Resources

Recommendations for Reducing or Banning Foam Food Service Containers

In this report, the Equinox Project examines the environmental and economic impacts of polystyrene (foam) food container reduction policies to help guide local municipalities in this effort. The report focuses on California and West Coast activities, but the information and examples can be applied in any area.

  March 2017
 

California Solar Permitting Guidebook 2017

Guide to help improving permit review and approval for small solar systems.

  February 2017
 

Capturing the Sun: A Roadmap for Navigating Data-Access Challenges and Auto-Populating Solar Home Sales Listings

Capturing the Sun: A Roadmap for Navigating Data-Access Challenges and Auto-Populating Solar Home Sales Listings was supported by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (Solar Energy Technologies Office) of the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative and numerous contributors. It promotes a vision of solar advocates and real estate advocates evolving together to make information about solar homes more accessible to home buyers and sellers.

  February 2017
 

Home Energy Improvement Potential Map

Helping contractors, energy raters, real estate agents and local governments identify markets where Californians are most likely to engage in energy improvements.

  December 2016
 

Driving High Performance: Role of Codes & Permitting in Zero Net Energy

Learn how local jurisdictions are getting ahead of upcoming ZNE mandates in California and find out how end users are using streamlined permitting and reach codes to drive high performance.

  November 2016
 

Tracking Building Consumption in Portfolio Manager

Watch a recent CSE presentation on tracking your building consumption with ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

  November 2016
 

Carlsbad Swim Center Solar Thermal Case Study

Waterworks Aquatics installed two solar thermal systems at their Carlsbad Swim Center on separate occasions to offset the cost of heating multiple indoor swimming pools.

  November 2016
 

Evaluating the Connecticut Dealer Incentive for Electric Vehicle Sales

A presentation analyzing the effectiveness of the dealer incentive program through the Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate (CHEAPR).

  October 2016
 

City of Chula Vista Case Study

Saving Energy and Money through City-owned Building Benchmarking and Retrofits.

  September 2016
 

CVRP Infographic: What Drives California’s Plug-in Electric Vehicle Owners?

The EV Consumer Survey reflects data from consumers who: purchased or leased their vehicles from September 2012 through May 2015, received a rebate and responded to the voluntary EV Consumer Survey. This infographic includes a summary of the consumers and their vehicles, primary motivations for PEV acquisition, workplace charging, and household demographics.

  September 2016
 

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San Diego, CA
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Oroville, CA
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