CABEC Supporters: Group Members & Sponsors

CABEC welcomes the support of all companies and related organizations in the energy efficiency industry, and maintains two kinds of organizational Supporter relationships:

CABEC Group Membership is intended for organizations which employ multiple energy consultants, whether they are CEAs or supporting professionals in the energy consulting space. It is composed of blocks of individual CABEC Professional Memberships, plus a non-Member administrative website account.

CABEC Sponsorship is intended for companies and organizations who wish to reach CABEC’s energy consultant Members where they are: on CABEC’s website, at CABEC’s Conference and other live events, in energy code training webinars, and occasionally in their email inboxes.

Both Supporter types include special features which help industry organizations to get the word out about their services and products to a broad scope of potential clientele, and help keep visitors to the web site informed of the latest energy saving products and services available. Supporters have been instrumental in giving CABEC Members informative information and training in the use of their products/services. CABEC has a trade show at every Conference, giving the opportunity for supporting organizations to display their product and literature and have one-on-one contact with Conference attendees.

(Click the organization’s logo or name to view Supporter’s web site)

Supporting Organization Name Brief Description

TRC Solutions (TRC). Energy efficiency is our nation’s most cost effective energy resource. TRC Energy Services collaborate with clients to develop customized energy projects that promote program success, energy efficiency, and green buildings across multiple sectors. TRC’s work includes energy efficiency program design and implementation, program evaluation, codes and standards enhancements, research and emerging solutions, zero net energy initiatives, whole building energy savings, specialized industrial customer programs and demand-side management services.

California Living & Energy Founded in 1988 by company president Bill Lilly, California Living & Energy has since provided energy consulting services to the new-home, existing-home, multi-family and commercial-building markets. Holding a California State General Contractor’s License, as well as licenses for mechanical and insulation contracting, California Living & Energy is a certified Home Energy Rating Systems provider by Calcerts, Inc. and California Home Energy Efficiency Rating Services. California Living & Energy has provided engineering services throughout California.
DuctTesters DuctTesters was established because a tremendous disconnect had been recognized between the developer/builders and their trade contractors, as related to Title 24 Part 6 compliance. We have been working to close that gap by training and educating within each of the industries so that everyone can work together on accomplishing the common goal of building a superior product. We take pride in helping each of the trades involved to understand what their contribution is and how it fits into the larger picture, now and for the future.Since our establishment, we have grown from a training entity to a full blown energy consultant.
Energy Inspectors Energy Inspectors believes that a building is more than four walls; it is what it contains. We believe our clients are more than clients; they are partners. And we believe that our employees are family. Together we will create buildings that enhance the surrounding community, the environment, and the people who inhabit them. Sustainable design and construction are an integral part of our business and we strive to convey the benefits and profitability of sustainable design to our partners. The need for energy efficiency is growing and our consulting services will nurture the seed of your design and ensure it blossoms into the building you envisioned.
Gabel Energy Gabel Energy is a leading building energy consulting firm specializing in building energy analysis and California Title 24 Part 6 energy code compliance. The company’s professional staff is unique in its depth of knowledge and experience. Since its inception in 1981, Gabel Energy has provided energy consulting assistance on thousands of building projects including low-rise residential buildings, high-rise apartments, office buildings, retail buildings, restaurants, schools and college buildings, recreational facilities, industrial facilities, warehouses and other special occupancy buildings.
Gilleran Energy Management Gilleran Energy Management is an accomplished, results-oriented energy management company with over twenty years of broad-based experience in energy engineering and management. Our staff has exceptional analytic, planning and organizational abilities coupled with excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. We have a sound reputation for commitment to the highest standards in both technical specialties and professional relations.
Rick’s Energy Solutions Rick’s Energy Solutions are Energy Conservation and Green Building Consultants who assist home owners, contractors and designers in the preparation and submission of California Title 24 energy conservation and Green Building compliance documents. We are certified Energy Star HERS Raters and are available for both residential and commercial energy audits in the San Francisco Bay Area including Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Marin and Napa Counties.

Soldata Energy Consulting Soldata Energy Consulting has been an integral part of the building energy efficiency industry since 1980. We provide a range of energy analysis, along with green building consultation and inspection services, for both residential and non-residential projects. When you come to Soldata our experienced and knowledgeable consultants will provide you with energy conservation and green building options which best suit your needs. Our value added approach can save you money both in the planning process and throughout the life of your project.

Southern California Edison Electricity powers our homes, our businesses, and our communities. We’ve delivered it to Southern and Central California for more than 125 years. As one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, we’re committed to keeping electricity safe, reliable, affordable and clean today and for the future.


