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ELECTRIC READY

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Upgrade electrical panel with sufficient capacity to serve electrical equipment and appliances, and electric vehicle

Electrical panels and subpanels serving common loads in a mixed-fuel building shall have space for overcurrent protective devices and bus bars of adequate capacity to meet potential future electrical requirements

  • Prepare for possibility of electric vehicle purchase and other retrofits
  • Likely only required in older home vintages
  • No direct energy savings associated with enabling measures
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Pre-wire stove, HVAC and clothes dryer for 240V service

To facilitate the future electrification of gas equipment in mixed-fuel projects, install dedicated 240 volt circuits to enable conversion for each gas terminal or stub out to electric heaters, clothes dryers, and ranges/ovens

  • Prepare for likely future retrofit. Very small incremental cost at new construction
  • No direct energy savings associated with enabling measures
  • Uncertainty regarding future benefits
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Conduit to each area with gas equipment sized to serve electrical equipment with equivalent capacity

To facilitate the future electrification of gas equipment in mixed-fuel projects, require installation of raceways sized for conductors adequate to serve the building’s potential electric loads

  • Prepare for likely future retrofit
  • Small incremental cost at new construction
  • No direct energy savings associated with enabling measures
  • Uncertainty regarding future benefits
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EV-Ready CALGreen Tier: Increase the number of “EV-ready” parking spaces beyond mandatory CALGreen requirements

EV-ready parking spaces are those equipped with appropriately sized raceway, wiring, receptacle, and electrical capacity to support a future EV charging station

  • Prepare for projected increase in number of electric vehicles
  • Cost at new construction significantly less than retrofit
  • No direct energy savings associated with enabling measures
  • Uncertainty regarding future benefits
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EV-Capable CALGreen Tier: Increase the number of “EV-capable” parking spaces beyond mandatory CALGreen requirements

EV-capable parking spaces are those equipped with appropriately sized raceway and electrical panel capacity to support a future EV charging station

  • Prepare for projected increase in number of electric vehicles
  • Cost at new construction significantly less than retrofit
  • No direct energy savings associated with enabling measures
  • Uncertainty regarding future benefits
Your city could be the first to adopt this ordinance

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  • SDGE - A Sempra Energy Utility
  • The Gas Company - A Sempra Energy Utility
  • Southern California Edison - An EDISON INTERNATIONAL® Company
  • PG&E Corporation

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