2022 Nonresidential & High-rise Multifamily Energy Code Forms

Official California Energy Commission compliance documents you can use to show compliance with 2022 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6 or Energy Code).

These forms are for nonresidential, high-rise multifamily (4 stories or greater) and high-rise mixed-use (4 stories or greater) projects.

NRCC Forms (Nonresidential Certificates of Compliance)

The Nonresidential Certificates of Compliance (NRCC) are to demonstrate the construction documents are compliant with the Energy Code at the time of permit application.

Paper and dynamic pdf forms are no longer available for the 2022 Energy Code.

Use the Virtual Compliance Assistant to walk you through form completion and produce the pdf you can take to the Authority Having Jurisdiction for construction permit application.

2022-NRCC-CXR-E: Commissioning
2022-NRCC-PLB-E: Domestic Water Heating
2022-NRCC-ELC-E: Electric Power Distribution
2022-NRCC-ENV-E: Envelope
2022-NRCC-LTI-E: Lighting - Indoor
2022-NRCC-LTO-E: Lighting - Outdoor
2022-NRCC-LTS-E: Lighting - Sign
2022-NRCC-MCH-E: Mechanical
2022-NRCC-PRC-E: Process Systems
2022-NRCC-SAB-E: Solar and Battery
NRCI Forms (Nonresidential Certificates of Installation)

The Nonresidential Certificates of Installation (NRCI) are to demonstrate installations are compliant with the Energy Code. Complete these forms during the bid process to ensure your equipment and materials selections comply before purchasing.

Paper forms are no longer available for most of the NRCIs for the 2022 Energy Code.

Use the Virtual Compliance Assistant to walk you through form completion and produce the pdf you can take to the building inspector or Acceptance Test Technician. Where available below, go to the CEC's website for the paper form.

2022-NRCI-PLB-E: Domestic Water Heating
2022-NRCI-ELC-E: Electric Power Distribution
2022-NRCI-ENV-E: Envelope
2022-NRCI-LTI-E: Lighting - Indoor
2022-NRCI-LTO-E: Lighting - Outdoor
2022-NRCI-LTS-E: Lighting - Sign
2022-NRCI-MCH-E: Mechanical
2022-NRCI-PRC-E: Process Systems
2022-NRCI-SAB-E: Solar and Battery
2022-NRCI-MCH-20-F: Duct Leakage
2022-NRCI-MCH-22-F: Fan Efficacy
2022-NRCI-MCH-23-F: Airflow Rate
2022-NRCI-MCH-25-F: Refrigerant Charge
NRCA Forms (Nonresidential Certificates of Acceptance)

The Nonresidential Certificates of Acceptance (NRCA) are to demonstrate compliance with Acceptance Testing requirements in the Energy Code. These documents must be completed by a field technician or Certified Acceptance Test Technician (ATT) and submitted to the inspector.

