TITLE 24 & GREEN POWER
California Title 24 Overview
Title 24 & Green Power Energy standards for residential & non-residential buildings
About the current and new standards (in development) Title 24, Part 6, of the California Code of Regulations are Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Non-residential Buildings that were established in 1978 in response to a legislative mandate to reduce California’s energy consumption. The standards are updated periodically to allow consideration and possible incorporation of new energy efficiency technologies and methods. Primary means for reducing energy use is to limit allowable lighting power in a building.
Building Types: the Code Applies to:
[130-149] Non-residential, high-residential, motel/hotel and outdoor lighting
 High-rise residential and hotel/motel guest rooms, with exception
 Low-rise residential  2005 Title 24 also applies to unconditioned buildings and outdoor lighting systems, including indoor and outdoor signs.