Resources

Washington, D.C.'s Benchmarking Law Case Study

Making energy performance data visible to building owners and property managers has led to an improvement in building energy efficiency.

  December 2015
 

Energy Benchmarking and Transparency Report

A review of national best practices, California policies and energy efficiency opportunities for the San Diego Unified Port District.

  November 2015
 

California Legislation Aims for Big Gains in Energy Efficiency Blog

New rules lead the country in statewide benchmarking & transparency.

  September 2015
 

Local Leaders Discuss Jobs, Clean Energy & Public Participation Blog

Policies & technologies critical to the economics of sustainable energy.

  August 2015
 

Unfrozen Assets: Alaska and Climate Change Blog

Eyewitness to the impacts of global warming.

  June 2015
 

Chula Vista's Sustainable Communities Program Case Study

The City of Chula Vista’s Sustainable Communities Program provides resources to stakeholders such as developers, contractors and permit applicants to improve compliance with energy efficiency and green building codes and to promote construction of sustainable buildings.

  June 2015
 

Lancaster's Zero Net Energy Goal Case Study

In 2011, the City of Lancaster set a goal to become the first net-zero energy city, defined as producing or procuring more electricity within city limits from renewable sources than is consumed.

  June 2015
 

Santa Barbara County's Zero Net Energy Facilities Resolution Case Study

The County of Santa Barbara’s Zero Net Energy Facilities Resolution sets an interim target for 50% of new county-owned facilities beginning design after 2020 to be ZNE and requires that all new facilities and major renovations beginning design after 2025 will be ZNE.

  June 2015
 

SB 765: Energy Efficiency Market Transformation Authority, Letter Two

A letter to Chairman Lara in support of Senate Bill 765 to create a Market Transformation Administrator.

  April 2015
 

Solar Structural Guidelines for Building Officials and Permitting Staff Webinar

This webinar will help building officials and other permitting staff break through some of the barriers of residential solar installations by creating expedited structural permitting procedures based on the California Solar Permitting Guidebook Structural Toolkit.

  April 2015
 

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