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Here is a repository of resources related to Energy Efficiency policies, training and educational resources, industry associations and California community college programs.

Energy Efficiency Policy and Regulations

AB 32, California Global Warming Solutions Act

California Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan

Fact Sheet
2011 Update
Initial 2008 Plan
Progress Report 2011

AB 758: Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Program for Existing Buildings

Comprehensive Scoping Plan
2015 Draft Update to Scoping Plan
California Renewables Portfolio Standard
California Cap and Trade Program
Title 24 California Building Energy Efficiency Program
Proposition 39, California Clean Energy Jobs Creation Program

California Energy Efficiency Workforce Education and Training – Policy Implementation

California Public Utilities Commission

Southern California Edison

Energy Education Centers

Southern California Gas Company

Energy Resource Center

San Diego Gas & Electric

Energy Innovation Center

Don Vial Center on Employment in the Green Economy

Workforce Issues and Energy Efficiency Programs
California Workforce Education and Training Needs Assessment

Community College Sector Team Programs

Sector Portfolio - May 2015 Update
High Performance Building Operations Professionals
Control Systems Technology
HVACR Community College Collaborative
Non-Residential HVAC Title 25 Contractor Certification

Industry Associations

Advanced Energy Economy - NEW2017 CA Advanced Energy Jobs Report
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE.org)
Association of Energy Engineers
Building Operator Certification and BOC California Training Locations
California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program
Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewables
Executive Institute for Energy Efficiency
Energy Upgrade California - Energy Basics
National Electrical Contractors Association
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning National Association
Solar Electric Power Association
Solar Energy Industry Association  
United Association
US Green Building Council
Western Electrical Contractors Association
Western HVAC Performance Alliance

US Department of Energy

Better Buildings Alliance
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Education Resources

Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy
Skills to Build America’s Future
Complete College America
Center for Energy Workforce Development
Center for Evidence-based Education
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HVAC Course Inventory & College Contact Info
A Review of HVACR Certificate Programs in Southern California (Applied Learning Science)
Fill the HVAC Workforce Supply Gap 
Report: Energy Literacy, from the Department of Energy
Report: HVAC Barriers and Opportunities, from UC Davis and RPG

Digital Badges

MacArthur Foundation
Mozilla Foundation
Campus as a Living Lab

Labor Market Intelligence

WHPA Report: Recruiting HVAC Technicians for the Next Decade
Burning Glass: The Demand for HVACR Workers

Other California Community College Websites

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy
Advanced Manufacturing
Information and Communications Technology
Agriculture, Water, and Environmental Technologies