Resources

Accelerating Market Transformation with Energy Program Data Visualizations

This paper analyzes how the use of interactive web-based dashboards can inform program evaluation and market transformation efforts for sustainable energy technologies.

  August 2016
 

California Benchmarking Collaborative Comments on the Initial Proposal to Implement Building Energy Use

The Collaborative strongly supports AB 802 and the Energy Commission’s development of implementing rules for a statewide, time‐certain benchmarking and transparency program. These comments build on the recommendations provided in public comments filed by the Collaborative on December 22, 2015 and April 14, 2016. In these comments, we: 1. Strongly support the draft regulations released on July 18, 2016; 2. Offer recommendations to streamline customer permissions and building owner data requests; 3. Comment on inclusion of condominium buildings and proposed disclosure metrics; and 4. Provide specific recommendations for education, outreach, and training starting in 2016.

  August 2016
 

MOR-EV Program Statistics

MOR-EV Program Statistics offers interactive access to data provided by the Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV) program, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources.

  August 2016
 

California Electric Vehicle Consumer Survey Dashboard

Explore the first three years of data, including consumer demographics and housing characteristics, purchase/lease motivations, decision-making processes, dealer experience, and awareness of special PEV electricity rates. Sort data by vehicle type, make, location, and other criteria.

  August 2016
 

Clean Vehicle Rebate Project Rebate Map

View regional data on fuel cell and plug-in electric vehicle adoption in California.

  August 2016
 

Focus Group Findings: Exploring Home Improvement Projects and Energy Efficiency among Latinos and Non‐ Latinos in Fresno and San Diego

Report explores the sociocultural factors influencing the adoption of home energy efficiency retrofits in California.

  August 2016
 

EV Consumer Characteristics, Awareness, Information Channels & Motivations

Presentation covering information on electric vehicle consumers including who is adopting EVs, how current consumers are becoming aware and what messages are resonating with consumers.

  July 2016
 

Contractor Interview Findings: Perceptions of Latino Households' Views on Home Energy Upgrades

Report on the findings of contractor interviews meant to understand how they think Latino households view energy and energy efficiency in planning, executing, and financing home improvements.

  June 2016
 

San Diego Regional Quality of Life Dashboards

Every year, Equinox Project releases a San Diego specific dashboard featuring key indicators intended to be an easily digestible snapshot of the region's Quality of Life. Find all the Quality of Life Dashboards, from 2010 to the present, here.

  May 2016
 

California Benchmarking Collaborative Comments on the Initial Staff Proposal to Implement Building Energy Use Data Access and Public Disclosure Provisions of AB 802

The Collaborative strongly supports AB 802 and the Energy Commission’s development of implementing rules for a statewide, time‐certain benchmarking and transparency program. These comments build on the recommendations provided in public comments filed by the Collaborative on December 22, 2015. In these comments, we: 1. Recommend the implementing regulations reflect the intent of AB 802 to provide broader access to energy usage information to support energy efficiency market transformation; 2. Strongly recommend the Energy Commission include buildings with 1‐2 meters in the statewide benchmarking and transparency program; 3. Urge the Commission to not limit the number of accounts by fuel type; 4. Propose definitions for and inclusion of mixed‐use buildings; 5. Recommend adoption of meter mapping best practices; and 6. Support the creation of stakeholder outreach and training resources, including a Benchmarking Help Center

  April 2016
 

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