Tag: Mechanical Drawings

 

California Energy Code Compliance Application

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 

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DuctTesters Presenting at AIA OC Event

DuctTesters is proud to be presenting “New Energy Code Standards Are Here, Are You Ready?” at the AIA Orange County Event on March 21 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm at the AIAOC Office (4100 Birch Street, Suite 300, Newport Beach,, CA 92660). Course Summary: Discussing the new Energy Code Standards including: Mandatory, Performance, and Prescriptive Measures, Time Dependent Valuation (TDV), High Efficacy Lighting, High Performance Walls (HPW), High Performance Attics (HPA), PV/Solar Credit, Hot Water Heater Changes, Basic Understanding of some of the Energy Points/Costs, etc. Attendees who are current AIA Members can receive AIA CEC for attending this event.

Learning Objectives Attendees will discuss and learn:

1. The difference between Mandatory, Prescriptive and Performance Methods

2. What is new in the 2016 Energy Code

3. High-Performance Attics and High-Performance Walls

4. Hot Water Heaters, Solar, and seeing what energy code points are potentially the most cost effective

Find out more: http://aiaorangecounty.org/event/energy-code-update/

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DuctTesters Attends PCBC 2016

PCBC Energy ConsultantOnce again DuctTesters attended PCBC (Pacific Coast Builder Convention).  This year’s trade show was held on Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23 in San Francisco.  PCBC is attended by home builders, developers, architects, building scientists, energy consultants, lenders, investors, marketers and product manufacturers from a range of housing forms including single-family, multifamily, mixed-use, 50+ and resort development.  

There is an exhibit floor compiled of extensive building industry products and service solutions, along with a number of educational conferences and forums.  There are countless networking opportunities throughout the convention days which include breakfast meetings, lunch meetings, cocktail hours, lounge retreats, dinner events, evening events, and much more.  If you are attending and interested in meeting, please let us know and we can set up a time to see you there.

In 2015, there were close to 9,000 attendees of which:    

PCBC Attendance 2015

Below are photos from the 2016 show in San Francisco.  Please note that in no way are we promoting any products or companies.  These are photos taken at the event, walking the floor, attending seminars, etc.  If you would like us to add any other photos you took at the event, we would be more than happy to.  Please email them to info@ducttesters.com.

 

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