about energy-efficient design is available at EDR.
- Design Guidelines
provide an wide-ranging survey of technical best practices for architectural, engineering, and other building design professionals.
- Design Briefs
shorter than EDR Design Guidelines, provide impartial technical advice on how to design energy efficient lighting, HVAC, refrigeration, motor, pumping, and other building systems.
- Case Studies
continue to raise the bar for energy efficient best practice in California.
- Technology Overviews
measures and technologies. Reading them will help you understand how they work, how they save energy and whether or not they may be appropriate to include in your building design or retrofit.
Aerogel insulation properties demo. NASA/JPL-Caltech
- Codes & Standards Related Publications
construction trade professionals and building owners comply with Part 6 of California's Title 24 energy codes and standards.
The effective date of the 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards has been revised, and the changes described will now go into effect on July 1, 2014.
- Other Publications
published at EDR are collected here. These items generally also appear on one or more of the other thematic pages of the website.