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Efficiency First California is a non-profit trade organization helping quality contractors thrive during California’s clean energy transition.

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Heat Pump Water Heaters – We Need to Get this Right

Residential electrification efforts are in progress, and heat pump water heaters are a critical component. Heat pump water heaters are great, but there are some concerns.

Advocacy Update - July 2021

June Advocacy Update

California is leading the way to an all-electric future. The continual reduction in the cost of renewable electricity generation is making electricity the energy choice of the future.

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Membership helps fund clean energy contractor advocacy in California.

Clean Energy & Energy Effciency Training & Events

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California Contractor Advocacy

We work closely with you, our members, to identify issues and challenges important to the industry's success and to bring those concerns and recommendations to regulatory, government, and utility partners in California.

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Contractor Resources

We think one of the primary roles of a trade organization is to be a source of information. Our newsletters and blogs are intended to provide updates and insights into the energy efficiency industry in California.

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Contractor's Perspective Blog

Every month we post a new blog on various topics in the clean energy, energy efficiency, and home performance industry. Make sure to sign up for our newsletter to get an update every month!

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