Educational Video Series: 2016 Lighting Alterations and Additions

Lighting Alterations and Additions
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The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California Davis collaborated with the California Energy Commission to provide this educational video in support of the 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24).  California’s new nonresidential Building Energy Efficiency Standards take effect on January 1, 2017.

The 2016 Standards focus on several key areas to improve the energy efficiency of newly constructed buildings, additions and alterations to existing buildings.  A key change - the line between maintenance and retrofit has been redrawn. More projects are now exempt from alteration requirements. Those that are required to comply now have more options including some with reduced control requirements. 

A downloadable fact sheet covering the same topic is located here.

Module 1: Overview of Indoor Lighting Alterations

Module 1 provides an overview of indoor lighting alterations regulated by the 2016 Standards. The classifications and categories for indoor lighting alterations contained in the 2016 Energy Standards have changed from those contained in the 2013 Standards.





Module 2: Indoor Lighting Alterations – Paths to Compliance

Module 2 focuses on the alteration requirements for lighting controls and lamp and ballast/driver replacements. This module also introduces the viewer to acceptance testing in relation to alterations, but refers viewers to the Lighting Controls Acceptance Testing Training video series.





Module 3: Outdoor Lighting Alterations

Module 3 focuses on an overview of outdoor lighting alterations contained in the 2016 Energy Standards as well as requirements and corresponding compliance thresholds including relevant compliance forms.



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