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,...
Top 4 Things Architects Should Know about CALGreen

Top 4 Things Architects Should Know about CALGreen

It can be difficult for architects to make sustainable building goals a priority while coordinating with other disciplines in a project. An inability to navigate California’s Green Building Code (better known as CALGreen) could lead to unforeseen costs at the end of a...