Conch Republic Goes Green! Key West now requires 3rd party green building certification

According to Stuart Kaplow of Green Building Law Update, the City Commission of Key West, Florida now requires third party green building certification for all new residential projects. Acceptable standards: USGBC LEED for Home Certified Florida Green Building Coalition Bronze level certification In Key West, residential development is strictly limited to correspond to the evacuation … Continue reading Conch Republic Goes Green! Key West now requires 3rd party green building certification

2013 California Building Code Adopted, Goes Into Effect January 1, 2014

Update: The Title 24 component to the 2013 California Building Standards Code will not be going into effect until July 1, 2014. See this important update for more information. The 2013 California Building Standards Code has been adopted by the state's Building Standards Commission (BSC) and will go into effect on January 1, 2014. The … Continue reading 2013 California Building Code Adopted, Goes Into Effect January 1, 2014