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 Comments Contact Information
CBECC-Res ver. 3
www.bwilcox.com/BEES/BEES.html
Public domain software for complying with the 2013 Residential Energy Efficiency Standards for newly constructed buildings and additions/alterations. Version 3 must be used for permit applications made on or after October 13, 2014. Version 2 or 3 may be used until that date.

Please report any issues using instructions from the Quick Start Guide included with the software.
Approved 8/27/2014.
 
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 Comments Contact Information

CBECC-Com V3

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

Please report any issues and concerns discovered while using this software using the instructions listed in the Quick Start Guide that is included with the software installation. This version of the CBECC-Com was approved on August 27, 2014. Please review the resolution for further details on valid permit dates when using previous versions of this software.

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 V6.2


Please contact ENERGYSOFT at mart@energysoft.com or www.energysoft.com/download/energypro-6/. This Compliance Software was conditionally approved on July 22, 2014. The Energy Commission conditionally approved EnergyPro version 6.2 pursuant to the alternate procedure or protocol, as an Alternative Calculation Method that building permit applicants may conditionally use until 5:00 PM PST December 31, 2014 to demonstrate compliance with the nonresidential provisions of the Standards.

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

IES Virtual Environment 2014 Title-24 Feature Pack 1 (VE2014 Title-24 FP1)

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

Please contact Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) at Title24@iesve.com. This Compliance Software was first approved on 5/14/2014. Updates to this software was approved under Streamlined Approval process by the Energy Commission 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.