STATE OF CALIFORNIA
ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
NOTICE OF STAFF WORKSHOP
2005 BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS
FOURTH GROUP OF MEASURE REPORTS
Workshop Agenda Now Available
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).
TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2002
Hearing Room A
CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION
1516 Ninth Street
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, which go into effect in 2005.
Purpose of the Workshop
At the August 27, 2002 workshop, the Commission staff will obtain public comment on reports of the fourth 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 August 27, 2002 workshop will focus on reports for the following measures:
- Limitation of the Use of Lay-In Insulation in Nonresidential Buildings (T-Bar Ceilings)
- Electronically Commutated Motors
- Size Threshold for Variable Speed Drives
- Gas Cooling Compliance Options for Residential & Nonresidential Buildings
- Cool Roofs Update
The documentation related to these reports will be posted on the project website prior to the August 27, 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
he Workshop on August 27, 2002 can be monitored by webcast by clicking on the "WEBCAST" link in the announcementís box on the Commission Web page.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
News media inquiries should be directed to Assistant Director Claudia Chandler,
Mailed to lists: 50, 52, 53 and 480
Date: August 9, 2002
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