Standards Documents and Forms

2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards

The 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards take effect January 1, 2020. Find compliance manuals, forms, software, and supporting content.

2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards

The 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards were effective January 1, 2017. Find compliance manuals, forms, software, and supporting content.

Past Building Energy Efficiency Standards

Historical archive of past standards (2013 and prior).

2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards

The pre-rulemaking for the 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards is underway. Learn about workshops and how to submit comments.

Successes in Energy Efficiency

The state’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards have saved Californians billions of dollars in reduced electricity bills. They conserve nonrenewable resources, such as natural gas, and ensure renewable resources are extended as far as possible so power plants do not need to be built. Learn more about California Energy Commission Accomplishments.

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