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What is Title 24

Created in 1978 by the California Building standards Commission in response to a legislative mandate to reduce California’s energy consumption....
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Advanced House Framing

Advanced house framing, sometimes called optimum value engineering (OVE), refers to framing techniques designed to reduce the amount of lumber...
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Ultra-Efficient Home Design

Ultra-efficient home design combines state-of-the-art, energy-efficient construction, appliances, and lighting with commercially available renewable energy systems, such as solar water...
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Energy-Efficient Home Design

Before you design a new home or remodel an existing one, consider investing in energy efficiency. You’ll save energy and...
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Energy Efficiency

Every year, much of the energy the U.S. consumes is wasted through transmission, heat loss and inefficient technology — costing...
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Energy Efficient Design Strategies

Before designing or remodeling a home, consider energy efficient design strategies; landscaping; and windows, doors, and skylights. You’ll save energy...
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