New California Energy Commission Online Resource Center


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

The ORC offers quick access to:

  • 2013, 2016, and archived Energy Standards home pages
  • A list of Energy Standards resource materials
  • Acceptance Test Technician Certification Provider (ATTCP) and Home Energy Rating System (HERS) resources
  • Approved compliance software resources
  • Blueprint newsletters
  • California climate zone information
  • Energy Code Ace and other external education providers
  • Training and event schedules

The ORC also contains Energy Standards:

  • Checklists
  • Fact Sheets
  • Guides
  • Presentations
  • Trigger Sheets

For assistance with understanding or locating information in the Energy Standards, contact the Energy Standards Hotline at: (800) 772-3300 (toll-free in California); (916) 654-5106 (outside California); or via email at


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