Title 24 — New Construction/Additions/Remodels**

Service: Description: Cost:
0 – 2,000 sq. ft. Residential $275.00 and up*
2,000 – 2,500 sq. ft. Residential $325.00 and up*
2,500 – 3,000 sq. ft. Residential $375.00 and up*
3,000 – 3,500 sq. ft. Residential $425.00 and up*
3,500 – 5,000 sq. ft. Residential $500.00 and up*
5,000 sq. ft. and up Residential $500.00 and up*

**For residential additions or remodels, it may be required to model the entire building including the addition to comply the project. Please take this into account when indexing the price. The Title 24 report may require HERS existing conditions field inspections that are not a part of the above fee. Our HERS existing condition field inspection fee is $350 for projects located in Los Angeles county.

Title 24 — Non-Residential Projects

Service: Description: Cost:
Mechanical Loads Up to 3 Zones $350.00 and up*
Envelope & Mechanical Compliance Forms Up to 3 Zones $500.00 and up*
Additional Envelope & Mechanical Zones Additional Zones CALL
Lighting Only Under 2,000 sq. ft. $200.00 and up*
Lighting Only 2,000 – 10,000 sq. ft. $350.00 and up*

Cost Effective

AES is a full service company that meets all residential and commercial Title 24 energy analysis needs. We have the experience, state certification and state of the art compliance tools needed to find the most cost effective methods tailored to meet your specific needs and design preferences. Using the latest technology, AES provides cost cutting, time saving digital solutions via the internet. Our Staff is trained to solve your Title 24 needs quickly and efficiently.

While we are not cheap you may save your client thousands of dollars per our detailed Title 24 options that we provide versus trying to save a few hundred dollars on a cheap fixed fee Title 24 from another. The Los Angeles Building Department is finally cracking down on the wild west LA rogue contractors who have chosen not to follow the energy code. We end up being the go-to consultant to dig many projects out of a hole. Our 30 years experience in the energy code and our in-field construction experience become very helpful in these situations and in general effectively saving your client lots of money, speeding up plan check submittals and implementing solutions when Title 24 features are not installed on the job site.

Duct Tests & HERS Rating

Please call for fees for the following HERS field inspections:

  • quality insulation installation
  • existing HERS field conditions site visit
  • duct leakage testing
  • blower door testing
  • refrigerant charge testing
  • air flow testing and fan watt draw
  • solar PV
  • IAQ indoor air ventilation

At the moment we are not doing any commercial duct leakage testing.


  • Certification for “passing” houses is provided immediately upon verification of test results.
  • All HERS inspections by Alternative Energy Systems are COD.
  • Alternative Energy Systems makes every reasonable effort to work with the HVAC contractor to obtain passing results. However, re-testing, waiting time and time spent assisting the contractor to identify leak locations are subject to additional charges payable at the rate of $125.00 per hour.

All Other Scenarios Please Contact Us

*All prices are approximate and subject to change without notice. For projects larger than described above or if you want a specific quote on a project, please call. Some fees may be double, triple or more than above prices due to complexity and size.