2013 Approved Computer Compliance Programs

The following list of energy analysis computer programs includes all Alternative Calculation Methods approved by the California Energy Commission. These programs are in accordance with the California Code of Regulations: Title 24, Part 1, Article 1, Section 10-109 (2013 Standards).

The individual programs are listed below under specific categories. These are the only programs that should be used under the performance approach (energy budget) method of compliance for the 2013 Standards.

Note: Price listings of proprietary programs are available from the vendors at addresses and telephone numbers listed.

Residential Buildings, 2013 Standards
Program Name Approved versions usable for permit Contact Information
CBECC-Res
www.bwilcox.com/BEES/BEES.html
CBECC-Res V3 and V3b are valid for demonstrating compliance with the residential provisions of the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

Latest version of CBECC-Res and CBECC-Res Compliance Manager were approved on 12/3/2014. Please review the resolution for details of the public domain Compliance Software (CBECC-Res V3b) and associated Compliance Manager (CM).
 
California Energy Commission
Building Standards Office
1516 9th Street, MS 37
Sacramento, CA 95814
ATTN: Dee Anne Ross
916-654-6560
deeanne.ross@energy.ca.gov
EnergyPro V6.3
www.energysoft.com
Approved 9/5/2014 for compliance with the 2013 Residential Energy Efficiency Standards for newly constructed buildings and additions/alterations. Version 6.3 must be used for permit applications made on or after October 13, 2014. Version 6.2 or 6.3 may be used until that date.
 
EnergySoft, LLC.
1025 5th Street, Suite A
Novato, CA 94945-2413
Phone: (415) 897-6400
Right-Energy Title 24 v1.1
www.wrightsoft.com
Approved 9/5/2014 for compliance with the 2013 Residential Energy Efficiency Standards for newly constructed single family buildings. This is a module for Right-Suite Universal. Version 1.1 must be used for permit applications made on or after October 13, 2014. Version 1.0 or 1.13 may be used until that date.
 
Wrightsoft Corporation
131 Hartwell Avenue
Lexington, MA 02421
Phone: (800) 225-8697
sales@wrightsoft.com
Nonresidential Buildings, 2013 Standards
Program Name Approved versions usable for permit Contact Information

CBECC-Com

http://bees.archenergy.com/software.html

CBECC-Com Versions 3 and 3a are valid for demonstrating compliance with the nonresidential provisions of the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

CBECC-Com Versions 2 and 2b are valid for demonstrating compliance with the nonresidential provisions of the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards until 5:00 p.m. on November 1, 2014.

Version 3 of CBECC-Com and CBECC-Com Compliance Manager were approved on 08/27/2014. Version 3a of CBECC-Com and CBECC-Com Compliance Manager were approved on 12/03/2014. Please review these resolutions (Version 3 and Version 3a) for details of the public domain Compliance Software (CBECC-Com) and associated Compliance Manager (CM).

California Energy Commission
Building Standards Office
1516 9th Street, MS 37
Sacramento, CA 95814
ATTN: Sabaratnam Thamilseran
916-651-2927
Sabaratnam Thamilseran@energy.ca.gov

EnergyPro Nonresidential
http://www.energysoft.com/download/energypro-6/

EnergyPro V6.2 is valid for demonstrating compliance with the nonresidential provisions of the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards until 5:00 p.m. on March 31, 2015.

EnergyPro V6.2 was conditionally approved on December 10, 2014. Further details can be found in the approval notice. Please contact ENERGYSOFT at support@energysoft.com for support.

EnergySoft, LLC.
1025 5th Street, Suite A
Novato, CA 94945-2413
Phone: (415) 897-6400
mart@energysoft.com

IES Virtual Environment

http://www.iesve.com/software/title24

IES Virtual Environmental 2014 Feature Pack 1, version 2014.1.0, is valid for demonstrating compliance with the nonresidential provisions of the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

IES Virtual Environmental 2013 Title-24 Feature Pack 1 is valid for demonstrating compliance with the nonresidential provisions of the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards until 5:00 p.m. on November 1, 2014.

IES Virtual Environment 2013 Title-24 Feature pack 1 was approved on 5/14/2014 and updated version (IES Virtual Environment 2014 Feature pack 1 version 2014.1.0) was approved under Streamlined Approval process on July 07, 2014.

Integrated Environmental Solutions
101 Federal Street
19th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
+1 617 426 1890
Title24@iesve.com

For questions about the 2013 Standards and program proceeding, contact the Energy Standards Hotline.