CLTC is involved in outreach and education efforts aimed at helping professionals meet—or exceed—California's new Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6), which took effect July 1, 2014. The following CLTC resources were created to help designers, lighting professionals and builders become familiar with advanced lighting technologies and the latest code improvements:
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California’s new 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6) take effect July 1, 2014. The new standards include updated requirements for high-efficacy lighting, lighting controls, and LED quality.
CLTC provides various resources to help builders and lighting industry professionals navigate the lighting portion of Title 24, Part 6, including the residential and nonresidential code requirements. CLTC has also developed training materials for classes offered through California utilities. These resources are available at no cost through CLTC’s website:
California’s newest Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6) take effect July 1, 2014 and include an unprecedented number of requirements for lighting controls. To ensure newly installed lighting controls operate properly, the new standards also require that a certified lighting controls acceptance test technician conduct and document all required lighting controls acceptance tests.
American Public Media's program, Marketplace, recently highlighted the California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program (CALCTP) in a story on "Greening Construction Jobs for Energy Efficiency."
CLTC will be at this year's Lightfair Trade Show and Conference, debuting a new long-range microwave sensor designed by Lumewave, Inc. for outdoor lighting applications.
Daylighting Pavilion, Booth #6316
Las Vegas Convention Center
CLTC’s updated Residential Lighting Guide is designed to help builders and lighting industry professionals navigate the residential lighting portion of California’s newest Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6). The new standards take effect July 1, 2014 and include updated requirements for high-efficacy lighting, lighting controls, and LED quality.
Michael Siminovitch, UC Davis professor of design and director of UC Davis’s California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC), has been selected by UC President Janet Napolitano to serve on the newly formed University of California Global Climate Leadership Council, which includes UC officials, students and outside experts. President Napolitano formed the council to guide UC efforts aimed at achieving carbon neutrality by 2025.