From PG&E: 7 Questions to Ask Your Building Owner When Considering a Green Lease

As shared by PG&E in its post, 7 Questions to Ask Your Building Owner When Considering a Green Lease:

Rent, length of lease agreement, upfront investment, build-out allowances and property Continue reading

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Energy Code Ace Update: Request a Class!

Request a Free Class on the 2016 Standards Today. Did you know you can request an Energy Code Ace Title 24 Part 6 Essentials training be brought to a location of your choice? You can – and it’s free of charge. To schedule one, simply submit a Continue reading

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Job Announcement: Cleantech San Diego Project Manager

Cleantech San Diego is hiring for a Project Manager! A brief description is below; click here for more and to apply.

Cleantech San Diego is a nonprofit member organization that positions the greater San Continue reading

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Study Shows Opportunities in Electric Water Heaters

A new study, “The Hidden Battery: Opportunities in Electric Water Heating” shows opportunities for energy storage and savings in residential electric water heating. As Continue reading

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EPA’s MESA Air Study Confirms that Air Pollution Contributes to the #1 Cause of Death in the U.S.

For more than two decades, scientific evidence has shown fine particle pollution (PM2.5) in the outside air is a cause of cardiovascular illness and death, and has justified improving the PM2.5 annual National Ambient Air Quality Standard to protect public health.  Yet, the Continue reading

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Motivating EE: Taking a Human Approach to Energy Efficiency

GreenBiz shares coverage on how we can make our communication on the value of energy efficiency more effective in their post, 5 Truths About Our Relationship to Energy:

“Energy efficiency programs continue to set increasingly ambitious savings targets. But Continue reading

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New York State Relaunches Multifamily Program, with Benchmarking and Assistance for Existing Buildings and Incentives for Passive House and ZNE in New Construction

Looking outside California: a new multi-family energy program was announced this week from New York State. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Continue reading

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Job Announcement: Energy Analyst, San Diego State University

SDSU is hiring for an Energy Analyst! A short description is below. Click here for more and to apply.


Under general direction of the Assistant Director for Campus Sustainability, the Energy Continue reading

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If Energy Efficiency Adds Value to a Building, How Do We Keep it Affordable?

Local governments across California are struggling with housing questions as the price of housing in desirable, connected areas keeps increasing. As we see increasing evidence that Continue reading

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From Navigant: The Growing Role of Energy Storage in Microgrids

As renewables spread in microgrids, the role of energy storage is deepening as a peak shaving provider (and enhancer of demand response), and a smoother of power supply Continue reading

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DOE Announces Partnership to Expand Visibility of Energy-Efficient Buildings in U.S. Real Estate Marketplace

Newly released from the U.S. Department of Energy in a May 26th press release here: As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the America’s buildings, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Initiative today announced a partnership Continue reading

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More than $457 Million Available from Federal Agencies for Support on Energy and Climate

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s newsletter released today shares a number of key funding resources that can be used by local governments for energy Continue reading

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DOE Webinar: Laboratory-Industry Relationships for High-Impact R&D

The U.S. Department of Energy will also present a live webinar titled “CEMI’s Technologist in Residence Webinar” on Friday, May 27, from 9:00am to 10:0a, PDT Continue reading

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DOE Webinar: Financing Options for Tribal Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy will present a live webinar titled “Tribal Business Structures for Financing Projects” on Wednesday, May 25, from 10am to 11:30am PDT (or 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Continue reading

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CPUC Ruling Seeking Input on Statewide and Third Party Programs (R.13-11-005): Comments Due 6/10

See the below link for the Ruling of Assigned Commissioner Carla J. Peterman and Administrative Law Judge Julie A. Fitch Seeking Input on Approaches for Statewide and Continue reading

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