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Other Resources

This page provides links to model ordinances, cost-effectiveness studies and other resources for local governments working on developing a reach code.

Cost-Effectiveness Studies

Local governments can only require increased energy efficiency when it is cost effective. Most cost-effectiveness studies are prepared by the Statewide Utilities’ Codes & Standards Team and can be accessed on their local energy codes website.

Model Reach Codes

A team of organizations including BayREN have developed model reach codes for use by local governments:

Reach codes that have been adopted by other nearby jurisdictions can also serve as model ordinances (see below for links to adopted reach codes).

Adopted Reach Codes

California-Specific Reach Code Resources

National Reach Code Resources