Category Archives: Green Building

The Impact of New Standards on California Building Owners

ISO 50001, BEPA E2797-11, and AB 1103 are changing thinking regarding energy management and efficiency and are allowing owners and buyers across California greater understanding of properties. Continue reading

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A fable of ‘low’ hanging fruits – Retrocommissioning

Once upon a time in far, far away there lived a fox who loved to eat. He lived close to a vineyard and he used to stare at the lovely grapes that hung there. “How juicy they look….  If only … Continue reading

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Marin County : Green Building Requirements

Starting June 18th, 2010 all residential and commercial construction and remodels will have to comply with the new green building requirements in unincorporated areas of Marin County. Your LEED® AP will also be able to guide you through the process and can serve the building owner to keep the building energy efficient over its lifetime by applying proven USGBC strategies. Continue reading

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