Five New California Reach Codes You Should Know

Five New California Reach Codes You Should Know

Since the 2019 California Building Code update in January, 2020, several jurisdictions throughout California have adopted local reach codes to push the boundaries on sustainable buildings and design. Knowing whether a jurisdiction has a reach code in place could help...
Top 4 Benefits of Enhanced Commissioning

Top 4 Benefits of Enhanced Commissioning

Last week’s post touched on LEED Enhanced Commissioning, a warranty-focused retesting of the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment previously commissioned during construction. While this is a credit that can be taken to achieve LEED certification,...
New Building Commissioning: 4 Things to Do After You Open

New Building Commissioning: 4 Things to Do After You Open

Think your new building is energy efficient? Think again! World Green Building Trends says new buildings could be wasting 8% annual expenses in energy and operational costs. In buildings that have been in operation for years, there can be up to 55% savings in utility...