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2008 CALIFORNIA GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS CODE Dave Walls Executive Director Enrique Rodriguez Associate Construction Analyst California Building Standards Commission 2008 California Green Building Standards Code - CALGREEN Presentation Overview Why a CALGREEN Code The Role of the CBSC
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Associate Construction Analyst
California Building Standards Commission
Source: CARB 2004 Inventory
For projects of less than one acre, develop a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) that has been designed, specific to its site, conforming to the State Storm water NPDES Construction Permit or local ordinance, whichever is stricter, as is required for projects one acre or more. The plan should cover prevention of soil loss by storm water run-off and/or wind erosion, of sedimentation, and/or of dust/particulate matter air pollution.
A) Short-term bicycle parking
B) Long-term bicycle parking
C) Changing Rooms-for buildings with occupants over 10 tenant-occupants
Provide designated parking for any combination of low-emitting, fuel-efficient, and carpool/van pool vehicles.
Comply with lighting power requirements in the California Energy Code, CCR, Part 6, and design interior and exterior lighting such that zero direct-beam illumination leaves the building site
The site shall be planned and developed to keep surface water from entering buildings. Construction plans shall indicate how site grading or a drainage system will manage all surface water.
The California Energy Commission will continue to adopt mandatory building standards.
However, it is the intent of this code to encourage buildings to achieve exemplary performance in the area of energy efficiency.
A schedule of plumbing fixtures and fixture fittings that will reduce the overall use of potable water within the building by 20% shall be provided.
Each building shall reduce by 20% wastewater by installing water conserving fixtures or Utilizing non-potable water systems.
Plumbing fixtures (water closets and urinals) and fittings (faucets and showerheads) shall meet the minimum standards provided tables which have high efficiencies.
Establish a water budget for landscaping irrigation that conforms to low water use ordinance or dept. of water resources.
Install irrigation controllers to schedule irrigation events.
Install sensors to control water use during inclement weather.
1. Adhesives, sealants and caulks. 2. Paints and coatings 3. aerosol paints and coatings.
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