Industrial Utility Efficiency

Energy Code Ace Publishes Title 20 Fact Sheet on Air Compressors

Energy Code Ace is offering no-cost help for complying with new regulations impacting the air compressor market. The California Appliance Efficiency Regulations (Title 20) for state-regulated air compressors becomes effective on January 1, 2022. Large, lubricated and rotary air compressors manufactured after this date must comply with the performance, testing, marking and certification requirements. These standards and test procedure requirements are identical to the federal regulations that will become effective on January 10, 2025.

A detailed fact sheet explaining the upcoming Title 20 regulation for air compressors is now available here for download. 

While the compressed air industry has a long history of investing in energy efficiency improvements, the variety of new California Title 20 appliance efficiency regulations and U.S. DOE appliance standards can make compliance seem challenging. Fortunately, help is available at no charge to you. Applicable tools, training and resources are now available on

A detailed fact sheet explaining the upcoming Title 20 regulation for air compressors, including its scope, requirements and compliance process is now available for download. 
Additional applicable Energy Code Ace Title 20 offerings are described in the Compressor Industry brochure and include on-demand training for manufacturers detailing how to submit products to California’s Modernized Appliance Efficiency Database System (MAEDbS), and on-demand training for retailers, distributors, contractors and importers showing how to navigate the MAEDbS to verify that products meet Title 20 and U.S. DOE requirements.

The Title 20 Reference Ace™ allows you to easily navigate the code using hyperlinks and a search function. Creating an Energy Code Ace account allows you to stay up-to-date on all Energy Code Ace offerings and Title 20 news with targeted emails. You can contact subject matter experts directly at for further assistance.

About Energy Code Ace is a “one-stop shop” offering no-cost tools, training and resources to help industry professionals and consumers meet the requirements of California’s building energy code, Title 24, Part 6, and Title 20 appliance standards. It is funded by California utility customers under the auspices of the CPUC and implemented Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E®), Southern California Edison Company (SCE), and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas®) in support of the California Energy Commission. For more information, visit