News & Events

Long-term Performance Evaluation of LED Lighting Products

Published: Thu, 05/07/2020

CLTC recently completed a four-year EPIC-sponsored research program that included a long-term performance evaluation of commercially available LED light sources.  The study aimed to determine if today’s existing products meet their stated performance when installed in worst-case thermal conditions typical of applications designed to comply with California’s Title 24 requirements.

Evaluation results showed that the tested LED replacement lamps met most of the performance criteria claimed by their manufacturers.  However, 36% of the tested lamps failed prematurely. 

CLTC Releases 2019 Nonresidential Lighting & Electrical Power Distribution Guide

Published: Fri, 04/03/2020

CLTC is excited to announce that our 2019 Nonresidential Lighting and Electrical Power Distribution Guide is now available!  The guide assists builders and lighting industry professionals in navigating the nonresidential lighting and electrical power distribution portions of California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6 or Energy Code) that took effect on January 1, 2020. 

US Department of Labor Awards CLTC & Partners $5M+ to Expand Electrical Training Programs

Published: Mon, 03/09/2020

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: