The Los Angeles City Council is preparing to present an ordinance that would significantly change the electrification of new buildings.
The proposed ordinance will mandate decarbonization through electrification for all new buildings as of April 1st, 2023.Read More
As governments become increasingly mobilized towards climate change and carbon mitigation policies, the commercial real estate industry has become zoned in on as a way to reduce carbon emissions. To be sure, buildings and offices have become an inescapable part of the conversation on climate change, and CRE professionals have long led …Read More
Culver City has put a plan in motion to implement new reach codes that would change electrification requirements for new construction.
This follows a trend of California cities such as Santa Monica that have changed electrification laws to combat climate change.Read More
Culver City is proposing a building electrification policy for new construction. All new buildings in the city could only be built with electric appliances.
With recent headlines about grid reliability in the state, the new drive to electrification is raising concerns about unintended consequences.
In a late August vote, California regulators voted to ban the sale of new gas vehicles by 2035.
Additionally, the California Air Resource Board set checkpoints of 35% of new cars sold being zero emissions by 2026 and 68% by 2030.
Glendale is developing new building electrification, and electric vehicle (EV) reach codes. The new regulations would impact new building construction effective January 1st, 2023.
The city staff is soliciting feedback on the proposed codes now. City council action is anticipated later this fall.