Early Peek and Comment on Energy Commission’s NEW HVAC Title 24 Code Changes for 2019

SACRAMENTO–The California Energy Commission is wrapping up informal workshops on new HVAC code change proposals. These proposals are now available on CAL SMACNA’s website here. The CEC will begin a formal rulemaking proceeding in Fall 2017 to adopt changes to the Building Energy Efficiency Standards contained in the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 24, […]

- July 21, 2017

TAKE ACTION TODAY- Help Support the Allowable Use of Flexible Duct for Final Connections to Air Outlets

Help Support the Allowable Use of Flexible Duct for Final Connections to Air Outlets   IAPMO is considering a clarification to the UMC this week that, if approved, would immediately clarify that flexible duct shall be permitted for use as an elbow at a terminal device. They need to hear your support for this proposal […]

- July 20, 2017

$3B in Affordable Housing Bonds to Voters in 2018?

In response to California’s affordable housing crisis, two bills are advancing in the Legislature that would provide public funding and a streamlined process for approval of multi-family housing developments. SB 3 (Beall) would place $3B before the voters in November 2018 to finance various existing housing programs, as well as infill infrastructure financing and affordable […]

- July 19, 2017

CSLB Announces New Fee Schedule

SACRAMENTO – Since its creation almost 90 years ago, the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) has been steadfast in carrying out its mission to protect consumers by regulating California’s construction industry in the most financially responsible way possible. CSLB operations are funded entirely by license fees, and today, a combination of increased costs and a […]

- July 14, 2017

When Will the Energy Commission’s Mechanical Acceptance Test Technician Requirements Begin?

SACRAMENTO-Despite several persistent rumors, CAL SMACNA has officially confirmed that the California Energy Commission (CEC) will NOT initiate the requirement for mechanical acceptance testing to be performed by certified Acceptance Test Technicians (ATT) beginning in July 2017.  In fact, there are quite a few things that still need to be completed prior to the start […]

- July 11, 2017


Capitol Connection

Legislative or regulatory questions?

Please contact CAL SMACNA’s Executive Vice President, Chris Walker

Phone: 916-363-7460



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CAL SMACNA’s 12th Day at the Capitol
February 5-6, 2018 

Mark your calendar to join CAL SMACNA in educating your elected officials about changing laws that can help your company survive in California. Your elected officials want to hear from you, their constituent. They value your direct perspective on the issues, and how the laws they pass affect your business in the State of California.


CAL SMACNA’s 52nd Annual Convention
April 4-8, 2018

Location: Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa located in Koloa Kauai.



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