Santa Barbara Lighting Blog — Lighting FAQ's

Title 24 Requirements

What is it and how does it affect you?
While anyone can download and read California’s exhaustively detailed Energy Efficient Standards, it’s not always the easiest to interpret and apply. Lighting accounts for a ridiculously high amount of energy usage, in both commercial and residential buildings, but while the options these days for decreasing your kilowatt consumption are many, are they in fact compliant with the mandates laid out in the Code of Regulations?
Let’s tackle part 6, Section 150, which addresses Outdoor Lighting. There are two acceptable strategies to getting your project to fall within...