Local Government Action on the EE Strategic Plan

Below are the California Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan’s 5 overarching goals for local governments. Scroll below to see examples of local government activities that support these goals, and additional resources and best practices.


Goal #1: Going Beyond Code. Local governments lead adoption and implementation of “reach” codes stronger than Title 24, on both mandatory basis and voluntary bases.


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Goal #2: Code Compliance & Enforcement. Strong support from local governments for energy code compliance enforcement.


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Goal #3: Leading by Example: Municipal Savings. Local governments lead by example with their own facilities and energy usage practices. 


Local government examples:

Municipal Benchmarking Policies and Projects:

Municipal Building/Facility EE Retrofits:

Municipal Building Retro-commissioning (RCx) Policies and Projects:

Revolving Fund Development to Support EE Projects:

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Goal #4: Supporting Community Savings. Local governments lead their communities with innovative programs for energy efficiency, sustainability and climate change.


Local government examples:

Residential EE Assistance Programs

EE in Public/Low-Income Housing

Commercial EE Assistance Programs

Green Business Programs

Community Resources Development

Community Competitions and Other Behavioral Programs and Projects

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Goal #5: Building Government Energy Expertise. Local government energy efficiency expertise becomes widespread and typical. 


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