Program Information

Bright Schools Program

A wide range of technical assistance for California K-12 public school districts.

Building Energy Benchmarking Program

Reporting building characteristics and energy use data, known as benchmarking, is required for certain types of commercial and multifamily buildings.

Building Energy Efficiency Standards - Title 24

Transforming California's buildings through standards for newly constructed buildings and alterations and additions to existing buildings.

California Clean Energy Jobs Act K-12 Program - Prop 39

Providing more than a billion dollars to California's K-12 schools for efficiency and renewable energy projects.

Energy Conservation Assistance Act

Two types of efficiency low-interest loans to cities; counties; special districts; and public schools, colleges, hospitals, and care institutions.

Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings

Achieving greater efficiency in existing buildings will require an array of creative, systemic solutions. The strategic plan will guide these efforts.

Energy Innovation Ecosystem

The Energy Innovation Ecosystem provides networking, funding, and other support to help advance clean energy in innovation.

Energy Partnership Program

Technical assistance for cities; counties; special districts; and public colleges, universities hospitals, and care facilities.

Enforcement Case Settlements

The Office of Compliance Assistance and Enforcement enforces energy and water efficiency standards for appliances and new building construction.

Food Production Investment Program

The Food Production Investment Program supports research to help food producers save energy, save money, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Home Energy Rating System Program - HERS

The program addresses construction defects and poor equipment installation, including HVAC systems and insulation, by evaluating homes.

Integrated Energy Policy Report - IEPR

The IEPR provides a cohesive approach to identifying and solving the state’s pressing energy needs and issues.

Natural Gas Program

Funds projects to increase the efficiency of and reduces air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from natural gas transportation fuels and engines.

New Solar Homes Partnership Program - NSHP

The Energy Commission’s New Solar Homes Partnership program supports the installation of solar energy systems on rooftops throughout California.

Related Information

Appliance Efficiency Regulations - Title 20

Setting minimum efficiency levels for energy and water use in products produces significant savings without affecting the usefulness of the products.

Energy Efficiency Financing Opportunities

Energy efficiency funding for cities; counties; special districts; and public schools, colleges, universities, hospitals, and care facilities.

Energy Efficiency Program Contact Information

Contact information for hotlines and call centers supporting the California Energy Commission’s energy efficiency programs.

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Related Events

October 14, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room
The Energy Commission will hold its regularly scheduled business meeting. The agenda is usually available about 10 business days before the date of the meeting. Please go to the Business Meetings Page.  
October 17, 2019 | 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room
California Energy Commission (CEC) staff will conduct a workshop to present and discuss the update to the code compliance metrics for the 2022 California Energy Code update.
November 13, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room
The Energy Commission will hold its regularly scheduled business meeting. The agenda is usually available about 10 business days before the date of the meeting. Please go to the Business Meetings Page.  
December 11, 2019 | 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Art Rosenfeld Hearing Room
The Energy Commission will hold its regularly scheduled business meeting. The agenda is usually available about 10 business days before the date of the meeting. Please go to the Business Meetings Page.