In addition to the required 2019 Title 24 Energy Code that will begin January 1, 2020, All Electric Reach Codes are being considered by a number of local jurisdictions including the Cities of Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Cloverdale and Windsor. The levels codes being considered are All Electric Reach, All Electric Ready and All Electric Favored. [...]

By |2019-11-20T08:28:24-08:00November 20th, 2019|Energy Standards|0 Comments

2019 Energy Code – Significant Changes

We would suggest getting as many of your residential projects submitted as possible before the end of 2019. There is a significant Energy Code update taking effect January 1, 2020, which is going to be quite challenging. The following are the most significant changes to expect: 1. The 2019 Residential Energy Code will be roughly [...]

By |2019-11-04T14:11:39-08:00November 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2019 Title 24 Energy Code: HERS QII (Quality Insulation Installation) Standards

For all newly constructed residential house projects submitted on or after January 1, 2020, HERS verified QII (Quality Insulation Installation) will be part of the “prescriptive standard” that each project is compared against for compliance purposes. If QII is required to achieve compliance on a project, it is imperative to hire a HERS Rater early [...]

By |2019-09-24T14:03:57-07:00September 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2019 California Energy Code

January 1, 2020 Title 24 Energy Code changes are coming! On January 1, 2020, the California Energy Code (commonly known as Title 24 Energy) will be implemented, replacing the 2016 Energy Code. The new code will be known as the 2019 California Energy Code (Title 24, Part 6; Building Efficiency Standards). The Energy Commission is [...]

By |2019-04-12T14:54:33-07:00April 12th, 2019|Energy Standards|0 Comments

CALGreen Consultant Job Opening

Now Hiring for a CALGreen Consultant: SOLDATA is seeking to fill one position for a CALGreen Consultant. As a CALGreen Consultant, the individual will help implement the State of California’s Green Building Code for residential and nonresidential/commercial construction projects throughout Sonoma County. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with the following: - The ability to [...]

By |2018-08-20T11:55:58-07:00August 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments