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AvalonBay Communities Case Study

Raising the Bar: AvalonBay Communities in Pursuit of Excellence in Benchmarking

  August 2017
 

San Diego Regional Quality of Life Dashboard

The San Diego Regional Quality of Life Dashboard measures and benchmarks environmental and economic trends throughout the region tracking a central theme: Is our quality of life improving?

  May 2017
 

Center for Sustainable Energy's Response to the Draft Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-17 Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program Guidelines

CSE widely supports the SGC’s AHSC Program and is pleased with the direction of the 2016-17 Draft AHSC Program Guidelines.

  April 2017
 

CSE's Response to the Draft Scoping Guidelines for the Transformative Climate Communities Program

CSE supports the Strategic Growth Council’s (SGC) TCC Program and attests to the importance of energy planning and installing clean energy technologies in disadvantaged communities (DACs)

  March 2017
 

Online Experiment Findings: Message Effects on Energy Efficiency Choices among Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Homeowners in California

This report presents results of online experiments conducted in fall 2016 to understand how various messages affect the likelihood of Hispanic and non-Hispanic homeowners to take action on home energy efficiency upgrades.

  February 2017
 

Attitudes and Experiences with Home Improvement Projects among Hispanics and Non-Hispanics in Fresno and San Diego Counties

This report presents results of a survey conducted in summer 2016 to understand Hispanic and non-Hispanic homeowner perspectives about home improvement projects, energy efficiency, thermal comfort, hiring contractors, using financing and making major household decisions.

  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
 

Response Regarding the Strategic Growth Council’s (SGC) Lessons Learned Workshops

CSE supports the efforts underway by the SGC through the AHSC Program, and appreciates the public engagement undertaken through the AHSC workshops. In this response, CSE attests to the importance of installing clean energy technologies as a tactic to support carbon emissions reductions in the AHSC program, a method to pursue the SGC’s sustainability objectives, and as a tool to support the continued alignment of the AHSC program with California’s deep GHG emissions reduction goals.

  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
 

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