2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards

California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards are updated on an approximate three-year cycle. The 2013 Standards improve upon the 2008 Standards for new construction of, and additions and alterations to, residential and nonresidential buildings. The 2013 Standards went into effect July 1, 2014.

Energy Standards Documents

Building Standards & Appendices

Compliance Manuals & Forms


Compliance Software & Alternative Calculation Methods

Approved Compliance Modeling Software

Residential Manuals

Nonresidential Manuals

Certifications & Approvals

Supporting Content

Compliance Forms

Reference Documents


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