The scheduled date for this meeting is Friday, Sept 22nd, at 10 am – 11:30 am. Webinar details are below. RSVP by Today, Tuesday, Sept 19th About the Program The Bay Area Solar PV Ordinance program is a joint project of the Bay Area Regional Collaborative (BARC), Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), and Bay Area Regional…
The BayREN Codes and Standards (C&S) team invites you to register for our upcoming regional forum in Orinda on September 26. This forum will focus on how local governments are setting and meeting ambitious targets aimed at improving energy efficiency in public buildings while encouraging the private sector to do the same. It will showcase…
On behalf of the IOU Statewide Codes and Standards Program, Misti Bruceri, Principal of Misti Bruceri & Associates, LLC, discussed technical assistance services and other resources that are available to local governments when developing local energy ordinances. Presentation LocalEnergyCodes.com
Join the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative for a webinar on local energy codes on Tuesday, August 29th from 1-2:30pm. Misti Bruceri, Consultant for the Statewide Codes and Standards Team, will be discussing technical assistance services and other resources that are available to local governments when developing local energy ordinances. (Register)
LocalEnergyCodes.com – Offering tools and resources to support local energy efficiency and renewable energy ordinances
The California Statewide Codes and Standards Program is pleased to announce the launch of its new Local Energy Codes Web site: www.LocalEnergyCodes.com. The site will serve as a repository for tools and resources to support local energy efficiency and renewable energy ordinances. Key resources available on the site include cost-effectiveness studies, ordinance summaries for internal…
Pierre Delforge, from the Natural Resources Defense Council, discusses the benefits that solar water heating can provide to California homes and offices. In the development of the 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards NRDC proposes a “menu of options…designed to give builders and new home buyers flexibility while guaranteeing energy, carbon, and bill savings.” NRDC proposes a…
The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) hosted their first quarter regional forum on March 30th. The theme of the forum focused on household electrification to achieve zero net energy in buildings. The forum began with a presentation on ZNE goals for the 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards from Chris Meyer of the California Energy Commission (CEC)….
The California Energy Commission has just released Acceptance Test Technician Certification Provider (ATTCP) and Home Energy Rating System (HERS) reference cards. These cards are designed to quickly identify when acceptance
The California Energy Commission (CEC)’s Efficiency Division’s Online Resource Center (ORC) is a central location for Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Energy Standards) educational resource materials. The ORC is now available at http://www.energy.ca.gov/title24/orc/. The ORC offers quick access to: 2013, 2016, and archived Energy Standards home pages
The Energy Efficiency Codes Coalition has mounted a national campaign to help support the latest update to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), and is looking for help from local governments that vote in their International Code Council (ICC) chapters!
The following description and links are an excerpt from the Zero Energy Project’s recent newsletter. For more on the Zero Energy Project, click here. “Average homeowners are the biggest beneficiaries of more energy efficient building codes, says Daniel Bressett of the Alliance to Save Energy. Homeowners consistently state their preference for energy efficiency features, a point…
Energy Code Ace Update: Free Training – Decoding 2016 Title 24, Part 6: Let’s Talk About What’s New – August 23
Gina Rodda of Gabel & Associates, LLC, along with her guest speaker Martyn Dodd of Energy Soft, want you to join the conversation regarding the new 2016 code requirements for Title 24, Part 6.
2013 Title 24, Part 6 Lighting Alterations Update: New energy code compliance option may reduce lighting controls requirements and project costs, effective immediately for all projects permitted before December 31, 2016
The California Energy Commission approved the use of an optional compliance pathway for use in non-residential lighting alterations that trigger Title 24, Part 6. This is in addition to the pre-existing two compliance pathways. This new option may
This free four-hour course is designed for those interested in learning about the 2016 California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen). Cities across California are required to enforce the 2016 California Green Building Code on January 1, 2017.
Proposed CPUC Decision Provides Guidance on Energy Efficiency Rolling Portfolio Business Plan Filings
ALJ Julie A. Fitch’s Proposed Decision regarding Providing Guidance for Initial Energy Efficiency Rolling Portfolio Business Plan Filings is now available. Click here to read the proposed decision in full. The decision outline is below.