Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Program (AB 1103)

Order Instituting Rulemaking

Docket # 09-AB1103-01 - Pre-Rulemaking Proceeding
12-AB1103-01 - Rulemaking Proceeding

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Assembly Bill 1103 (Saldana, 2007) allows the Energy Commission to implement the requirements of Assembly Bill 1103 in stages.

Assembly Bill 531 (Saldana, 2009) supersedes Assembly Bill 1103 and clarifies the Energy Commission's authority to set a schedule of compliance.

Regulations implementing Assembly Bills 1103 and 531 were adopted by the Commission in the business meeting on December 12, 2012. The schedule of compliance was set forth in Section 1682 of the regulations:

Initial compliance will be required on January 1, 2014.


Does my building need a Disclosure Report?

If you answer YES to ALL of the following questions, then you must generate a disclosure report.

  1. Is the entire nonresidential building being offered for sale or lease or subject to new financing (Section 1683)?

  2. Based on the current date, is the gross square footage of the nonresidential building greater than the following limits (Section 1682)?

    i. On or after July 1, 2013                50,000 square feet.
    ii. On or after January 1, 2014       10,000 square feet.
    iii. On or after July 1, 2014              Equal to or greater than 5,000 square feet.

    Note that nonresidential buildings less than 5,000 square feet are not required to comply with these regulations.

  3. Is the nonresidential building one of the following types (Section 1681[i])? The building occupancy permit lists the building occupancy type. These occupancy types are defined in the California Building Code, Title 24, Section 302 (2007).

    i. Assembly (A)
    ii. Business (B)
    iii. Education (E)
    iv. Institutional - Assisted Living (I-1, R-1)
    v. Institutional - Nonambulatory (I-2)
    vi. Mercantile (M)
    vii. Residential - Transient (R-1) (for example, a hotel)
    viii. Storage (S)
    ix. Utility - Parking Garage (U)

See Frequently Asked Questions - Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Program for more information.

For more information, please contact:

Daniel Johnson

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