Energy Policy

(Title Image Source: CA ISO) Time could be running out for American businesses and homeowners to receive the full amount of the federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for installing solar (photovoltaic or PV) systems, and it couldn’t be worse timing for California. Beginning January 1, 2020, the...

Time-of-use (TOU) rates are available to all large California utility residential customers. Knowing how these rates work and how to maximize their Super Off-Peak usage rates is key to minimizing electricity bills. Here are some tips to navigate a TOU schedule. What is the difference in...

As trade tensions continue to escalate between the United States and China, the lighting industry can’t help but be impacted. Most of the big brand lighting manufacturers headquartered in the United States manufacture vast swaths of their lighting products offshore. So it’s no surprise the...

We’ve recently seen an uptick in city and county building inspectors asking for mechanical acceptance forms prior to granting an occupancy permit. This trend demonstrates that perhaps code enforcement is catching up to code. As of the 2013 California energy code, effective July 1, 2014, mechanical...

The world can finally see the real beauty and value of energy efficiency now that one of the world’s largest cities cast its spell and announced its Green New Deal. Energy efficiency has long been the Cinderella in Earth’s climate change story – overlooked because...

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