SACRAMENTO — The International Code Council (ICC), California Building Officials, and the California Energy Commission (CEC) have released the Significant Changes to the California Energy Code Code, 2019 Edition. The purpose of this release is to familiarize energy code professionals, building officials, fire officials, plans examiners, inspectors, design professionals, contractors, and others in the building construction industry with many of the important changes in the 2019 California Energy Code (CEC). This publication is designed to assist code users in identifying the specific code changes that have occurred and under-standing the reasons behind the changes. It is also a valuable resource for jurisdictions in their code-adoption process.
Significant Changes to the California Energy Code (CEC), 2019 Edition, is organized into nine parts, each representing a distinct grouping of code topics. It is arranged to follow the general layout of the CEC, including code sections and section number format. The table of contents, in addition to providing guidance in the use of this publication, allows for a quick identification of those significant code changes that occur in the 2019 CEC.
For more information visit the CEC website HERE.