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Green building sets the code

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Sustainable Industries website screenshot!In San Francisco, where Mayor Gavin Newsom recently signed a bill requiring all new construction to meet green building standards starting in 2012, the city's chief building inspector, Laurence Kornfield, says it's not just in California where things are changing. Building codes across the country are undergoing a sea change.

"Every aspect of the building code is currently up in the air," Kornfield says. Starting at a national level and reaching all the way down to local municipalities, building codes are being examined and changed, often in an effort to require that new construction be built to green building standards. [Read full article]

Charles Redell,

Sustainable Industries

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