Entries by Zack Parker

BUILDERS’ BLOG – December 2013

Beginning January 1, 2014, there are several significant new legislative laws that become effective, including: The California Energy Commission’s Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure Program (AB 1103) regulations, under certain circumstances, require nonresidential building owners to disclose benchmarking data to potential buyers, lessees and financiers, for commercial buildings greater than or equal to 10,000 square […]

Builders’ Blog

As 2013 winds to an end, it’s once again time to review a couple of the newer laws in construction: Changes regarding ADA accessibility:  Beginning in July 1, 2013, California commercial leases and rental agreements must include a disclosure regarding whether the property being leased has been inspected by a Certified Access Specialist (CASp) and, if a […]

Builder’s Blog

At the end of each year, it’s always a good idea to review the newest rules and regulations that become effective in January. One such regulation that takes effect in January 2013 is The California Energy AB 1103, which requires the owner of a non-residential property with California, in advance of certain financial transactions, to […]

Be Prepared – AB 1103 will happen in January 2013!

A new California Energy Commission regulation will take effect January 1, 2012. This regulation, AB 1103, requires the owner of a non-residential property with California, in advance of certain financial transactions, to benchmark the building’s energy use using the U.S. EPA Portfolio Manager system and to disclose statements of the building’s energy usage to potential […]