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Issue 125, January - March 2019

In This Issue

  • 2019 Energy Code Training
  • New Videos for Nonresidential HVAC Prescriptive Requirements
  • Whole House Fan Compliance for Low-rise Residential Buildings
  • Q&A
    • Townhouses vs. Duplexes
  • Energy Code Ace Class Schedule

blueprint  Issue 125,  Janaury - March 2019

Issue 124, October - December 2018

In This Issue

  • Center of Glass Calculations for Low-rise Residential Buildings
  • Residential Replacement Window Insulation
  • New Videos for Nonresidential HVAC Mandatory Requirements
  • Townhouse Classifications
  • Q&A
    • Townhouses: High-rise or Low-rise
    • Natural Gas in ADUs
    • Concrete Wall Insulation
    • Approved Pool Pumps
  • Energy Code Ace New Tool: Q&Ace

blueprint  Issue 124,  October - December 2018

Issue 123, April - September, 2018

In This Issue

  • 2019 Energy Code Adopted!
  • Modeling ADUs
  • Certified Mechanical ATTs
  • Q&A
    • ADUs
    • Native American Reservations
    • Gas Lighting
    • Built-In Water Heater Isolation Valves
  • Energy Code Ace Nonresidential PEBI Classes

blueprint  Issue 123,  April - September, 2018

Issue 122, January - March, 2018

In This Issue

  • CBECC-Res FAQs Updated
  • Fewer and Simpler Nonresidential Forms
  • Simplified 2016 Power Distribution and Solar Ready Forms
  • Thank You, LBO and City of Chico
  • Covered Processes Quick Reference Guide Available
  • Rebuilding After Disasters
  • Presentations Posted
  • Regulatory Advisory
  • Accessory Dwelling Units
  • Q&A
    • Accessory Dwelling Units
    • Residential Performance Modeling and HERS Verification
    • LED Trim Kits
    • Insulating Refrigerant Lines
  • Energy Code Class Schedule

blueprint  Issue 122,  January - March 2018

Issue 121, October - December 2017

In This Issue

  • IAPMO-R&T Approved
  • New Fact Sheet
  • Appliance Efficiency Regulations for State Regulated Lamps
  • Separation of Electrical Circuits
  • Q&A
    • Residential Attic Insulation
    • Pipe Insulation

blueprint  Issue 121,  October - December 2017

Issue 120, July - September 2017

In This Issue

  • New 2016 NRCC-LTI-E
  • New Lighting Videos and Fact Sheets
  • 2016 Acceptance Forms From CALCTP and NLCAA
  • 2019 CBECC - Res Research Version Now Available
  • Uniform Energy Factors for Water Heaters
  • Q&A
    • Water Heater Types

blueprint  Issue 120, July - September 2017

Issue 119, April - June 2017

In This Issue

  • Tubular LED Lamps and the 2016 Energy Standards
  • HVAC Videos Now Available!
  • High Performance Attics and Batt Insulation Below the Roof Deck
  • Electrical Power Distribution Systems
  • New Resources Added to the Online Resource Center!
  • Q&A
    • Tubular LED Lamps
    • Electrical Power Distribution Systems
  • BayREN Resources
  • Energy Code Ace Class Schedule

blueprint  Issue 119, April - June 2017

Issue 118, January - March 2017

In This Issue

  • 2019 Energy Standards Development
  • 2016 Energy Standards are in Effect
  • 2016 Compliance Software
  • Open Source Software
  • 2016 HERS Providers
  • 2016 HERS Reference Card Now Available
  • 2016 Compliance Document Upgrades
  • Lighting ATTCP Training Approved for the 2016 Energy Standards
  • Training Opportunities
  • Q&A
    • Sun Rooms
    • Buildings and Spaces Used for Commercial Plant Growth
    • Wall Extensions in Low-Rise Residential Additions
    • Residential Compliance Documents
  • Energy Code Ace Materials for the 2016 Energy Standards

blueprint  Issue 118, Janaury - March 2017

Issue 117, November - December 2016

The Lighting Issue

  • Title 24's JA8 and Title 20's State Regulated Lamp Requirements
  • 2016 Prescriptive Indoor Lighting Alteration Options
  • Q&A

blueprint  Issue 117,  November - December 2016

Issue 116, September 2016 - October 2016

  • Are You Ready for January 1, 2017?
  • 2016 Mandatory Measures Summary Now Available
  • New Project Status Report Available!
  • Dynamic Compliance Documents for 2016 Residential Non-HERS Projects
  • Residential Early Adopters
  • Master Plan Permit Applications
  • Online Resource Center
  • Lighting ATTCP Training Approved for 2016
  • 2016 High Efficacy Requirements for Ceiling Recessed and Enclosed Luminaires
  • Deep-Dimming Fluorescent Lamp Ballast Efficiency Standards
  • Overlapping Requirements for Residential Hot Water Pipe Insulation
  • New Mechanical ATTCP
  • ATTCP and HERS Reference Cards Now Available
  • Q&A
    • 2016 Nonresidential Lighting Alterations
    • 2016 Residential Water Heating Options

blueprint  September 2016 - October 2016

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