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2019 Energy Code (2019 T24 P6)

The 2019 Energy Code 45-Day Draft Language is Now Available on the Energy Commission’s website at: 

 

 

If you have any Comments and/or would like to be heard, now is the time.  Send comments to the public Docket at: 

 

 

“The California Energy Commission has opened a public process and rulemaking proceeding to adopt changes to the Building Energy Efficiency Standards contained in the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 24, Part 6 (also known as the California Energy Code), and associated administrative regulations in Part 1 (collectively referred to here as the Standards). The updated standards will be proposed for adoption in 2018 with an effective date of January 1, 2020. Previously open Docket 2016-BSTD-06 for the 2019 Time Dependent Valuation (TDV) of Energy, and Docket 2017-BSTD-01 for pre-rulemaking comments on proposed 2019 Standards measures, are closed. Separate Rulemaking Dockets have been opened for the 2019 Standards (2017-BSTD-02) and the 2019 CALGreen (2017-BSTD-03) updates.

The California Energy Commission staff will conduct workshops to present potential revisions to the Standards and obtain public suggestions and comment. The scope, time, and date of these workshops will be publicly noticed. Go to the public participation page for more information.” – This quote is from the CA Energy Commission Website: 

http://www.energy.ca.gov/title24/2019standards/rulemaking/

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Congrats to Mike Lehr!

certified calgreen examiner

Congratulations to DuctTesters team member Mike Lehr.  On January 9, 2018, Mike passed the CT – CalGreen Inspector/Plans Examiner Exam. The International Code Council (ICC) and California Building Officials (CALBO) offers CalGreen Certification Exams in order to validate the competency of inspectors and plan reviews on their understanding and ability to implement provisions of CalGreen. This exam covers the 2016 California Green Building Standards Code, Title 24.  Mike successfully passed this exam.

Mike has been overseeing client’s green and sustainable verification programs. In addition to passing the CT – CalGreen Inspector/Plans Examiner exam, he is also certified BPI Building Analyst for Single and Multi-Family, USGBC LEED for Homes, GreenPoint Rated for New Home/Existing Home/Single and Multi-Family, Green Building Professional, CABEC Energy Plan Examiner – Residential and Non-Residential, EPA Refrigerant Technician – Universal, NGBS Green Verifier, and a CalCERTS, ConSol, and US Energy Raters Association HERS Rater and HERS II. His HERS rating includes disciplines in: whole house, residential, (alt., new), non-residential (alt., new), EnergyStar, EEM, Solar, Residential (new) Solar, and Alterations. 

Mike performs building energy consulting and third party HERS Compliance, HERS Whole House Energy Ratings, Utility Energy Program and National Green Program verification in California. In addition, he holds a General Building Contractor’s License and has over thirty years of prior experience in the building industry working for two different air conditioning companies and for a CA Title 24 energy consulting firm.

DuctTesters is proud of Mike Lehr for continuing to grow and enhance his certifications. Congrats Mike!

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From Our Team to Yours…Happy Holidays!

DUCTTESTERS WISHES YOU AND YOUR FAMILY A HAPPY AND HEALTHY HOLIDAY SEASON!

One of the real joys this holiday season is the opportunity to say thank you and wish you the very best for the new year!

Be sure to take some time to relax and cherish the time you can spend with family and/or friends this holiday season.

See you next year!

 

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