Building Standards Commission
This Commission reviews and publishes state building standards (including Title 24, which are available at libraries throughout the state).
The site explains where professionals can view or purchase California building codes. It also features a newsletter and information about ongoing building-industry issues in the state.
California Energy Commission (CEC), Energy Efficiency Division
The California Energy Commission regulates energy efficiency in commercial buildings. On this site you'll find information about Title 24, Part 6: California Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings. This code specifies minimum energy and equipment requirements for new buildings.
This site offers information on CEC programs and the full text of several reports, requests for proposals (RFPs), and other documents. It also features a list of unitary HVAC equipment (up to 65,000 Btuh) that exceed state standards by at least 15 percent.
Pacific Energy Center
This site is provided by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E). Largely focused on central and northern California, it offers a variety of resources such as educational programs, design and measurement tools, technical advice, and energy information. It also offers several software tools for analyzing chillers and chilled water systems.
Savings By Design
Savings By Design provides the resources you need to make the right choice at each step in the design of new commercial buildings. Take advantage of these opprtunities today so you project will be more efficient, comfortable and productive for years to come.
This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Diego Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison Company and the Southern California Gas Company.