Codes and Standards Training

Training Presented by: Bruce Cheney

Bruce Cheney is the founder and CEO of Anchors Aweigh Energy, an energy efficiency services company. Mr. Cheney is a HERS rater, a BPI Building Analyst, an ICC Certified Residential Combination inspector and is active with ICC, IAPMO, IHACI and ASHRAE. Mr. Cheney has been working in the construction industry since his early teens except for a brief vacation with the US Navy. 

Mr. Cheney has been working with the California Statewide Codes and Standards Team since 2013 as a subject matter expert on Title 24 Part 6 splitting his time between the classroom and job sites. Mr. Cheney has performed hundreds of HERS verifications, has taught thousands of hours of building science and actively participates in the rulemaking process for the next code cycle.

In his free time Mr. Cheney experiments with building off grid heat pumps for space conditioning using water as a refrigerant and rammed earth buildings. Mr. Cheney is an outdoorsman who usually can’t be found on the weekends because he likes to explore rural places that cell phones can’t reach in his Jeep with his golden retriever Cash.

Classes and Times available

Course Title:  Title 24, Part 6: What’s New 2022 Res and MF HVAC

Course Description:  This highly interactive live course addresses general principles and hands-on application for contractors installing HVAC equipment to ensure compliance with California’s 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6 or the Energy Code). The course includes a presentation by Subject Matter Expert Bruce Cheney, and addresses: When the 2022 Energy Code does and does not apply to a HVAC project; which requirements are triggered when you’re just changing out part of an HVAC system; what the compliance process is; when you need to involve a HERS Rater; and worksheets that will help you collect and organize the information you need to enter into a HERS registry in order to generate applicable CF2R forms. The class will cover Single Family New Construction, Single Family alterations and Multi Family New Construction requirements.

 Learning Outcomes:

  • Will have an overview understanding of changes in scope along with new and revised mandatory and prescriptive requirements for HVAC in the 2022 Title 24 Energy Code
    • Will have an overview understanding of changes in scope along with new and revised mandatory and prescriptive requirements for HVAC mechanical systems and associated controls in the 2022 Title 24 Energy Code
    • Will be able to identify additional sources for in-depth information on the requirements of the 2022 Title 24 Energy Code

Target Audiences:

  • Residential HVAC Installers and Contractors
    • Multi-Family HVAC Installers and Contractors
    • HVAC Sales Personnel
    • HVAC Engineers
    • Builders & General Contractors

Prerequisites: Participants will benefit if they have some background on California’s Title 24 Building Energy Code. See: 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (ca.gov)

Course Title: Title 24, Part 6: What’s New 2022 Non-Residential Plumbing and Mechanical      

Course Description:

This highly interactive live course addresses general principles and hands-on application for contractors installing plumbing and mechanical equipment to ensure compliance with California’s 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6 or the Energy Code). The course includes a presentation by Subject Matter Expert Bruce Cheney, and addresses: When the 2022 Energy Code does and does not apply to a project; which requirements are triggered when you’re just changing out part of an system; what the compliance process is; when you need to involve a HERS Rater or acceptance tester; and worksheets that will help you collect and organize the information you needed to generate the applicable compliance forms. The class will cover Non-Residential energy code requirements for new, altered or added plumbing and mechanical systems.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding of changes in scope along with new and revised mandatory and prescriptive requirements in the 2022 Title 24 Energy Code
    • Understanding of changes in scope along with new and revised mandatory and prescriptive requirements for plumbing and mechanical systems and associated controls in the 2022 Title 24 Energy Code
    • Able to identify additional sources for in-depth information on the requirements of the 2022 Title 24 Energy Code

Target Audiences:

  • Non-Residential HVAC Installers and Contractors
    • Multi-Family HVAC Installers and Contractors
    • HVAC Sales Personnel
    • HVAC Engineers
    • Builders & General Contractors

Prerequisites: Participants will benefit if they have some background on California’s Title 24 Building Energy Code. See: 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (ca.gov)

 

Course Title:  Title 24, Part 6: What’s New 2022 Fixtures, Domestic Hot Water, Lighting and Appliances

Course Description:

This highly interactive live course addresses general principles and hands-on application for contractors installing plumbing and mechanical equipment to ensure compliance with California’s 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6 or the Energy Code). The course includes a presentation by Subject Matter Expert Bruce Cheney, and addresses: When the 2022 Energy Code does and does not apply to a project; which requirements are triggered when you’re just changing out part of an system; what the compliance process is; when you need to involve a HERS Rater or acceptance tester; and worksheets that will help you collect and organize the information you needed to generate the applicable compliance forms. The class will cover Non-Residential energy code requirements for new, altered or added plumbing and mechanical systems.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding of changes in scope along with new and revised mandatory and prescriptive requirements in the 2022 Title 24 Energy Code
    • Understanding of changes in scope along with new and revised mandatory and prescriptive requirements for plumbing and mechanical systems and associated controls in the 2022 Title 24 Energy Code
    • Able to identify additional sources for in-depth information on the requirements of the 2022 Title 24 Energy Code

Target Audiences:

  • Non-Residential HVAC Installers and Contractors
    • Multi-Family HVAC Installers and Contractors
    • HVAC Sales Personnel
    • HVAC Engineers
    • Builders & General Contractors

Prerequisites: Participants will benefit if they have some background on California’s Title 24 Building Energy Code. See: 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (ca.gov)