Regional Forum – Bridging the Gap: From Efficient Policies to Successful, On-the-Ground Implementation

  This Forum brought together local government policymakers and sustainability staff, building department staff, city planners, and energy consultants to learn about the the variety of free programs and customizable resources available to building departments interested in implementing best practices for improving energy code compliance and enforcement and/or promoting green building and “beyond code” initiatives, sometimes …

Regional Forum – What’s new with 2016 Code: 2016 Energy Efficiency Standards Workshop

  This Forum brought together local government policymakers and sustainability staff, building department staff, city planners, and energy consultants to learn about the changes to the 2016 building Energy Efficiency Standards for residential and nonresidential buildings. Attendees were able to meet their BayREN County Representative and connect with energy code experts who shared best practices to increase understanding …

Regional Forum – CALGreen Residential Measures: Changes and Opportunities

  This Forum brought together local government policymakers and sustainability staff, building department staff, city planners, and energy consultants to learn about the changes to the 2016 CALGreen requirements for residential buildings. Attendees were able to meet their BayREN County Representative and connect with energy code experts who shared best practices to increase understanding of 2016 CALGreen requirements and how …