City Energy Efficiency Resources

“The City Energy Project makes available the following resources to any city wishing to improve the performance of its built environment. While the following documents each focus on a particular type of policy or program—and certainly don’t cover all policies and programs—we remind you that successful approaches involve suites of customized policies and programs that…

The SEEC Learning Portal for GHG Inventories

The SEEC Learning Portal is Live! We are happy to announce the launch of the SEEC Learning Portal, a web-based platform to help facilitate your community’s greenhouse gas inventory, climate action planning, and energy efficiency work (register here). The Learning Portal offers a new way to access SEEC training resources in an organized, facilitated structure,…

AHSC Technical Assistance is Available

Yesterday, the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) announced the availability of State-funded Technical Assistance (TA) for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program. Are you interested in receiving TA from either SGC or SCAG? Please fill out SGC’s survey by Monday, August 28th. The goal of AHSC TA Program is to ensure disadvantaged and low-income communities have access to…

PG&E Training on Title 24 Part 6 – August 17th in Jackson, CA

If there are not enough registrants the training will be canceled so please take advantage of this valuable opportunity for local governments building inspectors and plan examiners. o   Location: Jackson, CA  o   Title: Title 24 Part 6 Essentials – Residential Standards for Plans Examiners and Building Inspectors o   Target Audience: local government building inspectors and plans…

PG&E Tool Lending Library

PG&E provides a library of tools that can be borrowed without purchase. The library includes data loggers, infrared cameras, and much more testing equipment for building energy efficiency. Click here to find the tool lending library Click here to read the policy for tool lending

Public Agency Energy Strategies Workshop

The Energy Network (SoCal REN) is hosting another public agency workshop next week. Public Agency Energy Strategies Workshop Topics to be Covered: Energy efficiency project implementation Energy project procurement models and best practices Orange County’s microgrid project Energy strategy development The Energy Network program Cost: Free! Location:  Orange County Public Works 300 North Flower Street,…

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…

Grant: Advancing the Resilience and Environmental Performance of California’s Electricity System

The purpose of this solicitation is to fund Applied Research and Development projects that reduce the environmental and public health impacts of electricity generation and make the electricity system less vulnerable to climate impacts. The deadline to submit applications is October 9th, 2017. Characterization and mitigation of climate change consequences for hydropower generation and electricity…

7/26-7/28 – Energy Auditing Techniques for Small & Medium Commercial Facilities (3 Day Class)

The intention of this three-day workshop is to develop the energy auditing skills of individuals associated with small-and medium-sized (under 500 kW) commercial facilities. At their Stockton Training Center, from July 26-28, PG&E will provide an overview of building technologies with an emphasis on distinguishing older, inefficient equipment from newer efficient systems. In-class exercises and a…

Webinar: Communicating Climate Change as Public Health Issue

Join internationally-recognized specialist Susan Joy Hassol for a dynamic conversation on best practices for climate communications. Guided by her decades of experience as Director of Climate Communication, Susan will address the range of climate communication issues, the latest science, the most important issues in the current political environment, and the powerful connection between climate change and…
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