Nonresidential Lighting: What's New in 2019 Title 24, Part 6 Energy Code?

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California's new nonresidential Building Energy Efficiency Standards took effect on January 1, 2020. The 2019 Energy Standards focus on several key areas to improve the energy efficiency of newly constructed buildings, additions and alterations to existing buildings.  Significant changes in the 2019 Energy Standards address ventilation, HVAC, demand response and lighting. Notably, the 2019 Energy Standards now include requirements for healthcare facilities, although there are many exceptions for this building type.

Major Changes

  • Lighting Power Allowances
  • Power Adjustment Factors
  • Additions, Alterations & Repairs