California’s registry for building energy code compliance

Where building professionals register projects for California energy code compliance. CHEERS automates document workflow and simplifies complex building energy code regulation.


A central registry for California building projects

Approved by the State of California, CHEERS operates a virtual repository where building projects are registered for energy code compliance. Most can use the registry for free.​

  • Simple, intuitive interface – natural navigation through the complex energy code documentation process
  • Central collaboration – invite project members, post critical project info, upload files, and share pictures
  • Automated notifications – a robust alert system to keep project on track and time
  • Find a Pro directory – registered energy consultants, contractors, and HERS Raters appear in our Find a Pro directory.

Mobile Friendly

We develop new ways for building professionals to coordinate and implement California’s building energy code. Our technology platform features:

  • Update projects from your phone – snap a photo from the field, add notes about installation or even do a remote inspection
  • Fast Communication – Keep the Title 24 conversation in one spot. Add important notes and pictures every project member can review instantly
  • On-the-go functionality – with features like image reader and field forms, updating verification data is simple, fast and easy
  • Digital Rater ID – show your up-to-date credentials without having a badge around your neck. Simply show and go.

An example of how the registry is​ used
for California energy code compliance​

  • What happens
  • Project information registered. Documentation obtained for permit submittal.
  • Who
  • Energy Consultant
  • Architect
  • Builder
  • What happens
  • Information on install process uploaded to registry.
  • Who
  • Builder
  • Contractor
  • What happens
  • Third-party verification and testing of project energy features.
  • Who
  • HERS Rater
Building Department
  • What happens
  • Building Department reviews project in registry. Verifies all required documentation is complete prior to issuing final approval.
  • Who
  • Building Department