Understanding CALgreen: A Primer

Part 11 of California’s Title 24 Building Standards Code is arguably the most critical section of the nation’s first statewide green building code.

The CALgreen code is notable for its concise, mandatory requirements. For example, here are the 2017 updates for water efficiency:

To understand the scope of the CALgreen statewide green building code, this pdf is a good primer. For an overview of the program and its history, see the Wikipedia entry HERE.