CalGreen Is Confusing

CalGreen Is Confusing Just about every day we hear complaints that CalGreen is confusing. That’s because it is. In part, it’s confusing because it seems to duplicate requirements that are already in the California Building Code Volume 1, as well as the Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical codes. Also, the format of the CalGreen Code is...
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Have Energy Saving Policies Gone Too Far?

Have Energy Saving Policies Gone Too Far? Asking if energy saving policies have gone too far is a valid question. We hear it just about every day – someone complaining about how ridiculous the building codes are getting. “The over-reaching building codes are making it too expensive to build in California!” There is no doubt...
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Third Party Plan Reviewers

Third Party Plan Reviewers Third party plan reviewers have become the bane of the Residential and Commercial building permit process. In recent years the use of third party plan reviewers has exploded up and down the State of California. The unfortunate reason for this is economics. Cities, towns and counties have learned it is cheaper...
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CalGreen and the Cannabis Industry

CalGreen and the Cannabis Industry As if the cannabis industry didn’t have enough legal hoops to jump through! Unfortunately, your cannabis grow facility, processing plant or distribution center will also need to comply with the current California CalGreen Code. In this case “calgreen” does not refer to Bubba Kush or Gorilla Glue. It’s part of...
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Do I Need to Hire a CalGreen Consultant?

Do I Need to Hire a CalGreen Consultant? The answer is no – and yes. We’ll be the first to admit the State of California has created a lot of confusion over the California Green Building Code. The various names for it are confusing, the code layout is confusing, the Tiers are confusing – and...
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