Category: Residential Mechanical Drawings
Mechanical drawing are a type of technical drawing that shows information about heating, ventilating, and air conditioning. It helps analyze complex systems. These drawings are often a set of detailed drawings used for construction projects; it is a requirement for all HVAC work. They are based on the floor and reflected ceiling plans of the architect. After the mechanical drawings are complete, they become part of the construction drawings, which is then used to apply for a building permit. They are also used to determine the price of the project.
Energy Code Ace releases an: Application Guide to Residential HVAC and Plumbing 2016. This is an extensive guide to help builders and professionals with residential HVAC and Plumbing sections of the 2016 Title 24 Part 6 Energy Efficiency Standards. “The guide provides information on current technologies, design terms and principles, and best-practice approaches related to compliance with the Energy Standards.”
Energy Code Ace is funded by all California utility customers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission and in support of the California Energy Commission. This includes Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas and Electric, Southern California Gas Company and Southern California Edison. The Energy Code Ace website is an excellent resource providing webinars, online self-study, checklists, trigger sheets and more.
This just in: THE 2017 California Advanced Home Program (CAHP) – ZNE (Zero Net Energy) – 2017 Program Update. For launch January 1, 2017. For single family homes permitted to the 2016 Code Program details as of 10/27/2016, subject to change. The California Advanced Homes Program (CAHP) encourages best practices in energy-efficiency, green building and sustainability by offering financial incentives.
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