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Energy Items for Permit Fee Waiver Program

The City of Huntington Beach adopted an Energy Efficient Permit Fee Waiver Program which began on November 5, 2007.  This fee waiver program applies to Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, and Solar permits issued for systems that either produce energy or save natural resources.  This program is for systems that substantially exceed the current State and Federal minimum standards.  Examples include, but are not limited to solar water heating systems, tankless water heaters, high efficiency furnaces and high efficiency air conditioners.


Product Category
Specification
Permit Type for Fee Waiver

High Efficiency HVAC

AFUE greater than 90 M-permit

High Efficiency AC

SEER 18 or Higher

M-permit, E-permit for added circuit

Tankless Water Heater Energy Factor 0.80

P-permit for gas line, M-permit for water heater, E-permit for added circuit

Solar water heating system (home or pool) Entire system E, M, P

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