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GUIDE TO THE NONRESIDENTIAL CALGREEN CODE

August 27, 2010

The First Edition of the “Guide to the Nonresidential CALGreen Code” is now published on the Building Standards Commission (BSC) website at the following link: http://www.bsc.ca.gov/CALGreen/default.htm  More »

BILLS WE ARE WATCHING

Your Sacramento staff is still following almost one hundred bills wending their way through the process. However, here are some highlights: AB 2670 (J. Pérez; D – Los Angeles) Mandates certain state buildings be evaluated using a private green building program without recognizing the state’s own green building code, CALGreen. Oppose. SB 7 (Romero; More »

SESSION ALMOST OVER

The 2009-2010 Legislative Session ends on Tuesday. Hundreds of bills are being acted upon. “Gut-and-amends,” bills being completely changed at the last minute, are a natural hazard this time of year, and something we watch for very closely.  More »

STILL NO BUDGET – 58 DAYS LATE

Fifty eight days into the new fiscal year and still no budget. But have hope. There is a rampant rumor that “discussions” are being conducted and we could have a vote early next week. Exciting stuff, we know. We’ll let you know if we get anything more solid over the weekend and if details emerge.  More »

GOVERNOR SIGNS INDUSTRY-SPONSORED CODE-ADOPTION BILL

August 20, 2010

The Governor has signed AB 1693 (Ma), the industry-sponsored legislation that will reduce the frequency with which industry and local government have to deal with new changes to the state building code. For almost twenty years, California’s Health & Safety Code has required the Building Standards Commission and numerous other state agencies to More »

GUIDE TO THE NONRESIDENTIAL CALGREEN CODE

The First Edition of the “Guide to the Nonresidential CALGreen Code” is now published on the Building Standards Commission (BSC) website at the following link: http://www.bsc.ca.gov/CALGreen/default.htm  More »

HISTORIC VOTE APPROVES USE OF PEX PLASTIC PIPE

The Building Standards Commission (BSC) on Monday unanimously adopted emergency regulations allowing the use of PEX Plastic Pipe on a statewide basis. Secretary Bill Leonard, who also serves as BSC chairman, indicated his support for this historic vote that appears to bring to an end to this legal and administrative battle that started in 1982. Unlike More »

2010 INDUSTRY AWARDS GALA

August 13, 2010

The Industry Awards Dinner is scheduled for October 21, 2010 at The Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach. This event is not to be missed as it is a chance to recognize the unwavering leadership of individuals and companies dedicated to our industry. Winners of the 2010 CBPA Industry Awards have been announced. Industry Awards are given to leaders in the More »

CALCHAMBER SOUNDS ALARM ON IMPACT OF PROPOSITION 19

According to a recent legal analysis by the California Chamber of Commerce, Proposition 19, the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010, not only would legalize pot use in California, it also would create a legal quagmire for employers by compromising workplace safety and establishing a new class of protected workers in the state. Click here More »

SB 375/ARB REPORT ON REDUCTION TARGETS FOR AUTOS AND LIGHT TRUCKS

ARB staff has released its proposed regional greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for automobiles and light trucks pursuant to Senate Bill 375. The report and its associated California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Functional Equivalent Document are now available online for a 45-day public review period. These proposed targets will be considered More »

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