Pre-Rulemaking Documents - 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards

Docket Number: 05-BSTD-2



Note: The update to the 2008 Building Efficiency Standards is now in the Rulemaking phase. Please see the Rulemaking page, Docket # 07-BSTD-1 for the most current 2008 Standards proceeding information.


Pre-45-day Language

2007 Workshops and Meetings


2006 Workshops and Meetings


2005 Workshops and Meetings


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General Commission Documents

Key Topic Area Descriptions for proposed changes to the 2008 Standards. (18 pages, 100 kb) posted October 13, 2005.

Time-Dependent Valuation (TDV) Spreadsheets - These data are the basis for the 2008 Building Standards Life-Cycle Cost Methodology (April 18, 2006).


Measure Information Template - For proposing changes to the Building Energy Efficiency Standards for 2008. This template provides the information necessary for a preliminary evaluation of proposed substantive changes to the Standards. Posted: October 6, 2005.

Acrobat PDF File (5 pages, 56 kilobytes)

MS Word File (68 kilobytes)




Workshops & Meetings


June 13 & 15, 2007 - Staff Workshop



February 26 - 27, 2007 - Staff Workshop



July 12 - 13, 2006 - Staff Workshop


May 18 - 19, 2006 - Staff Workshop

Notice of Staff Workshop 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards. Posted May 8, 2006.

Workshop Agenda Posted: May 11, 2006. (Acrobat 2 pg, 24 kb)

Transcript - for the May 18, 2006 - Staff Workshop. Posted May 30, 2006. (Acrobat 292 pgs, 296 kb)

Transcript - for the May 19, 2006 - Staff Workshop. Posted June 2, 2006. (Acrobat 262 pgs, 1.3 mb)

Presentations

Inclusion of Solar Reflectance and Thermal Emittance Prescriptive Requirements for Low-Sloped Roofs in Residential, presentation by Hashem Akbari of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Posted: May 19, 2006 (Acrobat 17 pgs, 604 kb)

Inclusion of Solar Reflectance and Thermal Emittance Prescriptive Requirements for Steep-Sloped Roofs in Residential, presentation by Hashem Akbari of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Posted: May 19, 2006 (Acrobat 28 pgs, 1.6 mb)

Inclusion of Solar Reflectance and Thermal Emittance Prescriptive Requirements for Steep-Sloped Roofs in Non-residential, presentation by Hashem Akbari of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Posted: May 19, 2006 (Acrobat 24 pgs, 1.4 mb)

Nonesidential CASE Insulation Proposal, PG&E Codes & Standards Program. Posted: June 16, 2006 (Acrobat 37 pgs, 272 kb)

Nonresidential CASE Indoor Lighting Proposals, presentation by PG&E, SCG and SDG&E Codes & Standards Program. Posted: May 17, 2006 (Acrobat 27 pgs, 344 kb)

Nonresidential CASE Proposals / Outdoor Lighting, presentation by PG&E, SCG and SDG&E Codes & Standards Program. Posted: May 17, 2006 (Acrobat 32 pgs, 212 kb)

Proposed Changes to Hot Water and Water Heating Calculations in the 2008 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards , presentation by Jim Lutz Lawrence Berkeley National Labratory. Posted: May 11, 2006 (Acrobat 12 pgs, 116 kb)

Documents and Reports for Review

Report - Low Slope Roof Costs Cool Roof Premiums Posted: May 23, 2006 (Acrobat 8 pgs, 132 kb)

Draft Report - Inclusion of Solar Reflectance and Thermal Emittance Prescriptive Requirements for Steep-sloped Nonresidential Roofs Posted: May 19, 2006 (Acrobat 74 pgs, 956 kb)

Draft Report - Inclusion of Solar Reflectance and Thermal Emittance Prescriptive Requirements for Residential Roofs in Title 24 Posted: May 18, 2006 (Acrobat 97 pgs, 1 mb)

Case Study for Residential Windows. Prepared by Pacific Gas and Electric. Posted: May 16, 2006 (Acrobat 16 pgs, 184 kb)

Draft Report Insulation Requirements. Prepared by Pacific Gas and Electric. Posted: May 16, 2006 (Acrobat 70 pgs, 584 kb)

Draft Report Outdoor Lighting. Prepared by Pacific Gas and Electric and Southern California Gas Co. Posted: May 15, 2006 (Acrobat 82 pgs, 384 kb)

Measure Information Template - Revise ACM Distribution System Multipliers (Table RG-2) and Eligibility Requirements. Posted: May 11, 2006 (Acrobat 8 pgs, 56 kb)

