New California Building Codes Go Into Effect January 1, 2011

On January 1, 2011, California’s new building codes go into effect after adoption by local jurisdictions. The new codes include two brand new-to-California publications: the Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen), and the California Residential Code, which will require automatic fire sprinklers in all new single-family homes in California. These new codes have been discussed previously on (2008 Title 24 Building Standards Delayed, CALGREEN: How will the nation?s first statewide green building standards code work with LEED?, and