CAPHCC Advocacy Brief by Richard Markuson

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Sacramento, CA – Changes to Mercury Thermostat Collection Act of 2021 Since the inception of the 2008 Act, regulators have become increasingly concerned the collection of thermostats has been lackluster. Furthermore, they believe outreach by the thermostat industry has failed to properly inform appropriate entities that collection is available, and many consumers and retailers alike are unaware of the program. …

CSLB Reminds Contractors of Requirements for Mechanical Systems Acceptance Tests

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www.cslb.ca.gov     |     CheckTheLicenseFirst.com     |     SeniorScamStopper.com September 14, 2022 CSLB #22-09 CSLB Reminds Contractors of Requirements for Mechanical Systems Acceptance Tests SACRAMENTO, CA – The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) has an important reminder for contractors who perform mechanical systems acceptance tests. Any person performing these tests in a nonresidential building must be certified as an acceptance test technician …

UPC Code Update by Tim Rutledge, Instructor, PHCC GSA Training Facility

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8/25/2022 Uniform Plumbing Code update: Table 703.2 note  #4 Not to exceed five water closets or five six-unit traps. What Changed: Previous versions of the code book would only allow up to 3 water closets or six-unit traps on a horizontal 3” pipe and 4 water closets or six-unit traps on a vertical 3” pipe or stack. Why it Changed: …

CAPHCC Action Alert – Your Comments Needed

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Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Kao has issued a ruling in the consolidated Energy Efficiency (EE) Business Plan and Portfolio Plan application proceeding, presenting Energy Division’s staff proposal for party comment regarding a phased transition to provide fewer ratepayer-funded incentives for gas EE measures.  The ruling also seeks party comments on modifications to the Codes and Standards Advocacy programs as well …

CSLB Sting Locations Needed

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SACRAMENTO – Undercover sting operations are the best way for CSLB to catch individuals in the act of contracting without a license. In order to continue these efforts to protect consumers and curb the underground economy, CSLB needs access to more residential and commercial properties to use as sting sites. CSLB’s Statewide Investigative Fraud Teams (SWIFT) conducts the stings with the …

Advanced Water Heater Initiative (AWHI) July Residential Working Group Notes

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For our PHCC Member Contractors, See below for notes from the AWHI Residential Working Group call held on July 19, 2022. Video Recording, slides and notes Please go  here see the video recording of the meeting Please go here to access the slides from the meeting. Please go here to access the notes from the meeting. Additional Resources Webinar Recording …

California Energy Commission Enforcement Advisory

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California Energy Commission Enforcement Advisory Scope: Permits issued for nonresidential construction projects and nonresidential spaces in multifamily projects that include the installation of mechanical systems, mechanical system controls, lighting systems, and lighting system controls. Issue: Such construction projects require a certified acceptance test technician (ATT) to perform the acceptance testing required by the California Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Energy Code) …