California’s Green Building Standards, better known as CALGreen, is currently being updated to further advance green building practices. The updated code goes into effect on January 1, 2014. This means that all project construction documents submitted to the building department for plan checks on or before December 31, 2013 will be assessed under the current standards, while all projects after this date must comply with the future code. So now is the time to get familiar with the new CALGreen code!
In an article for Globe Street Lance Collins from Partner Energy, a national provider of energy efficiency and renewable energy engineering services, takes a closer look at the updates and explains how we should prepare to ensure compliance with the new code. Read the full story here.