PGE - Title 24 2008 NonresidenTitle 24 Proper Procedures for Charging Air Conditioners & Heat Pumps

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Also Offered April 17 (Tuesday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm) San Francisco--PEC
April 17 (Tuesday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm) Internet
Description Martyn Dodd of EnergySoft, LLC, will discuss nonresidential building envelope requirements affecting commercial new construction under California's 2008 Title 24 Energy Efficiency Standards, which took effect January 1, 2010. Attend this program to learn how the latest version of the Standards will affect building envelope design in your nonresidential and high-rise residential projects. Mr. Dodd will highlight aspects of the Standards that are new under the 2008 Standards.

Topics slated for discussion include:
- Time dependent valuation of electricity and gas
- Refrigerated warehouses
- Prescriptive heat loss/gain equations
- Fenestration U-factors for Windows and Skylights
- Fenestration Solar Heat Gain Coefficients (SHGC) for Windows and Skylights
- Prescriptive limitations on glazing area
- Insulation requirements
- New and changed Cool Roof requirements
- Portable buildings and relocatable classrooms
- Revised mandatory Skylight requirements
- Revised calculation procedures

Audience Level This is an intermediate program. Mr. Dodd will cover recent changes to the California Title 24 Energy Standards for nonresidential and high-rise residential buildings. Participants are assumed to have some familiarity with the Title 24 requirements for the building envelope.
  • Scope of Standards
  • Envelope Mandatory Measures
  • Compliance - Prescriptive Component, Prescriptive Overall Envelope & Performance
  • Opaque Envelope Insulation Requirements - Walls, Roofs, Floors and Heated Slabs
  • Joint Appendix 4 - Determining the U-Factor for Opaque Surfaces
  • Cool Roof Requirements
  • Fenestration - Site Built, Field Fabricated, Manufactured
  • Fenestration U-Factor - 4 possible choices
  • Fenestration SHGC - 4 possible choices
  • Limitations on Glazing Area
  • Prescriptive Skylight Requirements
  • Portable Classroom Requirements
  • ENV-1 Certificate of Compliance
  • ENV-2 Prescriptive Compliance
  • ENV-3 Construction Assembly Descriptions
Instructor(s) Martyn Dodd
Having written software used in California for Title 24 energy code compliance over three decades, Mr. Dodd is principal of EnergySoft, a Bay Area company that specializes in performance based energy analysis. He is one of the original authors of the 1992 Nonresidential Alternative Calculation Method (ACM) manual, which defines the rules for code compliance software. It has become the model for both national and international code compliance software procedures.

Mr. Dodd is the author of the EnergyPro, COMPLY 24, and Perform 2001 software programs, which are used extensively throughout California for code compliance. He also wrote the NECB Comply software for the government of Canada, used for performance-based code compliance with the Model National Energy Code of Canada.

Resources PG&E Resource: Large Business Energy Management Solutions and Incentives: Solutions designed for your industry segment.
PG&E Resource: Small and Medium Business Energy Management Solutions and Incentives
PG&E Third Party Incentive Programs
Cost No fee for this program
Credits AIA: 2.5 (HSW/SD)

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