Like sands through an hourglass, it's time to learn about the latest Title 24 Energy Code again. The California Energy Commission has just finished updating the language, and the new version will affect all construction starting on January 1, 2020. To learn what has and hasn't changed, attend this session that covers all sections that would be of interest to any lighting professional planning on doing business in California from 2020 onward. Knuffke provides a straightforward rundown of the code sections, as well as providing insights about how these changes came about.
- Cover the drivers for the Title 24 Energy Code, and review the Mandatory Lighting and Power Control requirements (§130.0 - .5).
- Quickly overview changes in the Interior and Exterior Lighting Power section (§140.6 - .7).
- Discuss significant changes in the Lighting Alteration/Addition Section (§141.0).
- Review new Residential Lighting Requirements (§150.0(k)).
Charles Knuffke is Systems Vice President and Evangelist for Legrand’s Wattstopper product line, focused on advancing the company’s Digital Lighting Management (DLM) products. For the last 30+ years Charles has been an educator on controls, working in the field with engineers, contractors, distributors, and building owners to design, install, and start up lighting control systems for almost every type of commercial and industrial project. In addition, Charles has spent thousands of hours working with facility engineers ensuring that they are proficient on their systems and are using them to their fullest capabilities. Charles has also attended uncounted California Energy Commission meetings during the development of the various Title 24 Energy Codes to provide real world commentary to the policy makers and act as an ombudsman for his customers. Additionally, he is currently serving as the Vice Chair for LCA – the Lighting Controls Association.