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Environmental regulations on building construction


Last updated 5/10/2022 at 3:16pm

HB-1362 BUILDING GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS, as in how buildings and building products affect greenhouse gas emissions. This bill, when passed, imposes state requirements on what has been the purview of local jurisdictions when it comes to building codes.

The bill requires the Colorado Energy Office to identify for adoption three sets of model code language: • electric and solar ready code language by July 1, 2023; • low energy and carbon code language by January 1, 2025; and • green code language before July 1, 2024. This would apply to all new building. These codes or a more restrict...

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