Friday, December 18, 2009

Title-24 Implementation Drawing Closer

On January 1, 2010 California will introduce the latest version of the Title-24 Building Efficiency Standards.

While it was originally scheduled to take effect in August 2009, delays in the compliance software pushed back enforcement of the new code until January 1, 2010.

The adoption of ASHRAE 62.2-2007 means that for the first time in California all low-rise residential buildings must provide whole house mechanical ventilation to address poor indoor air quality. This is caused by certain unanticipated side effects of improvements in the energy code.