Download/Install CBECC-Res 2016 - For Compliance with the 2016 Standards
CBECC-Res 2016 can be used to show compliance with the performance approach of the 2016 California Residential Building Energy Efficiency Standards, in effect for building permits filed on or after January 1, 2017.
CBECC-Res 2016.3.0 - December 6, 2017 (alternate link)
Click either link to download 2016.3.0 (1016 SP2), a bug fix update that corrects errors and improves usability, but does not change the results for 2016.3.0 which was approved by the California Energy Commission on July 12, 2017. A description of this release is located here.
CBECC-Res 2016.3.0 replaces all previous versions of CBECC-Res 2016. CBECC-Res 2016.2.1 will expire on October 24, 2017. When demonstrating compliance with the 2016 Standards, CBECC-Res 2016.3.0 must be used for permit applications made on or after October 25, 2017.
If you are using both 2013 and 2016 compliance software, be sure to install the programs in different directories.
Please note: Version 3.0 can read Version 2.0 input files (backward compatible), but Version 2.0 cannot read Version 3.0 input files (not forward compatible). We recommend that you copy and rename Version 2.0 input files that will be used with Version 3.0.