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.

2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards

The 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards will be effective January 2023. Find compliance manuals, forms, software, and supporting content.

2025 Building Energy Efficiency Standards

Pre-rulemaking activities for the 2025 Building Energy Efficiency Standards are underway. Learn about workshops and how to submit comments.

Upcoming Events

May 24, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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The Revised Draft Guiding Principles for the California Electric homes Program (CalEHP) is now available for review.

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 in the Energy Almanac about how far we’ve come-and need to go-on the road toward a more resilient, affordable, equitable, and environmentally sustainable energy system.”