2016 Manufacturer Certification for Equipment, Products and Devices

Occupant Controlled Smart Thermostats

Joint Appendix 5 (JA5) contains requirements for Occupant Controlled Smart Thermostat (OCST) certification to the California Energy Commission. A declaration needs to be sent to the Energy Commission stating that the OCST conforms to the requirements of JA5.


2016 Reference Appendices JA5.
Posted November 1, 2016. (PDF file, 7 pages, 120 kb)

Submit forms and questions to CertifiedtoCEC@energy.ca.gov
or contact Simon Lee at (916) 651-3005

Note that the requirements for this equipment have been updated for 2016. As a result, manufacturers will need to re-certify their equipment for compliance with the 2016 Standards. The 2013 list of compliant models will remain available for building project permitted prior to January 1, 2017.