[California Energy Commission Letterhead]

STATE OF CALIFORNIA
ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION



NOTICE OF STAFF WORKSHOP
2005 BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS

THIRD 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).

THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2002
Hearing Room A
10 a.m.
CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California

(Wheelchair Accessible)

WORKSHOP WILL BE WEBCAST


On January 18, 2002, the Energy Efficiency Committee issued a "Notice of Conclusions on Maximum Scope of the 2005 Building Energy Efficiency Standards." This January 2002 Notice identified twenty-eight Committee-selected measures to be considered for the 2005 Building Energy Efficiency Standards. The Commission is expected to adopt the update to the Standards by July 1, 2003 and go into effect in 2005.


Purpose of the Workshop

At the July 18, 2002 workshop, the Commission staff will obtain public comment on reports of the third 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.

The July 18, 2002 workshop will focus on reports for the following measures:

  • Residential Construction Quality (Attics)
  • Residential Air Conditioner Sizing
  • Residential Duct Systems
  • Modular Classrooms
  • Simplification of Nonresidential Tailored Lighting Method
  • Bi-Level Lighting Control Credits
  • Improvements for Existing Light Commercial
  • Nonresidential Duct Sealing and R-8 Mandatory Duct Insulation


The documentation related to these reports will be posted on the project web-site prior to the July 18, 2002 workshop [www.energy.ca.gov/2005_standards/documents/].

More Information on the 2005 Building Energy Efficiency Web Site

The following information can be found on the Commission's Web page www.energy.ca.gov/2005_standards/ for the 2005 Standards Update:

  • Background information about the 2005 Standards Update
  • Notices and Announcements
  • Workshops and Associated Documents, Reports, Public Comments, and Transcripts


The Workshop on July 18, 2002, held in Hearing Room A, can be monitored by webcast by clicking on the "WEBCAST" link in the announcement's 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.

Mailed to lists: 50, 52, 53 and 480

Date: July 3, 2002




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