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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: August, 2013

PREPARED FOR CALGREEN UPDATES?

Published on August 19, 2013

The newest updates to the state Green Building Code, better known as “CALGreen,” will be effective on January 1, 2014. Are you prepared? Even if you are, here is a very informative article to remind you of the many rapid change in the California  | Read More » |

ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS ACTION PLAN

Published on August 19, 2013

The next major step in the AB 758 Regulatory Process is underway and you have an opportunity to provide input and guide California policy that will have an impact on your business. This is the issue our industry has been working on for several years  | Read More » |

LEARN HOW TO USE ENERGY STAR

Published on August 19, 2013

As of September 1 of this year, California’s mandatory benchmarking law will require that you use ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager to benchmark your building and disclose that information during certain transactions (see story below for more details).  | Read More » |

AB 1103 IMPLEMENTATION WEBINAR

Published on August 19, 2013

In order to help members better understand the policy issues related to the implementation of the AB 1103 Mandatory Benchmarking and Disclosure Law, we will be hosting a webinar with a representative from the California Energy Commission who will provide  | Read More » |

AB 1103 MANDATORY BENCHMARKING DELAYED UNTIL 2014

Published on August 19, 2013

The Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Program (AB 1103) was officially set to start on September 1, 2014, for buildings of 50,000 s.f. or more, however, the California Energy Commission has announced that it is delaying implementation of  | Read More » |

BILL EXPANDING RESIDENTIAL RENT CONTROL OPPOSED

Published on August 19, 2013

A bill that would enable price controls on new residential rental units will be heard in the final weeks of the Legislative Session. AB 1229 (Atkins; D-San Diego) allows local governments to mandate “inclusionary housing” requirements on private  | Read More » |

DOCUMENT RECORDING FEE BILL OPPOSED

Published on August 19, 2013

Senate Bill 391 (Desaulnier; D-Concord), a bill that will impose a $75 fee for recording real-property documents as a way to generate funds for affordable housing, passed two Assembly committees this week on party line votes. Although we agree with the  | Read More » |

CEQA BILL MOVES FORWARD

Published on August 19, 2013

Senate Bill 731, Pro Tem Steinberg’s vehicle for CEQA reform, was heard in the Assembly Local Government committee on Wednesday. During the hearing, Senator Steinberg directly addressed the CEQA Working Group coalition’s assertions that his bill  | Read More » |

FINAL LEGISLATIVE WEEKS WILL BE BUSY

Published on August 19, 2013

As anyone who pays attention to Legislative proceedings can attest, many major decisions on policy are made towards the end of the process. Even though most bills have been through a minimum of two policy committees so far, final language is yet to be  | Read More » |

PREPARED FOR CALGREEN UPDATES?

Published on August 19, 2013

The newest updates to the state Green Building Code, better known as “CALGreen,” will be effective on January 1, 2014. Are you prepared? Even if you are, here is a very informative article to remind you of the many rapid changes in the California  | Read More » |

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