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Changes to AB1103 Energy Disclosure

California Energy Commission Announces Delay in Implementation for Buildings Between 5,000 and 10,000 Square Feet in Size California recently introduced the Nonresidential Building Energy Use Disclosure program, requiring property owners disclose one year of energy use data for a building being sold, leased or refinanced. According to the original schedule of implementation, buildings between 5,000Read more

Is There Asbestos in Your Soil?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring, fibrous material that is commonly used in building materials due to its durability, fireproofing, and low cost.  When asbestos-containing materials are disturbed, exposure is dangerous to human health and requires professional assistance during renovation or removal.  It is easy for anyone to spot damaged building materials and recognize a potentialRead more

AB1103 Commercial Energy Disclosure Law Finally Goes Into Effect

After several delays, California Assembly Bill 1103 Commercial Energy Disclosure was finally put into action on January 1, 2014. Currently, it requires all commercial buildings 10,000 square feet or larger that are being leased, sold, or refinanced to comply with the program.  The final phase will go into effect on July 1, 2014, requiring allRead more

AB1103 FAQs & New Schedule

California Assembly Bill 1103 has been postponed again.  It was recently announced that the first phase of implementation, which was originally to go into effect July 1, 2013, will now go into effect on September 1, 2013 with full implementation by September 1, 2014.  The reason for the delay is cited as unresolved issues with utilityRead more