Balanced Comfort specializes in California Title 24 energy code compliance, mechanical engineering consulting, and energy efficiency related services.
Balanced Comfort provides consulting and reports for the California Title 24 2016 building energy code. We offer consulting and calculations for all building types (residential single, multifamily and commercial buildings). We completely understand the new requirements and our team of engineers are here to make code compliance as simple as possible.
The following information is needed to assist you with your project:
• Owner or designer’s name, address and phone number
• Site plan showing North orientation
• Total Conditioned floor area
• Breakdown of square footage (multiple floors)
• Sectionals with ceiling heights, roof structure, and foundation
• All window and door sizes
• Roof plan with any skylights
• HVAC and DHW specs (new or existing/addition)
• Insulation-type for roof, walls, and floors
In addition to the items listed for Residential Title 24 projects, we will require the following:
• All room occupancies
• All luminaries (new or existing/addition) for lighting compliance
• Lighting schedule with reflected ceiling plan including fixture type and wattage output
Load Calculations & Energy Efficiency Modeling – Our certified mechanical engineer dedicates time to determine loads in order to design a solution that works throughout the year. Factors such as location, humidity, temperature and the ratio of occupied vs unoccupied space and the time frames, are considered while developing an energy efficient solution. When we understand the project goals we can then recommend the best energy efficient HVAC equipment.
Cooling and Heating System Designs – The team at Balanced Comfort handle complex, multi-layered designs for comprehensive heating and cooling projects. Our experts provide logical heating and cooling design solutions that are within each unique project’s specifications and uphold proper interaction with other systems. Our designs are developed to perform and meet standard requirements that are considered energy efficient.