CABC - CAGBSC
California Green Building Standards Code - California Code of Regulations Title 24, Part 11
|Publication Date:||1 January 2013|
The provisions of this code shall apply to the planning, design, operation, construction, use and occupancy of every newly constructed building or structure, unless otherwise indicated in this code, throughout the State of California.
It is not the intent that this code substitute or be identified as meeting the certification requirements of any green building program.
Purpose. The purpose of this code is to improve public health, safety and general welfare by enhancing the design and construction of buildings through the use of building concepts having a reduced negative impact or positive environmental impact and encouraging sustainable construction practices in the following categories:
1. Planning and design.
2. Energy efficiency.
3. Water efficiency and conservation.
4. Material conservation and resource efficiency.
5. Environmental quality.