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Project Info COMPLETE Project Title DR12.04 - 2013 Title 24 PCT Project Number DR12.04 Investor Owned Utilities SCE End-use HVAC Sector Residential Project Year(s) 2012 - 2013
In past funding cycles, SCE funded the development of two studies to introduce OCSTs—formerly referred to as programmable communicating thermostats (PCTs)—into California’s Building Code, Title 24. In 2012, OCSTs were incorporated as alternatives in residential buildings and requirements for commercial buildings into the 2013 Title 24 code update. Upon completion of the Title 24 language, the California Energy Commission (CEC) continued the code update by developing Reference Appendices, which provide guidance to the public on implementing the various code measures. The current project provides guidance and support to CEC in developing the Compliance Manual on OCST.