831 conserve is a service of Central Coast Energy Services, Inc., a not-for-profit organization (501 c3) that provides home weatherization services free of cost for low-income households in Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco and Marin Counties.

We have a team of certified building scientists, BPI Building Analysts, BPI Quality Control Inspector, HERS I and II Raters who share the same mission of “Equal Access to Home Health and Energy Efficiency for All” – our goal is to provide expertise that will minimize/eliminate the shortcomings of HERS verification and documentation processes across our service area. As California blazes the American trail to address our needs for greater energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction, our work at 831 Conserve contributes to our no cost services directed to our less fortunate neighbors in need.

Association for Energy Affordability The Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. is dedicated to achieving energy efficiency in new and existing buildings in order to foster and maintain affordable and healthy housing and communities, especially those of low-income. AEA representatives engage in a broad range of educational, technical and construction management activities and services to promote this mission and develop the industry that advances and sustains it.
Bright Green Strategies Bright Green Strategies is a firm specializing in comprehensive residential energy, sustainable design and green building certification. Our goal is to bring the latest knowledge from the field to you, solving green building problems before they occur. Green Building is a constantly evolving process. At Bright Green Strategies, we’re continually educated ourselves about all aspects of green building and the certification process in order to assist our clients in navigating this complex industry. We’re thoroughly versed in the challenges faced by the building community and are committed to providing consistent advice and continuity from design, through construction, to completion.
Brummitt Energy Associates Brummitt Energy provides Energy Performance Planning for new and existing buildings.  Our team’s mission is to dramatically improve the performance of buildings and, thereby, help to restore the sustainable prosperity of our planet one community at a time. Brummitt’s service offerings are founded in a deep-rooted concern about the deeply destructive effects of human-caused climate change.  The company’s mission, to help our clients enjoy the benefits of high performance buildings, directly evolved from Beth Brummitt’s personal mission statement to enjoy and promote sustainable living for herself and others.
Building Science Studio Building Science Studio is dedicated to accelerating our transition to a more sustainable, beautiful and equitable environment. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is central to California’s long term energy plans. Consequently, Energy Code requirements, local government standards and best practices are all advancing at an accelerating rate. We believe this transformation is an opportunity. Through careful research and analysis, we strive to help the building community resolve and embrace some of these challenges by going beyond Code. Whether the goal is Net Zero, Carbon Neutrality or Living Building, grounded building science is at the core of bringing good design to life.
calcertslogo CalCERTS CalCERTS has been the leading Provider in the Home Energy Rating System (HERS) industry for more than 13 years. The CalCERTS Registry provides quick access to critical data, quick lookup summary sheets for Builders, Raters, Energy Analysts and on-the- spot verification using QR codes for Building Inspectors. Only CalCERTS has Certified HERS Raters in ALL categories including Title 24 Alterations, New Construction, Whole House, Solar, Nonresidential, Energy Star, CAHP, NSHP and Indoor airPlus. CalCERTS provides full field and registry support for all users. CalCERTS is the only CEC approved HERS Provider that is also accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to be a certifying body.
Cal Energy
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As California’s premier HERS Provider, Cal Energy operates the intuitive California Energy Registry website and provides low cost training to HERS Raters. For over 25 years, Cal Energy (previously CHEERS) has provided expertise in the building energy and efficiency sector. Energy Consultants can register projects in Cal energy and obtain CF-1Rs at no cost. Visit our website to learn how Cal energy can save you can your clients money!
E3 California, Inc E3 California, Inc. E3 California is a full-service energy consulting and sustainability planning firm specializing in multifamily and mixed-use developments for both affordable and market-rate sectors. We ensure a project’s sustainability and energy goals align with your budget and provide a plan for navigating the complexities inherent to building codes and programs.

With over 50 years combined experience as sustainability and energy efficiency consultants, our staff offers a unique blend of expertise and credentials. Our hands-on experience and knowledge of building codes and efficiency programs are the foundation for the specialized services we offer.

Engineering350 With over 50 years of combined experience in high performance and low energy building design and renovation, Engineering 350 provides the leadership, knowledge and experience to reduce carbon emissions in the built environment. No project is too small; all projects in the built environment need to be zero-carbon projects.

Every project counts.

