Energy Code Ace provides resources to help facilitate effective implementation of California's appliance efficiency standards. Currently in this section of our site, you’ll find links to useful industry web sites and downloadable documents to help you "decode" Title 20.
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Useful Links, Phone Numbers, and Documents
In addition to the tools, training and resources available through Energy Code Ace, the following provide good sources of information and services related to California’s Title 20.
Energy Code Ace Title 20 Documents for Download
California Energy Commission (CEC) Information & Services
The CEC's telephone hotline designed to support use of the new appliance database, the Modernized Appliance Efficiency Database System (MAEDBS). Services are available 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM PST. Questions may also be emailed to Appliances@energy.ca.gov.
The CEC’s main web portal for Title 20, including information, documents and useful links
The CEC's newly launched appliance efficiency database. All appliances regulated under Title 20 must be certified to the CEC using MAEDBS to be legally offered for sale in California.
A set of frequently asked questions about the Modernized Appliance Efficiency Database System (MAEDBS) answered by the CEC
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Information & Services
The DOE's main web portal for U.S. federal appliance and equipment standards, including information, documents and useful links.
The DOE’s publicly-accessible database for compliance certification of appliances and equipment regulated under DOE energy conservation standards. Manufacturers and third-parties whose appliances/equipment are regulated under both Title 20 and federal standards must certify to both the CEC MAEDBS and the DOE CCMS.