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SB 5X Outdoor Lighting Standards

Energy Commission Docket Number: (02-OLS-1)

This phase of standards development involving public comment on draft standards documents is completed, and the rulemaking proceeding has begun. The rulemaking proceeding can be accessed on the 2005 Building Energy Efficiency Standards Rulemaking page. The final staff report being used in the rulemaking proceeding is below.

Page Updated: July 29, 2003

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Final Staff Report
California Outdoor Lighting Standards - Staff Report, online July 29, 2003. (Acrobat PDF file, 28 pages, 64 kilobytes).

General Background & Commission Information
Outdoor Lighting Baseline Assessment - Online May 6, 2003. (Adobe Acrobat PDF file, 87 pages, 1.26 MB)

California Outdoor Lighting Standards Synopsis - Online February 2, 2002. (Adobe Acrobat PDF file, 16 pages, 92 kilobytes)

Full Text of Senate Bill 5X (Acrobat PDF file, 16 pages, 54 kilobytes)

Workshops & Meetings

February 4, 2003, Workshop -   Third draft revisions to the Standards and on draft revisions to the Residential and Nonresidential Alternative Calculation Method (ACM) Approval Manuals.
November 18, 2002, Workshop -   Draft revisions to the Lighting Standards portion of the 2005 Building Energy Efficiency Standards for residential and nonresidential buildings.

June 18, 2002, Workshop

March 27, 2002, Workshop

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