The Energy and Sustainability Division is part of the General Services Department of the County of Sonoma. This division is responsible for planning, evaluating and administering the County-wide Energy Management and Sustainability Program.
Learn about changes to the residential energy code, receive a review of the residential new construction energy code, and learn how to process residential alterations projects. Lunch will be provided for class participants. This training is presented by the County of Sonoma Energy and Sustainability Division in partnership with BayREN and RCPA.
Learn about changes to the 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Energy Code) low-rise residential envelope requirements. The envelope requirements cover windows, doors, roofing materials, air sealing, insulation, and quality insulation installation (QII). Lunch will be provided for class participants. This training is presented by the County of Sonoma Energy and Sustainability Division in partnership with BayREN and RCPA.
Learn about changes to the nonresidential energy code, tenant improvements and alterations compliance, and nonresidential lighting compliance issues. Lunch will be provided for class participants. This training is presented by the County of Sonoma Energy and Sustainability Division in partnership with BayREN and RCPA.
Explore how to make sustainable and low-carbon building choices in your rebuild or home improvements.
Provided by PG&E in collaboration with the County's General Services Energy and Sustainability Division, the MI-BEST is a series of five consecutive days of training designed to be taken in sequence. MI-BEST joins the art of construction to the science of energy and moisture management. It provides building professionals an opportunity to learn and practice techniques that might otherwise take many residential projects to experience and troubleshoot. Participants are encouraged to attend the entire series but individual sign-ups by day and topic are allowed. Visit www.pge.com/energyclasses for more information.
Join the Energy and Sustainability Division for a free workshop on Rebuilding for Efficiency. You'll learn about the options, benefits, rebates and incentives and considerations for your design team,
In line with their continual commitment to sustainability and regeneration, Sebastopol-based Guayakí Sustainable Rainforest Products will now be generating their own power.
Stepping Up is a national initiative sponsored by the National Association of Counties, the Council of State Governments Justice Center, and the American Psychiatric Association Foundation. Sonoma County joins at over 300 counties nationwide and 26 in California in this effort.
Energy and Sustainability Division
General Services Department
Make Energy and Water Improvements to your Home or Business
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Borrow over 100 energy-related tools from our Tool Lending Library
The Tool Lending Library is a unique program that loans building measurement and diagnostic equipment free of charge to qualified Sonoma County professionals working on short term energy efficiency and demand reduction projects.
Learn how to save energy and money, especially during this time of tightening budgets
Our division is offering a convenient and personalized approach for employees to learn about sustainability and become Green Champions!