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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: April, 2012

GREEN CALIFORNIA SUMMIT

Published on April 2, 2012

The 2012 Green California Summit & Expo, the largest annual event focused on green policy, practice and technology, comes to the Sacramento Convention Center on April 26 & 27. Now in its sixth year, the Summit will feature 150 companies offering  | Read More » |

OCBC’S LUCY DUNN APPOINTED TO CEC

Published on April 2, 2012

From the Governor’s Office: Lucy Dunn, of Coto de Caza, has been appointed to the California Transportation Commission, where she has served since 2008. Dunn has been the president and chief executive officer of the Orange County Business Council since  | Read More » |

ENERGY BENCHMARKING/DISCLOSURE REGULATIONS – FINAL APPROVAL

Published on April 2, 2012

Many of you have been following the AB 1103-Benchmarking regulatory process for several years. Now is the last chance to review and comment prior to scheduled adoption in May. A coalition of business groups, led by BOMA California has worked, along  | Read More » |

FEDERAL/STATE POLICYMAKERS TALKING RE ADA REFORM

Published on April 2, 2012

Another policy issue, for which we have long advocated, is reform of how ADA is enforced. As sponsors of the first significant reform on the issue three years ago, we have been disheartened to see predatory (“Drive By”) lawsuits move from state to  | Read More » |

SUPPORT FOR AED REFORM

Published on April 2, 2012

Two bills have been introduced to update the statutory requirements relating to installation of Automated External Defibrillators (AED). Although BOMA California was part of the group that negotiated the original law we have long pointed to the fact  | Read More » |

BILL SEEKS TO REDUCE HOW MUCH PEOPLE DRIVE USING BUILDING CODE

Published on April 2, 2012

As if the CEC didn’t have enough to do just writing the Nation’s most progressive energy code, along comes AB 1627 (Dickinson; D-Sacramento), legislation that will drastically impact your operations by enacting regulations attempting to limit how  | Read More » |

ENERGY CODE UPDATE STARTS FINAL STAGE

Published on April 2, 2012

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has moved out of the informal process and has now started formal proceedings to update California’s energy efficiency building standards. The CEC kicked-off the formal proceeding by conducting two full days of  | Read More » |