Educational Video: 2019 Lighting Alterations

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The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California Davis collaborated with Southern California Edison, RMS Energy Consulting, LLC and the California Energy Commission to provide this educational video in support of the 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24).  California’s new Building Energy Efficiency Standards took effect on January 1, 2020.

This video provides an overview of indoor lighting alterations regulated by the 2019 Energy Code.  The classifications and categories for indoor lighting alterations contained in the 2019 Energy Code have changed from those contained in the 2016 Energy Code.


This video provides an overview of the compliance process for lighting alterations, including the forms required to document compliance, the three compliance pathways for lighting alterations, and the associated acceptance testing requirements.

This video provides an overview of the outdoor lighting alteration requirements.