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California Energy Commission Standards Tables



California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards for new construction and alteration of residential and nonresidential buildings are updated approximately every three years. These standards serve as a foundational part of California’s long-term strategy for meeting energy demand and resource conservation. Each update brings the state closer to its goal of Zero Net Energy (ZNE) for newly constructed low-rise residential buildings by 2020 and commercial buildings by 2030. California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards are tailored to California’s 16 climate zones. Under these standards, builders must install a list of mandatory energy efficiency measures ...

True or Simulated? How to Choose the Right Divided Lite Windows



Divided lite window patterns are an essential element for many architectural design styles, and for centuries have added a defining characteristic to a wide range of styles from elegant, old-world to arts and crafts, and even the most minimalist, modern designs. When your project includes window divisions, there are two options to help you achieve the effect: true divided lite and simulated divided lite windows. Which is best for your design vision? True Divided Lite Windows At the beginning of the glass production industry, glass makers (or glaziers) were only able ...

Jada + Secco: A Perfect Partnership for Superior Steel Windows



Steel windows and doors are beautiful, strong, and long-lasting, but can they meet energy code requirements? Jada has partnered with Secco Sistemi, Italy’s leading producers of integrated window and door systems, to ensure our answer to this question is always a resounding “Yes.” About Secco Sistemi Secco Sistemi has been an industry leader for more than 70 years. They combine industrial tradition and technological innovation to develop and precision engineer thermally broken profiles that meet European and US standards for energy efficiency and thermal design. Secco products meet the most diverse ...
Energy Values
Thermal Design
glazing
Finish
Hardware
Automation
Attachment
Divided Lites
Mullions
Multi-Point
Escutcheons
Hinges & Finials
Screens
Door Sills
Safety