Statewide LG EE Best Practices: Weekly Update

For those of you who know who Joseph Oldham is you likely are on his email distribution list and receive this update each week.  We are grateful that Joseph has agreed to allow our little blog to re-post his weekly update.  If you have an interest in the happenings of energy efficiency and local government throughout California this is the update for you! If you love the information here, but want more in depth features be sure to check out Joseph's quarterly newsletter, CURRENTS.

1. LED Market Outlook Is Bright
Good article about the future of LED lighting.  To read the full article, go here:

2. CPUC Issues Proposed Decision Modifying Energy Efficiency Financing Pilots
Administrative Law Judge Todd O. Edmister’s Proposed Decision Partially Modifying Decision 13-09-044 and Resolution E-4680 Implementing Energy Efficiency Financing Pilot Programs is now available  The full text of this decision is made through the link provided below on May 12, 2015.  

In the event of problems with the e-mail or the internet link, please contact Andrew J. Rico at, or telephone #(415) 703-2588.

3. DEER2016 Update and Uncertain Measures Update Workshop Notice

Commission staff and consultants will be hosting a DEER2016 Update Workshop on 5/21/2015 to discuss and respond to stakeholder questions on the DEER2016 Update draft results and Uncertain Measures Update draft results released via ruling.

Stakeholder comments can be filed formally with the proceeding through the service list at by 6/8/2015.

All the draft results and documentation can be found at under the DEER section and at

Workshop Info:Date and time:  May 21, 2015, 1:00 pm- 4:00 pmCPUC, Hearing Room D505 Van Ness Ave, San FranciscoCall in: 866-633-5590, Code: 3535621

Meeting Number: 744 839 870  Meeting Password: !Energy1
If you have any concerns or questions, please email Aaron Lu at Thank you for your participation.

4. Tool Calculates Building Energy Code Data to Comply with Clean Power Plan

New tool has just been released that could be of interest to those working on energy codes and how they contribute to improving air quality.  To read the full article, go here:

5. Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Program Certification of Emergency Regulation, 15-OIR-03, Order Adopting Amendment to the Compliance Schedule
The following Document submitted to Docket Number 15-OIR-03 has been published:Title: Order Adopting Amendment to the Compliance ScheduleDocument Description: For the Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Program6 page(s)

And that is all for this week!