Measure Information Template - Residential Evaporative Cooling.
Posted: August 24, 2007 (Acrobat 18 pgs, 200 kb)

Measure Information Template - Tankless Gas Water Heaters.
Posted: May 11, 2006 (Acrobat 11 pgs, 108 kb)

Measure Information Template - PEX Parallel Piping Hot Water Distribution Systems.
Posted: May 11, 2006 (Acrobat 9 pgs, 368 kb)

Measure Information Template - Water and Wastewater Tariffs.
Posted: May 11, 2006 (Acrobat 7 pgs, 64 kb)

Public Comments

New Comments . Posted: June 6, 2006




March 28, 2006 - Staff Workshop

Notice of Staff Workshop 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards. Posted March 23, 2006.

Agenda Posted March 27, 2006. (Acrobat 1 pg, 24 kb)

Transcript - for the March 28, 2006 Posted April 18, 2006. (Acrobat 185 pgs, 284 kb)

Presentations

Suggestions for HVAC Efficiency Improvements for the 2008 California Buildings Energy Efficiency Standards, presentation by Robert Mowris & Associates. Posted: March 29, 2006 (Acrobat 16 pgs, 236 kb)

Revision to the Residential ACM Calculation for Furnace Fan Modeling, presentation by Ken Nittler and Bruce Wilcox. Posted: March 29, 2006 (Acrobat 16 pgs, 236 kb)

UZM Residential ACM Attic/Duct Models, presentation by Ken Nittler and Bruce Wilcox. Posted: March 29, 2006 (Acrobat 34 pgs, 312 kb)

Revision to the Residential ACM Calculation for Indoor Air Quality , presentation by Ken Nittler and Bruce Wilcox. Posted: March 29, 2006 (Acrobat 6 pgs, 36 kb)

Revision to the Residential ACM Calculation for Slab Heat Flow, presentation by Ken Nittler and Bruce Wilcox. Posted: March 27, 2006 (Acrobat 34 pgs, 312 kb)

Documents and Reports for Review

UZM Model Posted: March 27, 2006 (Acrobat 19 pgs, 372 kb)

Unconditioned Zone Model Posted: March 27, 2006 (Acrobat 48 pgs, 332 kb)

Revision to the Residential ACM Calculation for Slab Heat Flow- Draft. Posted: March 24, 2006 (Acrobat 6 pgs, 32 kb)

Revision to Residential ACM Calculation for Furnace Fan Modeling Revised: March 27, 2006 (Acrobat 4 pgs, 116 kb)

Revision to the Residential ACM Calculation for Indoor Air Quality Ventilation. Revised: March 27, 2006 (Acrobat 4 pgs, 28 kb)

Residential Housing Starts and Prototypes. Revised: March 27, 2006 (Acrobat 15 pgs, 112 kb)

Public Comments

None at this time



February 22-23, 2006 - Staff Workshop

Notice of Staff Workshops 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards. Posted February 10, 2006.

Agenda - Final Dated February 21, 2006. Posted March 1, 2006. (Acrobat 1 pg, 24 kb)

Transcript - for the February 22, 2006 Posted March 9, 2006. (Acrobat 235 pgs, 332 kb)

Transcript - for the February 23, 2006 Posted March 16, 2006. (Acrobat 193 pgs, 276 kb)

Presentations

Proposal for 2008 Title 24 Global Temperature Adjustment (GTA), Presentation by David S. Watson, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Posted: February 24, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 17 pgs, 673 kb)

2008 Title 24 Refrigerated Warehouse CASE Initiative, Presentation by Peter C. Jacobs, P.E. Architectural Energy Corporation
Posted: February 24, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 30 pgs, 402 kb)

2008 Nonresidential Standards Lighting Change Proposals, Presentation by Martyn C. Dodd, EnergySoft, LLC
Posted: February 24, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 33 pgs, 678 kb)

Update on February 16, 2006 Programmable Communicating Thermostat Workshop, Presentation by Ron Hofmann, PIER DR R&D Program Advisor, California Energy Commission
Posted: February 24, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 18 pgs, 80 kb)

Programmable Communicating Thermostats (PCTs), Presentation by PIER and Southern California Edision
Posted: February 24, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 27 pgs, 201 kb)

2008 Nonresidential Standards Mechanical Change Proposals, Presentation by Martyn C. Dodd, EnergySoft, LLC
Posted: February 24, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 48 pgs, 389 kb)

Documents and Reports for Review

Draft Measure Evaluation Report, Nonresidential Fenestration
Posted February 15, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 14 pgs, 208 kb)

Codes and Standards Enhancement Initiative(CASE)

Draft Report, Demand Responsive Control of Air Conditioning via Programmable Communicating Thermostats (PCTs). Posted February 15, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 93 pgs, 1.10 mb)

Draft Report, Refrigerated Warehouses. Posted February 15, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 93 pgs, 532 kb)

Measure Information Templates Prepared by EnergySoft, LLC

Public Comments

Public Comments Update: Feb 21, 2006.




