From New Buildings Institute: California hits 100 ZNE verified and emerging buildings milestone

The California Public Utilities Commission, California Energy Commission, and the New Buildings Institute (NBI) announced earlier this month California continues the march toward its zero net energy (ZNE) goals, with 108 new and renovated commercial (more…)

CPUC White Paper on Energy Efficiency Baselines for EE Programming, AB 802 Implementation: Comments Due May 10th

CORRECTED PAPER AND UPDATED COMMENTS DEADLINES RELEASED BY THE CPUC 4/28: Please see here. Yesterday afternoon, the CPUC’s Energy Division released its staff proposal on Energy Efficiency Baselines, following the commitments made in October’s rolling portfolio CPUC (more…)

Get Direct Information on Utility/PA 5-Year Program Planning from the EE Coordinating Committee

Along with launching a new website, the Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee (EE CC, authorized by CPUC Decision 15-10-028) has made it easier to stay informed on Committee and Subcommittee activities and plans: a Constant Contact list. Click here to sign up and stay informed on these very fast-paced and unique opportunities for stakeholder feedback. As…

3/16 Public Sector Sub-Committee Meeting Recap, Highlights, Resources

Yesterday’s meeting of the Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee’s Public Sector Sub-Committee reviewed the analysis of the Program Administrators that will feed the five-year business plans of energy efficiency program offerings and strategies due from Administrators to the CPUC September 1st. Presentations of public sector needs and potential, challenges and opportunities were made by SDG&E, SCE,…

Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee Website Now Live!

The EE Coordinating Committee‘s website is now live: visit for the latest information on how to analysis and progress to date on Program Administrators’ developments of multi-year business plans for energy efficiency programming and funds – and how you can get involved. For information on the public sector sub-committee’s upcoming meeting on March 16th, click here.

Public Sector Sub-Committee 3/16 Meeting Basics: What It Is, Why It’s Happening and Why It’s a Significant Opportunity for Local Government Feedback on Utility/PA Offerings

The 5-second answer to the above: The March 16th meeting is a unique opportunity to hear and give feedback on the public sector market/needs analysis conducted by energy efficiency Program Administrators, which will be used to develop their business plans for their energy efficiency programming for the next five years. The meeting is a new opportunity…

EE Coordinating Committee 2/22 (today) and 2/23: How to Participate

The Coordinating Committee, authorized by CPUC Decision 15-10-028, will be hosting the second Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee meeting and first commercial and residential subcommittee meetings on February 22nd and 23rd in San Diego and by webinar. The meeting will focus on stakeholder input into the CPUC jurisdiction Program Administrators’ commercial and residential market assessments and…

Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee Meetings for Commercial and Residential Sectors, 2/22-2/23

The Energy Efficiency “Coordinating Committee” (authorized by CPUC Decision 15-10-028) will be hosting the second EE Coordinating Committee meeting and first commercial and residential subcommittee meetings on February 22 and 23rd in San Diego at SDG&E’s Energy Innovation Center (4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA), and by webinar. Subcommittee membership is open and local government…

2015 SEEC Forum Plenary Presentation

Below is a recording of the 6th Annual SEEC Forum’s final plenary session. Hear from California Building Industry Association (CBIA)’s Bob Raymer how Title 24’s new code requirements (coming 2017) like high performing attics (more…)