Statewide LG EE Best Practices: Weekly Update

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October 28, 2019

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Electric revolution: As EV demand increases, can utilities and cities keep up?
Utility Dive - Utilities are increasingly stepping in to help cities prepare for transportation electrification and move projects forward.

The climate crisis in 2050: what happens if cities act but nations don't?
The Guardian - It is cities, not national governments, that are most aggressively fighting the climate crisis – and in 30 years they could look radically different

Making your multifamily property energy efficient
Commerical Property Executive - With wellness and sustainability ranking high on the list of resident preferences, and more states committing to energy-efficiency policies, the multifamily sector faces both challenges and opportunity for change.

LA Launches 'Cool Pavement' Pilot Program To Beat The Heat

Patch - Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a pilot program that will combine "cool pavement" with trees and shade canopies in an effort to decrease temperatures along city streets and walkways.



Survey Request: Local Public Agency Climate Capacity Survey
LGC - Local governments are invited to participate in a study of local agencies’ climate action capacity. This study will assist the Local Government Commission (LGC) to better understand how climate programs and projects might be helping to build public agency capacities in various ways and what kind of capacity building goals public agencies might have for their work moving forward.


Top Resources

  1. Efficiency and Beyond: Guidance for Energy Efficiency Program Administrators to Aid Building Owners (IMT)

  2. EZ Retrofit Save Energy, Water and Money at Your Multifamily Family Property (SAHF)

  3. California Building Energy Benchmarking Public Disclosure Dashboard (CEC)

  4. The Age of the Smart Home Guide (AM Conservation Group)

  5. Public Health Benefits per kWh of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in the United States: A Technical Report (US EPA)

  6. Statewide Energy Efficiency Forum Presentations (SEEC)

  7. Energy Efficiency Funding Opportunities (SEEC)


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