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...
Title 24 Commissioning Triggers in a Nutshell

Title 24 Commissioning Triggers in a Nutshell

A common question asked in California multifamily and/or commercial development is whether or not commissioning is triggered and what commissioning requires. Under the California Energy Code, commissioning is required for the following: New ground up, nonresidential...
CALGreen Tier 1 & Tier 2 Projects

CALGreen Tier 1 & Tier 2 Projects

CALGreen, published by the Building Standards Commission, is organized into chapters for Residential and Non-Residential buildings. There are both mandatory and voluntary measures. Mandatory measures apply statewide and voluntary measures can be adopted by local...