2013 Approved Computer Compliance Programs

The following list of energy analysis computer programs includes all Alternative Calculation Methods approved by the California Energy Commission. These programs are in accordance with the California Code of Regulations: Title 24, Part 1, Article 1, Section 10-109 (2013 Standards).

The individual programs are listed below under specific categories. These are the only programs that should be used under the performance approach (energy budget) method of compliance for the 2013 Standards.

Note: Price listings of proprietary programs are available from the vendors at addresses and telephone numbers listed.

Residential Buildings, 2013 Standards
Program Name Approved versions usable for permit Contact Information

CBECC-Res
www.bwilcox.com/BEES/BEES.html

CBECC-Res V3 and V3b are valid for demonstrating compliance with the residential provisions of the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

Latest version of CBECC-Res and CBECC-Res Compliance Manager were approved on 12/03/2014. Please review the resolution for details of the public domain Compliance Software (CBECC-Res V3b) and associated Compliance Manager (CM).
 

California Energy Commission
Building Standards Office
1516 9th Street, MS 37
Sacramento, CA 95814
ATTN: Dee Anne Ross
916-654-6560
deeanne.ross@energy.ca.gov

EnergyPro V6.3
www.energysoft.com

Approved 09/05/2014 for compliance with the 2013 Residential Energy Efficiency Standards for newly constructed buildings and additions/alterations. Version 6.3 must be used for permit applications.
 

EnergySoft, LLC.
1025 5th Street, Suite A
Novato, CA 94945-2413
415-897-6400

Right-Energy Title 24 v1.1
www.wrightsoft.com

Approved 09/05/2014 for compliance with the 2013 Residential Energy Efficiency Standards for newly constructed single family buildings. This is a module for Right-Suite Universal. Version 1.1 must be used for permit applications.
 

Wrightsoft Corporation
131 Hartwell Avenue
Lexington, MA 02421
800-225-8697
sales@wrightsoft.com

Nonresidential Buildings, 2013 Standards
Program Name Approved versions usable for permit Contact Information

CBECC-Com

http://bees.archenergy.com/software.html

CBECC-Com V3 is valid for demonstrating compliance with the nonresidential provisions of the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

Version 3 of CBECC-Com and CBECC-Com Compliance Manager were approved - 08/27/2014. Version 3a of CBECC-Com and CBECC-Com Compliance Manager were approved on 12/03/2014. Please review these resolutions (Version 3 and Version 3a) for details of the public domain Compliance Software (CBECC-Com) and associated Compliance Manager (CM).

California Energy Commission
Building Standards Office
1516 9th Street, MS 37
Sacramento, CA 95814
ATTN: Sabaratnam Thamilseran
916-651-2927
Sabaratnam Thamilseran@energy.ca.gov

IES Virtual Environment

http://www.iesve.com/software/title24

IES Virtual Environmental 2014 Feature Pack 1, version 2014.1.0, is valid for demonstrating compliance with the nonresidential provisions of the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

IES Virtual Environment 2013 Title-24 Feature pack 1 was approved 05/14/2014. An updated version (IES Virtual Environment 2014 Feature pack 1 version 2014.1.0) was approved under streamlined approval process 07/07/2014.

Integrated Environmental Solutions
101 Federal Street
19th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
617-426-1890
Title24@iesve.com

Conditionally Approved for Nonresidential Buildings, 2013 Standards
Program Name Approved versions usable for permit Contact Information

EnergyPro Nonresidential
http://www.energysoft.com/download/energypro-6/

EnergyPro V6.2 is valid for demonstrating compliance with the nonresidential provisions of the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards until 5:00 p.m. 03/31/2015.

EnergyPro V6.2 was conditionally approved 12/10/2014. Further details can be found in the resolution and associated Executive Order. Please contact ENERGYSOFT at support@energysoft.com for support.

EnergySoft, LLC.
1025 5th Street, Suite A
Novato, CA 94945-2413
415-897-6400
mart@energysoft.com

For questions about the 2013 Standards and program proceeding, contact the Energy Standards Hotline.