Change in EBEWE Audit/Retro-Commissioning Schedule

Published on January 13, 2020 by Charles Orr to in Los Angeles EBEWE

Effective December 29, 2019 the Los Angeles Existing Building Energy and Water Efficiency ordinance (EBEWE) has been amended.  The First Compliance Due Date for Audits and Retro-Commissioning has been changed from 2020 to 2021. The schedule for Audits and Retro-Commissioning is based on the last digit of the Assessor Identification Number as follows: LastDigitAIN   First Compliance Deadline   Subsequent Deadline

Benchmarking of Commercial Buildings Implementation in California

Published on January 3, 2018 by Charles Orr to in Energy Benchmarking, California AB 802, Los Angeles EBEWE

In California, 2018 could be labeled as the “Year of the Benchmark”.  In 2018, California implemented the CA AB 802 statute, Los Angeles began its Existing Building Energy and Water Efficiency Ordinance (EBEWE) (December 1st, 2017 for properties over 100,000 square feet to be more exact), and Berkeley implemented its Building Energy Savings Ordinance (BESO) program.  And, the City of