAC and Plumbing: Electronic Copy Here
Nonresidential Process Equipment and Systems: Electronic Copy Here
Nonresidential Lighting and Electrical Power Distribution: Electronic Copy Here
Posted by: DuctTesters | on October 19, 2016
The Building Industry Show (BIS) of Southern California is almost here. The BIS Show will be held on November 9, 2016 and November 10, 2016 at the Riverside Convention Center. The building trade show attracts a number of builders, general contractors, architects, suppliers, subcontractors, consultants and other industry related businesses from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties. The BIS Show provides networking opportunities, current industry issues and discussions, product information and educational opportunities.
The BIS Show is going on 27 years and this year it brings a new element to the show. There will be insightful Pop-Up education presentations included with all attendee’s BIS Show Passes. DuctTesters, Inc. is proud to announce that they will be presenting at “The New Title 24 Requirements And How It Will Impact You in 2017” pop-up education held on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 1:00pm.
Dave Hegarty, President of DuctTesters, will be presenting with John Morton, Senior Project Manager of CONSOL and WISE.
DuctTesters is an energy consulting company covering all of your Title 24 Energy Code Design Compliance, HERS Verification, HVAC Mechanical Engineering Plans, Federal Energy Tax Credits, and other certified third-party verification (Solar, ENERGYSTAR, GreenPoint Rated, LEED, CAHP, TCAC, Home Energy Audits, etc). The company completed over 2,000 projects ranging from custom/production/owner residential homes to multi-family/commercial/affordable projects. DuctTesters covers the entire state of California and select areas of Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado.
Dave Hegarty has been performing duct tests, energy consulting and Title 24 expertise since 1998. He officially founded DuctTesters, Inc. in 2004. Dave is licensed and certified by CalCERTS, CHEERS, BPI, LEED, HERS, HERS II, GreenPoint Rated, NGBS, and Thermographer. Dave’s certifications include: 2016, 2013 & 2008 Residential and Non Residential New Construction, Residential and Non Residential Alterations, Whole House Rater, RCA 2, RCA 1, EnergyStar, EEM, undefined, and Photovoltaic (Solar Electric). In 2013, Dave won GreenPoint Rater of the Year.
Dave began his energy consulting career active in the RCP Program (Residential Contractors Program) and continued further by obtaining CHEERS (California Home Energy Efficiency Rating Services) Certifications. A few years later, he began participating and training with the CBPCA’s (California Building Performance Contractors Association). Dave has trained and taught Title 24, HERS, and Energy Consulting classes for contractors, developers, municipalities, and other jurisdictions. His deep passion for learning about building compliance and energy efficiency really shows when he guides others to understanding and meeting/exceeding compliance.
Prior to DuctTesters, he was manager of a HVAC contractor, including management of the sales and the installation crews. Dave worked with wholesale equipment suppliers and manufacturers. He has a strong passion for professional energy consulting, quality testing, and building compliance. He takes pride in helping others interested in understanding their contribution and how it fits into the larger picture, now and for the future. Dave is continuously active in a number of Building and Energy Associations and Organizations, staying up to date and knowledgeable about ongoing and future regulations, rebates, products, and technology. Dave will be focusing on the 2016 Energy Code changes, options, and cost-effective measures of the upcoming Energy Code Standards for this Pop-Up presentation.
CONSOL Energy Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based energy producer, and one of the largest independent natural gas exploration, development and production companies, with operations centered in the major shale formations of the Appalachian basin. The company deploys an organic growth strategy focused on developing its substantial resource base. As of December 31, 2015, CONSOL Energy had 5.6 trillion cubic feet equivalent of proved natural gas reserves.
WISE stands for Workforce Instructions for Standards and Efficiency. It is a training and education program designed to support the transition of California new residential building toward High Performance Attic (HPA) and High Performance Wall (HPW) construction practices.
John Morton has worked in the residential new construction industry since 2001. Prior to joining ConSol, he worked for a homebuilder managing all aspects of the homebuilding process from design development through construction. Most recently he ran the award-winning residential new construction programs for Southern California Edison. He is on the Board of Trustees at the California Homebuilding Foundation and Board of Directors for the Building Industry Association of Orange County. John received his Bachelor of Science in Business from Devry University after being honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps. John will be speaking about the upcoming code changes and opportunities to improve the workforce and field trades on new installation processes and products.
Both Dave and John sit on the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) Code Compliance Planning Committee for the 2019 energy code. The 2019 Code is the energy code standards to meet our 2020 Net Zero Energy goal for all new residential construction. Dave and John also plan to touch on what is coming in the future 2019 Energy Code Compliance.
Feel free to bring any energy code compliance questions to this event. We look forward to seeing and meeting you at the BIS Show – Pop-Up on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 1pm. DuctTesters is also always available to come to your office to give a private presentation on the upcoming code changes.