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STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Energy Resources
Conservation and Development Commission


NOTICE OF STAFF WORKSHOPS
2005 BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS
SECOND GROUP OF MEASURE REPORTS


The staff of the California Energy Commission will conduct this workshop to obtain public comment on several measures under consideration for the next update to the Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Standards) for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings (California Building Code, Title 24, Part 6). The Commission expects to adopt the next update by July 1, 2003, and the standards will go into effect in 2005.

THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2002
10 a.m.
CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION
1516 Ninth Street
Hearing Room A
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

WORKSHOP WILL BE WEBCAST

Purpose of the Workshop

The Energy Efficiency Committee issued a "Notice of Conclusions on Maximum Scope of the 2005 Building Energy Efficiency Standards" on January 18, 2002. The January 2002 Notice identified 28 Committee-selected measures to be considered for the 2005 Standards. At the May 30, 2002 workshop, the Commission staff will obtain public comment on reports of the second group of the Committee-selected measures. The reports include information on measure cost, performance and implications, energy use analysis and modeling, life cycle cost effectiveness results, and draft Standards requirements. (See website for report information.)

The May 30, 2002, workshop will focus on the following measures:

Documentation related to these topics can be found on the Commission web site given below (see the section on documents for the May 30, 2002, workshop).

Project Web Site

The following information can be found on the Commission's 2005 Update - Residential and Nonresidential Energy Efficiency Building Standards web page at www.energy.ca.gov/2005_standards/:

The workshop on May 30, 2002, held in Hearing Room A, can be monitored by webcast by clicking on the "WEBCAST" link in the announcements box on the Commission Web page.

Assistance

For information on participating in Commission proceedings, please contact Roberta Mendonca, the Public Adviser, (916) 654-4489, toll free (800) 822-6228, or by e-mail at [pao@energy.state.ca.us].

If you have a disability and require special accommodations, please contact Lou Quiroz at (916) 654-5146 (5 days prior to the staff workshop).

Technical questions should be directed to Bryan Alcorn, 2005 Standards Contract Manager, (916) 654-4222 or by e-mail at [balcorn@energy.state.ca.us].

News media inquiries should be directed to Assistant Director Claudia Chandler, (916) 654-4989.




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