Marin County CalGreen Services
Marin County has embraced CalGreen.
Green Building is a whole systems approach to construction and building systems that reduces the impact that our buildings has on our environment. Green building also provides many benefits to the homeowner including long term value, reduced energy and water use, reduced maintenance, and a more comfortable and healthy indoor environment.
Marin County is a majestic and unique jewel of northern California. The county sets a high standard in all areas of development and construction in accordance with the high standards set by the residents. These include Mandatory CalGreen Measures such as the capability for electric vehicle charging, permeable paving and CalGreen Green Tier 1 requirements, among many others.
The counties adoption of the CalGreen Tier 1 requirements is another level of obligations that your new home must comply with.
It is important to understand that you are not required to comply with every CalGreen requirement. A CalGreen specialist can help you critically review each time on the checklist and only commit your project to those that are absolutely necessary.
The Importance of a CalGreen Specialist
At CalGreen Energy Services we are specialists in CalGreen. We can work with the Marin County Building and Safety Department to ensure your permit application does not over-commit your project to unnecessary costs. THIS is the difference a CalGreen specialist can bring to your project. Fewer requirements mean lower construction costs, fewer constructability issues and fewer change orders. A CalGreen Energy Services we can save your project time and money – and we can do it at rates comparable to our competitors.
We respond quickly to emails and voicemails. We will put together a proposal for you right away and can typically start on your project within a couple of days.
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Important Links for Marin County CalGreen Information:
Marin County Green Building Program: https://www.marincounty.org/depts/cd/divisions/sustainability/green-building-program
Marin County Green Building Fact Sheet: Green Building Requirements Fact Sheet
Marin County Green Building Guide for Residential New Construction: Marin County Green Building Guide for Single Family Residential
Marin County Green Building for Commercial New Construction: Marin County Green Building Guide for Commercial New Construction
Marin County Residential Checklist: Marin County New Residential Checklist
Marin County Non-Residential Checklist: Marin County New Non-Residential Checklist