Title 24 Part 6 Essentials - Nonresidential Standards for Architects

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • SDGE Energy Innovation Center, 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117


This hands-on course is designed to provide architects with the knowledge and skill set needed to navigate key nonresidential Title 24 Part 6 building standards and compliance options for new construction, alterations and additions, and compliance-related documents. Participants will receive instruction on integrating code-compliance tasks into their project schedule, collaborating with the project team to increase energy efficiency, and improving energy literacy to design aesthetically beautiful buildings that use less energy.


  • Identify major differences between the 2016 and 2019 California Nonresidential Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24 Part 6) for the building envelope and commissioning requirements
  • Navigate a compliance-process map from project inception to completion of construction.
  • Identify mandatory and prescriptive requirements for nonresidential envelope building features and commissioning,
  • Identify the primary energy-compliance forms and related documents typically under the responsibility of the Architect
  • Apply envelope and commissioning Title 24 Part 6 requirements to design scenario .
  • Review 2019 Code Update


Gina Rodda has been involved with California Title 24 energy compliance since 1991. She currently works for Gabel Associates, LLC in Berkeley, CA, providing residential and nonresidential calculations and support for programs such as CA Title 24, Savings by Design, CA Multi Family Homes, Build it Green, and LEED® EA submittals. She is certified as a CEA and CEPE in both residential and nonresidential, in addition to being an LEED® AP. Gina graduated in 1989 with a BA from University of Phoenix in Stockton.

Additional Details

Check-in: 8:00 a.m., with breakfast and lunch provided

Learning Level: Intermediate

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This is a project of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, which is partially funded by California utility customers and administered by San Diego Gas & Electric® (SDG&E) under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. The Center for Sustainable Energy® is a member of the collaborative. Trademarks are property of their respective owners.