CEA Publishes HVAC Industry Modernization Plan to Support California SB1414

The CEA has published a comprehensive HVAC industry modernization plan in support of California Senate Bill 1414 that shows how today’s technology can be leveraged to quickly meet the bill’s important mandates. SB 1414 calls for the California Energy Commission to adopt a plan by January 2019 to improve compliance in the installation of air conditioning and heat pump systems.

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California Energy Alliance
CEA Code Change Proposal Incorporated into California's 2019 Building Standards

DAVIS, Calif. February 5, 2018—The California Energy Alliance (CEA), a member-based organization committed to smart, sustainable energy use within the built environment, is pleased to announce that its code change proposal dedicated to improving the lighting control requirements for lighting alterations was accepted by the California Energy Commission (CEC) in its recently published Draft Express Terms.

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California Energy Alliance
LD+A, August 2017: Commercial Lighting's Role in Automated Demand Response

After nearly two decades of support and research focused on automated demand response (ADR), lighting remains underutilized as a demand response resource. How can we increase these options and tap more lighting systems for actual ADR program participation? This article, first published in the August 2017 edition of LD+A magazine, provides insights and recommendations for increasing the demand for automated demand responsive lighting systems including CEA efforts to improve ADR requirements contained in California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

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