News & Events

CLTC Receives Funding to Develop & Demonstrate R.E.A.L. Systems for Exterior Applications

Published: Mon, 05/17/2021

CLTC is excited to share that the California Energy Commission recently awarded approximately $4.2M in funding for CLTC to develop and demonstrate Renewable Energy & Advanced Lighting Systems for Exterior Applications.

To achieve this goal, CLTC will collaborate with its industry partners and seven committed demonstration communities in California's disadvantaged and low-income areas to ensure REAL systems meet technical requirements and cost effectiveness needs.

CLTC Releases 2019 Update to the Daylight Harvesting for Commercial Buildings Guide

Published: Fri, 04/23/2021

CLTC is excited to release our updated Daylight Harvesting for Commercial Buildings guide!  This publication provides guidance towards meeting and exceeding California's 2019 Energy Code for daylight harvesting.

Daylight design guidelines and Energy Code requirements are provided in an easy to read, side-by-side layout, organized into sections for each building-related discipline that impacts daylight performance from building siting, through architectural and interior design, to construction, commissioning and operation. 

CLTC Receives Funding to Evaluate Commercial & Residential Plug Loads

Published: Thu, 03/04/2021
Energy & Appliance Standards for Plug Loads: Assessing Current Needs and Future Opportunities

CLTC and its partners, the California Energy Alliance and UC Irvine's California Plug Load Research Center, are excited to share that the California Energy Commission recently awarded the team approximately $1M in funding to identify, test and recommend commercial and residential plug loads that present the best opportunity for energy savings as part of future energy codes and appliance s

2019 Title 24, Part 6 Lighting Education Videos

Published: Mon, 12/07/2020
2019 Title 24 Lighting Education Videos

CLTC is excited to release its updated, introductory videos focused on 2019 Title 24, Part 6 lighting requirements!  The videos are designed to increase knowledge and implementation of code-compliant lighting in California’s nonresidential and residential buildings.

Each video introduces a specific topic in the 2019 Energy Code, which went into effect earlier this year: