Top 5 Myths about TCAC Tax Incentives

Top 5 Myths about TCAC Tax Incentives

The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC, commonly known as TCAC) offers incentives for tax credits on new and/or rehabilitated affordable housing projects. These projects may apply for tax credits based on a number of factors, but sometimes there may be...
Hidden Challenges of Heat Pump Water Heaters

Hidden Challenges of Heat Pump Water Heaters

Complying with heat pump water heaters in California is more difficult than it may seem. The technology can be 2.5 to 3 times more efficient than natural gas, but that does not always make compliance easier. The proposed Joint Appendix JA13 would change that and allow...
Title 24 Commissioning Triggers in a Nutshell

Title 24 Commissioning Triggers in a Nutshell

A common question asked in California multifamily and/or commercial development is whether or not commissioning is triggered and what commissioning requires. Under the California Energy Code, commissioning is required for the following: New ground up, nonresidential...