• CALCTP SUPPORTS STATE GOALS

    Commercial buildings account for more than 40 percent of the electrical load in the state. 35% of the commercial load is made up of interior and exterior lighting.

    California state policy has mandates energy efficiency investments and advanced lighting controls can help balance future electrical supply and demand.

    CALCTP SUPPORTS STATE GOALS
  • CALCTP EDUCATES CONSUMERS

    A broad partnership between utility companies, manufacturers, electricians, lighting designers and electrical contractors is leading to improvements in the design and installation of advanced lighting controls.

    Proper design and installation creates enormous costs savings which is increasing consumer demand.

    CALCTP EDUCATES CONSUMERS
  • CALCTP SAVES ENERGY

    Commercial buildings can save up to 40% in energy savings by simply turning lights off in unoccupied offices, conference rooms, and restrooms during business hours.

    The expansion of advanced lighting controls is essential for the development of a highly reliable and efficient electric smart grid system.

    CALCTP SAVES ENERGY
  • CALCTP CREATES JOBS

    Partner utilities, which encompass over 90% of the California market, require CALCTP-certified general electricians on each project.

    CALCTP certified general electricians understand how the mechanics behind the technology as well as how to properly install the devices.

    CALCTP CREATES JOBS

ABOUT THE PROGRAM


The California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program (CALCTP) is a statewide initiative aimed at increasing the use of lighting controls in commercial buildings and industrial facilities.

Through proper installation, advanced lighting controls improve energy efficiency in commercial facilities and save significant dollars. CALCTP will educate, train and certify licensed electrical contractors, and state certified general electricians in the proper programming, testing, installation, commissioning and maintenance of advanced lighting control systems in commercial facilities.

FIND A CALCTP-CERTIFIED CONTRACTOR

A CALCTP-Certified contractor is:

  • A state licensed C-10 electrical contractor.
  • Successfully completed the CALCTP Business Development Training program.
  • Successfully completed the CALCTP Technical Installation program.
  • Employs CALCTP-certified general electricians.
  • Proficient in Advanced Lighting Controls.

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What is a CALCTP Certified Lighting Controls Project ?

To be a CALCTP Certified Lighting Controls Project, the project must: 

  • Have a CALCTP certified contractor, and
  • Job-site foremen or job- site supervisors who are supervising the work/installation/commissioning of lighting controls systems required to be CALCTP certified, and
  • 50% or more of the state certified general electricians who are working on installing and commissioning the lighting controls systems are required to be CALCTP certified electrician.

 

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U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Visits CALCTP

U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Visits CALCTP