Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Question:
What are the requirements of Title 24, as it concerns the probable increase in energy consumption, of a single story, single family dwelling that is opened to access a proposed permitted addition of a solarium, and what are the steps that the builder of the solarium is required to take in order to be in compliance with Title 24?

ANSWER:
Compliance with the Residential Energy Efficiency Standards is required if the existing house is opened to an addition. Before a building permit can be issued for a new directly conditioned space, approval of plans that include all of the compliance features per the applicable Prescriptive or Performance (computer) approach and a complete Certificate of Compliance (CF-1R) is required.

For more information you may visit the California Energy Commission website with the link provided below or call the Energy Efficiency Hotline at 1-800-772-3300 (toll free in Calif.)

Links:
  California Energy Commission
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