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Nonresidential Newly Constructed Building Courses

The California Energy Commission has updated and simplified the compliance process for enforcement agencies/building departments.

Each course in this educational program is designed to assist enforcement agency/building department personnel with what they need to do, as well as what they need to understand, to ensure that all projects submitted for review meet or exceed the 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Standards).

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Nonresidential 2008 Energy Efficiency Standards Course

Learn what's changed with the 2008 Standards. Chris Olvera of the California Energy Commission, walks enforcement agency/building department personnel through the changes to the Nonresidential Standards.

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Nonresidential Plan Review Course

Nelson Peña of the California Energy Commission walks the Plans Examiner step-by-step through plan review, using a checklist to simplify the process.

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Efficient Nonresidential Lighting Course

Gary Flamm explains the changes to the 2008 Title 24 Building Energy Efficiency Standards for nonresidential lighting.