California Adopts Greenest Building Codes in the Country


Calgreen, which goes into effect next January, will make California buildings (newly constructed hospitals, schools, shopping malls, homes) the greenest in the the U.S of A.

In an unanimous vote, the state commission voted across the board for California to have the most stringent, environmentally friendly building codes this country has ever seen. (In your face Montana! Go to hell Ohio!) The new building requirements will be a huge leap forward in California' battle to fight global warming and lowering greenhouse gas emissions, with the projected goal of lower it 30% by the year 2020.

How will this be done? Well, according to the SF Gate: