AB1103 Non Residential Building Energy Disclosure Law Commercial Investment Meeting of the Bakersfield Association of Realtors . April 19 th , 2013. Bob Riding Community Energy Manager Sustainable Communities. CA Utilities Service Territories.
April 19th, 2013
Community Energy Manager
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the US. Based in San Francisco, PG&E provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 15 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area in northern and central California.
Most California utilities’ revenues are de-coupled from their rates”
They don’t make more money by selling more power
They make money “selling” energy efficiency.
Of U.S. homes.
37% of U.S. households
Own a personal computer
Apple unveils the Macintosh
4% of U.S. Households
Owned Microwave Oven
“California Loading Order”
Utilities must provide consumption data on request from customers
Non-residential building owners are required to disclose building energy use via ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
Makes historical energy usage, and the Energy Star score available before sale, lease, or lending transactions are completed.
Allows prospective owners, tenants, and lenders to consider energy usage and efficiency as part of the decision making process
Track and assess a building’s energy consumption
1a. Building Owner opens Energy Star Portfolio Manager Account
1b. Building Owner requests Tenant permission
1c. Tenant signs Data Authorization Release
2. Building Owner requests Automated Benchmarking Service
4. Building Owner completes benchmarking
3. PG&E uploads data
*This will be changing as of July, 2013
Live Trainings STAR Portfolio : PG&E offers monthly DIY benchmarking workshops and instructional webinars, as well as ‘Build Your Benchmarking Business” training to develop the workforce to support the benchmarking market
On-Demand Trainings:PG&E offers a benchmarking webinar and a How To Guide, and ENERGY STAR offers several training resources as wellPG&E workshops and trainings
This will be revamped in July, 2013 STAR Portfolio
PG&E’s STAR Portfolio Automated Benchmarking Service (ABS)
This will not longer be called ABS starting in July 2013; it will be called ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager web services
Benchmark to Save STAR Portfolio
A new form will be used starting STAR Portfolio in June/July 2013, and it will be an online process
Contact your local PG&E Account Manager
PG&E’s Business Customer Service Center at1 800 468-4743
AB 1103 Commercial Building Energy Use Disclosure http://www.energy.ca.gov/ab1103/
Free Home Energy Tune-Up for Kern, Tulare, Kings, STAR Portfolio Fresno and Madera County PG&E customers
Call toll-free (855) 621-3733
or sign up online at www.hometuneupnow.com