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


Energy Efficiency Finally Gets the Credit it Deserves

Home performance contractors have been selling deep energy retrofits for years. One of the critical selling tactics is concentrating on the Non-Energy Benefits (NEBs) of high-performance buildings.

Advocacy Update May 2021

May Advocacy Update

Energy efficiency is finally starting to get the recognition it deserves. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) supports NEBs and TSB.

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