Climate Action via Code Change

Typical building code development unfolds over a long time frame extending over years. WHile this deliberate process allows both for thorough vetting and keeping the pace of change manangeable for the very many stakeholders who work with the code, it’s doesn’t work well for response to acute problems. We will need to look at codes in a new way based on the climate emergency that is unfolding before our eyes.

Michael Malinowski FAIA , a consultant to AIA California in Climate Action via Code and Regulatory change, is hosting a virtual workshop with a group of Climate Action leaders and other experts on Tuesday September 15th to discuss development of ‘action items’ that should become part of CALgreen sooner rather than later. With Code Development hearings just weeks away, the timing is crucial

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