UPDATE: CSLB industry Bulletin No. 14-02, Compliance Dates Delayed For Some Energy-Related Regulations in CA Building Standards Codes (Feb. 10, 2014) — New Effective Date Jul. 1, 2014
UPDATE: California Energy Commission, Blueprint (Jan. 23, 2014) – The California Energy Commission has established an “early adopter” program for compliance with the new energy efficiency standards.
On December 11, the California Energy Commission revised the effective date for the 2013 California Building Energy Efficiency Standards for residential and non-residential buildings from January 1, 2014 to July 1, 2013. The Standards are updated on an approximately three-year cycle. The Standards are located at Title 24, Part 1, Chapter 10 and Part 6 of the California Code of Regulations.
Additional Resource: California Energy Commission