The California Energy Commission’s Efficiency Division’s Online Resource Center (ORC) is a central location for Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Energy Standards) educational resource materials.

The ORC offers quick access to: 2013, 2016, and archived Energy Standards home pages

• A list of Energy Standards resource materials
• Acceptance Test Technician Certification Provider (ATTCP) and Home Energy Rating System (HERS) resources
• Approved compliance software resources
• Blueprint newsletters
• California climate zone information
• Energy Code Ace and other external education providers
• Training and event schedules

The ORC also contains Energy Standards:


• Checklists
• Fact Sheets
• Guides
• Presentations
• Trigger Sheets

The ORC is now available here.

For assistance with understanding or locating information in the Energy Standards, contact the Energy Standards Hotline at: (800) 772-3300 (toll-free in California); (916) 654-5106 (outside California); or via email at

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