2008 Residential Compliance Manual

Second Quarter Errata

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2008 Residential Compliance Manual Complete and Chapters

2008 Residential Compliance Manual - Complete Manual with Errata (9.4 MB)
Publication Number CEC-400-2008-016-CMF-REV-1
570 pages
Cover (168 kb) 1 page
Title Sheet, Acknowledgments and Abstract (168 kb) 3 pages
Table of Contents (41 kb) 8 pages
1. Introduction (913 kb) 25 pages
2. Compliance and Enforcement (272 kb) 37 pages
3. Building Envelope (3.6 MB) 77 pages
4. Building HVAC Requirements (2.3 MB) 111 page
5. Water Heating Requirements (432 kb) 31 page
6. Lighting (3.6 MB) 61 page
7. Performance Method (268 kilobytes) 14 pages
8. Additions, Alterations and Repairs (588 kilobytes) 43 pages
9. NSHP (68 kilobytes) 1 page
10. Index (75 kilobytes) 6 pages
Appendix A. Compliance Forms - Single forms are available below
(1.8 megabytes)
142 pages
Appendix B. Applicable Tables and Language from Standards and RACM
(323 kilobytes)
16 pages
Appendix C. Natural Gas Appliance Testing (NGAT) Standards
(76 kilobytes)
1 page
Appendix D. Eligibility Criteria for Radiant Barriers
(88 kilobytes)
2 pages

Appendix A - 2008 Residential Compliance Forms - Single Forms

Certificate of Compliance (CF-1R)
CF-1R - Certificate of Compliance: Residential New Construction 5 pages
CF-1R-ADD - Certificate of Compliance: Residential Additions 5 pages
CF-1R-ALT - Certificate of Compliance: Residential Alterations 5 pages
Residential HVAC Alterations (CF-1R-ALT-HVAC)
Climate Zones 1 and 3 through 7 2 pages
Climate Zones 2, 9 2 pages
Climate Zones 8 2 pages
Climate Zones 10 to 15 2 pages
Climate Zones 16 2 pages
Mandatory Measures (MM)
MF-1R - Mandatory Measures Summary: Residential 3 pages
Worksheets (WS)
WS-1R - Thermal Mass Worksheet 1 page
WS-2R - Area Weighted Average Calculation Worksheet 1 page
WS-3R - Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) Worksheet 2 pages
Installation Certificate (CF-6R-ENV)
CF-6R-ENV-01 - Envelope - Insulation; Roofing; Fenestration 3 pages
Installation Certificate (CF-6R-ENV-HERS)
CF-6R-ENV-20-HERS - Building Envelope Sealing 3 pages

The QII forms below have been updated in May 2012 to include open cell spray foam.

CF-6R-ENV-21-HERS - Quality Insulation Installation (QII) - Framing Stage Checklist
2 pages
CF-6R-ENV-22-HERS - Quality Insulation Installation (QII) - Insulation Stage Checklist 3 pages
Installation Certificate (CF-6R-LTG)
CF-6R-LTG-01 - Residential Lighting 3 pages
Installation Certificate (CF-6R-MECH)
CF-6R-MECH-01 - Domestic Hot Water (DHW) 2 pages
CF-6R-MECH-02 - Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems (SDHW) 1 page
CF-6R-MECH-03 - Pool And Spa Heating Systems 2 pages
CF-6R-MECH-04 - Space Conditioning Systems, Ducts and Fans 2 pages
CF-6R-MECH-05 - Indoor Air Quality and Mechanical Ventilation 5 pages
CF-6R-MECH-06 - Evaporatively Cooled Condensing Units 2 pages
CF-6R-MECH-07 - Evaporative Coolers 2 pages
CF-6R-MECH-08 - Ice Storage Air Conditioning (ISAC) Units 2 pages
Installation Certificate (CF-6R-MECH-HERS)
CF-6R-MECH-20-HERS - Duct Leakage Test - Completely New or Replacement Duct System 2 pages
CF-6R-MECH-21-HERS - Duct Leakage Test - Existing Duct System 2 pages
CF-6R-MECH-22-HERS - HSPP/PSPP Installation; Cooling Coil Airflow & Fan Watt Draw Test 2 pages
CF-6R-MECH-23-HERS - Verification of High EER Equipment 1 page
CF-6R-MECH-24-HERS - Charge Indicator Display (CID) 1 page
CF-6R-MECH-25-HERS - Refrigerant Charge Verification - Standard Measurement Procedure 5 pages
CF-6R-MECH-26-HERS - Refrigerant Charge Verification - Alternate Measurement Procedure 2 pages
CF-6R-MECH-27-HERS - Maximum Rated Total Cooling Capacity 2 pages
CF-6R-MECH-28-HERS - Low Leakage Air Handler Verification 1 page
CF-6R-MECH-29-HERS - Supply Duct Compliance Credits - Location; Surface Area; R-value 2 pages
Certificate of Field Verification and Diagnostic Testing (CF-4R-ENV)
CF-4R-ENV-20 - Building Envelope Sealing 1 page

The QII forms below have been updated in May 2012 to include open cell spray foam.

CF-4R-ENV-21 - Quality Insulation Installation (QII) - Framing Stage Checklist
2 pages
CF-4R-ENV-22 - Quality Insulation Installation (QII) - Insulation Stage Checklist 3 pages
Certificate of Field Verification and Diagnostic Testing (CF-4R-MECH)
CF-4R-MECH-20 - Duct Leakage Test - Completely New or Replacement Duct System 2 pages
CF-4R-MECH-21 - Duct Leakage Test - Existing Duct System 2 pages
CF-4R-MECH-22 - HSPP/PSPP Installation; Cooling Coil Airflow & Fan Watt Draw Test 2 pages
CF-4R-MECH-23 - Verification of High EER Equipment 1 page
CF-4R-MECH-24 - Charge Indicator Display (CID) 1 page
CF-4R-MECH-25 - Refrigerant Charge Verification - Standard Measurement Procedure 5 pages
CF-4R-MECH-26 - Not Used  
CF-4R-MECH-27 - Maximum Rated Total Cooling Capacity 2 pages
CF-4R-MECH-28 - Low Leakage Air Handler Verification 1 page
CF-4R-MECH-29 - Supply Duct Compliance Credits - Location; Surface Area; R-value 2 pages

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