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FINAL Release of AB 802 Regulations - March 1, 2018

Published on March 20, 2018 by Charles Orr to

The California Energy Commission has released their final version of the AB 802 Regulations There are no substantial changes to the DRAFT version.  To see an online pdf of the AB 802 Regulations in…

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…


San Francisco Benchmarking Ordinance Now Applies to Multi-family Buildings

The San Francisco ordinance has been updated to include multi-family building 50,000 or more square feet.  Benchmarking for residential buildings is due July 1 in 2019, and April 1 every year thereafter.

The Existing Commercial Building Ordinance has become the Existing Building Ordinance.  However, the ordinance does not require multi-family buildings to have an Energy Audit.

This brings the Ordinance in line with AB 802 for multi-family buildings. Benchmarks submitted to the City will meet both the City and the state requirements and there is no need to also file the report with the state.