CLTC is excited to announce that our 2019 Residential Lighting Guide is now available! The guide assists builders and lighting industry professionals in navigating the residential lighting portion of California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6 or Energy Code) that took effect on January 1, 2020.
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CLTC is excited to share that the US Department of Labor recently awarded $5M+ to CLTC and our training partners to support the expansion of electrical training programs across California and Nevada! This four-year funding is part of the Apprenticeship: Closing the Skills Gap grant program and will be used to develop a Smart Cities apprenticeship tract that includes advanced electrical training on:
CLTC is excited to announce the recent installation and ongoing evaluation of a solar tracking lighting system! This installation and evaluation is part of the Evaluating Opportunities in Advanced Daylighting Retrofits project with partners from the California Energy Commission, Sonoma Clean Power Authority and Frontier Energy Inc..
Join CLTC and the Energy and Efficiency Institute for a special seminar on Lighting Revolutions in Technology, Design, and Application with guest speaker Dr. Morgan Pattison on February 6, 2020 at 12 pm! In person and remote attendee options are available.
CLTC is excited to share the lighting updates made to the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019 Energy Efficiency Standard for Buildings that were released in October 2019! Notable changes from the 2016 version include:
Designers, owners and operators are all faced with a myriad of decisions on how best to achieve their building design and operational goals. Complex and often conflicting objectives can make even the simplest decisions appear challenging. Take, for example, thermal comfort. According to the Department of Energy, adjusting temperature set points by just one degree for an eight-hour workday can save commercial building owners 3% in energy costs. This equates to thousands of dollars in savings each year. Clearly, the least costly alternative is to not heat or cool a building.