February 16, 2006 - Staff Workshop on Programmable Communicating Thermostat (PCT) Systems Integration Framework

Workshop Notice

Transcript Posted: March 2, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 204 pgs, 296 kb)

Documents and Presentations

Draft Energy Commission Vision,
Posted: February 17, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 1 pgs, 36 kb)

Impacts of PCT to Residential Thermostat Industry, presentation by Dan O'Donnell, Director, Product Management Electronic Controls, Honeywell.
Posted: February 16, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 3 pgs, 24 kb)

Programmable Communicating Thermostat Workshop (Updated), Joint Statement by PG&E, SCE, SCG and SDGE.
Re-Posted: February 17, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 4 pgs, 50 kb)

Programmable Communicating Thermostat (PCT) Systems Integration (SI) Interfaces (I/F), presentation by Ron Hofmann, California Energy Commission PIER Program Advisor
Posted February 15, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 5 pgs, 765 kb)

Building Energy Efficiency Standards, presentation by Mazi Shirakh, Buildings and Appliances Office, California Energy Commission
Posted February 15, 2006. (Acrobat PDF File 29 pgs, 84 kb)

Public Comments

Public Comments Updated: Feb 17, 2006.




November 29, 2005 - Joint PIER Program / Efficiency Division Staff Workshop on Programmable Communicating Thermostat (PCT) Systems Integration Framework

Notice of Staff Workshop & Agenda, posted November 15, 2005.

Documents and Presentations





October 24 & 25, 2005 - 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards Staff Workshop.

Notice of Staff Workshop, posted October 14, 2005.

Workshop Draft Agenda, posted October 20, 2005.

Transcript of October 24, 2005, workshop. posted: November 2, 2005 (PDF file, 240 pages, 350 kilobytes).

Transcript of October 25, 2005, workshop. posted: November 9, 2005 (PDF file, 268 pages, 380 kilobytes).


Documents and Reports for Review

Draft Report - TDV (Time Dependent Valuation) Lighting Control Schedules- report by PG&E Codes and Standards Enhancement Initiative , posted January 05, 2006 (PDF file, 31 pages, 760 kilobytes

Measure Template on Demand Response - Global Temperature Adjustment in Large Commercial Buildings , posted December 19, 2005. (PDF file, 8 pages, 96 kilobytes)

Life Cycle Cost Methodology - Paper prepared for the Energy Commission by Architectural Energy Corporation, posted October 22, 2005. (PDF file, 12 pages, 261 kilobytes)

Review of Literature Related to Residential Ventilation Requirements - paper by Jennifer McWilliams and Max Sherman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, June 2005, Publication # LBNL-57236, posted October 19, 2005. (PDF file, 31 pages, 476 kilobytes)

Report on Applicability of Residential Ventilation Standards in California - paper by Max H. Sherman and Jennifer A. McWilliams, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, June 2005, Publication # LBNL-58713, posted October 19, 2005. (PDF file, 40 pages, 353 kilobytes)

Draft Report - Insulation Requirements - report by PG&E Codes and Standards Enhancement Initiative, originally posted October 20, 2005, reposted January 5, 2006. (PDF file, 48 pages, 1.7 megabytes)


Presentations At Workshop


Comments

Proposed Performance Levels for Dimming Ballasts, posted October 28, 2005. (PDF file, 2 pages, 16.2 kilobytes)

Written Comments by Novitas Inc., posted October 22, 2005. (PDF file, 5 pages, 160 kilobytes)

Farber Energy Design on Initiatives to Improve Compliance with Energy Codes, posted October 22, 2005. (PDF file, 7 pages, 80 kilobytes)

Comments from Carlisle SynTec Inc. on Cool Ballasted Roofs, posted October 22, 2005. (PDF file, 8 pages, 132 kilobytes)

Report "Are Ballasted Roof Systems Cool?", supporting document for Carlisle Syntec cool roof comments posted October 22, 2005. (PDF file, 20 pages, 476 kilobytes)

Comments from Carlisle SynTec Inc. on Expanding Use of Cool Roofs, posted October 22, 2005. (PDF file, 4 pages, 108 kilobytes)

Comments from Carlisle SynTec Inc. on Residential Low-Rise Cool Roofs, posted October 20, 2005. (PDF file, 5 pages, 160 kilobytes)