Friday, September 3, 2010

UPDATE: Are You Ready For CALGreen? Sign-Up for a Seminar!

UPDATE - September 3, 2010

BOMA San Francisco Members:

In cooperation with the California Building Standards Commission and the California Department of Housing and Community Development, Green Technology is providing seminars throughout the state to introduce and orient each trade and profession around the new code. 

Upcoming seminars are being offered in the following cities.  Each has limited seating, so register as soon as possible:

San Francisco, 16 September
San Mateo, 21 October

Click here for a full list.

UPDATE! - August 18, 2010

Please click here to download the first edition of CALGreen - California's green building code.    

Original Post - June 14, 2010

California’s green building code becomes mandatory on January 1, 2011 and will affect all new commercial construction.  New mandatory measures address planning and design in the following areas:
  • Site development;
  • Water efficiency and conservation for both indoor and outdoor water use;
  • Energy efficiency;
  • Material conservation and resource efficiency including water resistance and moisture management;
  • Construction waste reduction, disposal and recycling;
  • Building maintenance and operation; 
  • Pollutant control; 
  • Indoor moisture control; 
  • Indoor and outdoor air quality;
  • Environmental comfort.
The California Building Standards Commission is offering a series of regional half-day workshops to help you prepare.  Workshops will provide an overview of the new mandatory standards, voluntary tier structure, compliance checklists and code publication dates. In addition, speakers will provide answers to your specific code questions.

CALGreen classes are being offered up and down the state from San Diego to Redding.  Make sure you are prepared. For more information and to register, visit this website, CALGreen Workshops.

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