Frontier Energy In 2016 and 2017, five companies came together to leverage strengths, relationships, and data to help reduce energy use, increase alternative transportation, and bring new ideas to life. Frontier Energy provides exceptional services, programs, and tools that encourage the intelligent use of energy to preserve resources for current and future generations. Our talented team has a passion for environmental stewardship. Combined with decades of knowledge and experience, we deliver exceptional services to delighted clients.
Guttman & Blaevoet Consulting Engineers The best way to predict the future… is to create it. G&B has always been known for quality of their design and passion towards achieving the extraordinary results. It is defined by an inspiration and desire to lead our industry towards a sustainable future through innovative and creative design solutions. Our goal has never wavered. Today, we have created a place, where we can unite our knowledge, manage projects towards successful end result, gain a better insight into what we do and how to do it; get a better sense of who we are, and feed on our eagerness to constantly improve.
Green Dinosaur Searching for a Green Building Consulting firm with a collaborative approach to High Performance Buildings? The Dinos have you covered. Green Dinosaur, Inc. encourages client partners to discover solutions that uncover hidden value in opportunities not yet leveraged. Whether it be achieving higher certification levels, finding rebates and incentives, or post-occupancy project support, the Dinos dig deeper to add value and deliver our clients goals!
Harris & Sloan In 2002, we established Harris & Sloan on the principal that it’s more than what you build – it’s how you work together to deliver the best product possible. We believe in taking a responsive, collaborative approach to building lasting relationships with our clients that are based on trust.
Melas Energy Melas Energy Engineering is a firm dedicated to the advancement of alternative energy and conservation technologies. Our philosophy is based on the belief that the energy design for a building should be economical, simple to operate, efficient and comfortable. A large portion of our time is dedicated to keeping up with new energy conserving technologies. We continually review the latest industry news, keeping abreast of new systems, materials and design ideas. The more options we have to choose from, the greater our flexibility in finding lower cost solutions. Saving energy means saving money – and energy saving design does not need to be expensive.
Partner Energy Partner Energy was founded in 2009 by real estate and engineering professionals, Tony Liou and Joe Derhake. We can help you achieve your goals. Partner Energy’s headquarters is based in Southern California with a network across the nation. Our professionals work with building owners and users to increase asset values, lower ownership costs, and promote environmental stewardship. By recommending and implementing fiscally responsible energy efficiency measures, our team helps clients reduce energy usage and energy costs. Our recommended solutions are economically sound, as we take into consideration the client’s energy goals as well as their investment return criteria.
Redfin Our mission is to redefine real estate in the customer’s favor. Redfin got its start inventing map-based search. Everyone told us the easy money was in running ads for traditional brokers, but we couldn’t stop thinking about how different real estate would be if it were designed from the ground up, using technology and totally different values, to put customers first. This is how real estate would be if it were designed just for you, because, well, it was.
SMUD We began serving Sacramento in 1946 and we’re now the nation’s sixth-largest community-owned electric utility, recognized nationally and internationally for our innovative energy efficiency programs and renewable power technologies.
As the nation’s largest natural gas distribution utility, we deliver clean, safe and reliable energy to 21.6 million consumers through 5.9 million meters in more than 500 communities. Our service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles in diverse terrain throughout Central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border. SoCalGas is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego.
TEP Engineering TEP Engineering, formerly “The Engineering Partnership” has developed a reputation for high quality, detail oriented Mechanical Engineering design while serving the diverse clientele of the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide a full range of Mechanical Engineering services including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, process piping, plumbing and control systems design. We also perform energy studies, Title 24 energy compliance calculations and LEED work. Our projects include wineries, health care facilities, pharmaceutical facilities, hotels & resorts, custom residences, restaurants, apartment buildings, offices, industrial buildings and schools.
TexEnergy Solutions
US-EcoLogic provides practical, reliable and economical solutions to the energy and environmental needs of new and existing buildings. If selected as part of a project team, we can support efforts to participate in all major energy efficiency and Green Building Programs. Our partners provide consulting, engineering, inspection, performance testing and verification of Energy and Green Programs.
Title 24 Data Corp Nationwide Title 24 Documentation: Energy Audits and Energy Documentation in 50 states as of 1999. One day service in California since 1978!
vca-green-logo VCA Green VCA Green assists owners, designers and engineers to achieve green building objectives by improving operational performance of buildings while achieving code compliance, efficiency and cost effectiveness. Our firm simplifies building code while realizing savings in efficiency. Services include: LEED Project Management and Consulting, Commissioning and Retro-Commissioning, Title 24 and LEED Energy Simulation Modeling, Title 24 Acceptance Testing (CALCTP), CALGreen Compliance, Rebates, GreenPoint Rated Consulting and Rating, Title 24 Acceptance Testing, HERS Testing, Education
Villara Building Systems Villara Building Systems Villara Corporation offers a wide range of building services, from heating and cooling to home theaters and solar installations, for residential and commercial properties in Northern and Central California.

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