Energy compliance documentation [ Title24 Reports
] required at the building permit phase. It must be submitted to your local
California Building Department
Energy efficiency reduces costs, increases reliability and availability of electricity, improves building occupant comfort, and reduces impacts to the environment making standards important and necessary for California’s energy future.
New buildings, alterations, additions, ADUs, etc. [residential and commercial projects] in California must comply with Building Energy Efficiency Standards according Title 24, Part 6 of California Code of Regulation.
Building Energy Efficiency Standards are updated by the California Energy Commission every three years.
Current Energy Standards is Standards-2016 [ January 1, 2017 ~ December 31, 2019]. Next, Standards-2019, will be enforced January 1, 2020.