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The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) hosts Regional Forums around the Bay Area on policy and program design issues in energy efficiency and energy code compliance. Visit the BayREN Events

The Clean Building Compass is a one-stop online clearinghouse of vetted information to assist local government planners and staff in developing and adopting the practices required to accelerate the

This report presents model ordinance provisions for a range of feasible soft story mitigation programs, consistent with California law and coordinated with the 2016 California Existing Building Code

The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) provides free engineering technical assistance to help local governments save energy and money while reducing their carbon footprints. The Municipal ZNE

The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) Codes and Standards Program has developed Title 24, Part 6 Energy Code Permit Guides to help local enforcing agencies streamline energy code compliance

Do you know how safe your home will be in an earthquake? ABAG and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission provide resources for residents in planning for earthquakes, the effects of climate change

Continuity of infrastructure systems in the wake of a major seismic event is essential for quick recovery of societal and economic functions. A single earthquake event is likely to disrupt key

Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) trainings are designed to educate local government officials and the private sector building community in key aspects of code compliance and enforcement. Each

The Bay Area Energy Atlas is a database of building energy consumption that links Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) metered energy consumption to building characteristics, sociodemographic data

This guide provides information gathered from local experience and recommended practices for how to understand the problem that soft story buildings pose for jurisdictions and the region. It advises