  • Forms ending in a "-F" can be downloaded from the CEC's website, completed, and submitted to the inspector.
  • Mechanical and Lighting forms ending in a "-A" must be completed by a Certified Acceptance Testing Technician (ATT) through a Certification Provider's website. See the CEC website to find an ATT, and for more information on the Acceptance Testing Program.
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2022-NRCA-ENV-02-F: Fenestration Acceptance
2022-NRCA-ENV-03-F: Daylight Design PAFs
2022-NRCA-LTI-02-A: Shut-off Lighting Controls
2022-NRCA-LTI-03-A: Auto Daylighting Control
2022-NRCA-LTI-04-A: Demand Response Controls
2022-NRCA-LTI-05-A: Institutional Tuning PAF
2022-NRCA-LTO-02-A: Outdoor lighting Control
2022-NRCA-MCH-02-A: Outdoor Air
2022-NRCA-MCH-03-A: Cont Volume Single Zone HVAC
2022-NRCA-MCH-04-A: Duct Leakage
2022-NRCA-MCH-05-A: Economizer DOAS HRV ERV
2022-NRCA-MCH-06-A: Demand Control Ventilation
2022-NRCA-MCH-07-A: Supply Fan Variable Flow Controls
2022-NRCA-MCH-08-A: Valve Leakage Test
2022-NRCA-MCH-09-A: Water Temp Reset
2022-NRCA-MCH-10-A: Hydronic System Variable Flow Control
2022-NRCA-MCH-11-A: Auto Demand Shed Control
2022-NRCA-MCH-12-A: FDD Packaged Units
2022-NRCA-MCH-13-A: FDD AHU and Zone Terminal Units
2022-NRCA-MCH-14-A: Distributed Energy Storage
2022-NRCA-MCH-15-A: Thermal Energy Storage
2022-NRCA-MCH-16-A: Supply Air Temp Reset
2022-NRCA-MCH-17-A: Condenser Water Temp Reset
2022-NRCA-MCH-18-A: EMS Acceptance
2022-NRCA-MCH-19-A: Occupied Standby
2022-NRCA-MCH-20-A: Multifamily Ventilation Exhaust
2022-NRCA-MCH-21-A: Multifamily Leakage
2022-NRCA-MCH-22-A: Duct Leakage
2022-NRCA-NA1.9-A
2022-NRCA-NA1.10-A
2022-NRCA-NA1.11-A
2022-NRCA-NA1.12-A
2022-NRCA-NA1.13-A
2022-NRCA-PRC-01-F: Compressed Air
2022-NRCA-PRC-02-F: Kitchen Exhaust
2022-NRCA-PRC-03-F: Parking Garage Ventilation
2022-NRCA-PRC-04-F: Ref WH Evap Fan Control
2022-NRCA-PRC-05-F: Evap Condenser Control
2022-NRCA-PRC-06-F: Air-cooled Condensers
2022-NRCA-PRC-07-F: VS Compressors
2022-NRCA-PRC-08-F: Ref WH Underslab Heating
2022-NRCA-PRC-12-F: Elevator Ltg Vent Control
2022-NRCA-PRC-13-F: Escalator Speed Control
2022-NRCA-PRC-14-F: Lab Exhaust
2022-NRCA-PRC-15-F: Fume Hood
2022-NRCA-PRC-16-F: Adiabatic Cond
NRCV Forms (Nonresidential Certificates of Verification)

The Nonresidential Certificates of Verification (NRCV) are to demonstrate compliance with HERS verification requirements in the Energy Code. These documents must be completed by a HERS Rater and registered with a HERS Provider's registry prior to submitting them to the inspector.

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2022-NRCV-MCH-04a-H: Duct Leakage Test - New Construction
2022-NRCV-MCH-04c-H: Duct Leakage - LLAHU
2022-NRCV-MCH-04d-H: Duct Leakage Test - Existing Construction
2022-NRCV-MCH-04e-H: Duct Leakage Test - Sealing Accesible Leaks
2022-NRCV-MCH-24a-H: Enclosure Air Leakage Worksheet - Single Point Test - Manual Meter
2022-NRCV-MCH-24b-H: Enclosure Air Leakage Worksheet - Single Point Test - Automatic Meter
2022-NRCV-MCH-27b-H: Highrise Residential
2022-NRCV-MCH-32-H: Local Mechanical Exhaust
2022-NRCV-PLB-21-HERS: HighRise Multifamily Central Hot Water System Distribution
2022-NRCV-PLB-22-HERS: HighRise Single Dwelling Unit Hot Water System Distribution
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Need a hand with the forms? Check out the Forms Ace™ to figure out which forms are required for your project. The Virtual Compliance Assistant will walk you through form completion and tell you if your project complies. Review short videos that show how the Virtual Compliance Assistant works.

Need a hand with the forms? Check out the Forms Ace™ to figure out which forms are required for your project. The Virtual Compliance Assistant will walk you through form completion and tell you if your project complies. Review short videos that show how the Virtual Compliance Assistant works.

Forms Ace™
The Forms Ace™ tool helps you figure out which Title 24, Part 6 forms apply to your specific project. Use this tool before your permit submittal to determine which forms will be required for your Addition, Alteration or New Construction project — and whether or not your project requires HERS (Home Energy Rating System) verification.
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For Nonresidential Certificates of Compliance (NRCC) and Installation (NRCI) the Virtual Compliance Assistant can be used to complete forms and verify compliance prior to submitting forms to the Authority Having Jurisdiction.

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2022 forms are used for projects permitted after January 1, 2023. For all projects permitted under 2013, 2016, 2019 Energy Codes, see the Forms Page.
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