California Title 24


California Energy Commission (CEC) Building Energy Efficiency Standards

The Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Energy Standards) contain indoor, outdoor, and sign lighting requirements. Lighting systems and controls must be designed to comply with the Energy Standards to ensure energy efficient operation and adequate illumination.
For further questions regarding The Building Energy Efficiency Standards for Lighting, please contact
Building Energy Efficiency Standards - Title 24
Toll-free in California: 800-772-3300

2022 Energy Standards Lighting

Fact Sheets

Residential High-efficacy Lighting - Title 20 and Title 24, Part 6 JA8: Key Differences and Overlap 2022
– Energy Code Ace document
Residential Lighting Guide for 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards
– California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) document

Overview of High-Efficacy Lighting - California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) Video - YouTube


2022 Single-Family Lighting Overview


2022 Multifamily Indoor Lighting Overview
2022 Multifamily Outdoor Lighting Overview
2022 Multifamily Sign Lighting Overview


Nonresidential Lighting Guide for 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards
– California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) document
2022 Nonresidential Indoor Lighting Overview
2022 Nonresidential Outdoor Lighting Overview
2022 Nonresidential Sign Lighting Overview

Introduction to Lighting Control Systems - California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) Video - YouTube
Introduction to Indoor Lighting Alterations - California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) Video - YouTube 
Introduction to Lighting Controls Acceptance Testing - California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) Video - YouTube
Outdoor Lighting & Sign Control Requirements - California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) Video - YouTube 

California Energy Commission (CEC) | Advanced Search for Lighting Fixtures and Models
Confirm what lighting fixture by which lighting manufacturer is listed on the CEC website and therefore approved for T24 JA8 installations.


The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) | is the recognized authority on light pollution and is the leading organization combating light pollution worldwide. This is becoming an issue when you project is located in region where compliance is mandatory.

International Landscape Lighting Institute (ILLI)
Founded by landscape lighting authority and expert Janet Lennox Moyer. ILLI is an educational organization for anyone who has a passion to learn how to light landscapes at night. Jan Moyer wrote many books on how to light landscape intelligently and effectively playing with shadows and light, accentuation and scenic lighting. ILLI offers courses, which are highly regarded by students and supported by manufacturers.

Professional Industry Organizations for Design, Building, Architectural and Lighting

International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)
The Professional Lighting Design Convention (PLDC)
American Lighting Association
Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
International Interior Design Association (IIDA)
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Local Chapters for Central Coast and Central Valleys

Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Santa Barbara and Central Coast
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Santa Barbara
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Ventura
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Central Coast
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Golden Empire
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Central Valleys
International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Northern California (Fresno)
National Kitchen + Bath Association (NKBA) Central Coast and Valleys Chapter
Central Coast Interior Design Group (CCID)

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