Update: 2013 California Energy Code effective July 1, 2014
The 2013 California Energy Code will be effective July 1, 2014. Build It Green has continued to monitor the software and development of other programs. Although comprehensive evaluation of 2013 code has not been completed, Build It Green has set an interim compliance margin of 10% above 2013 Energy Code.
GreenPoint Rated Checklists and Manuals
The Checklists are a free resource. They are used to track the green building measures incorporated into a project and their associated point values.
The Rating Manuals are essential companion documents to the GreenPoint Rated Checklists. They outline the specific applications, requirements, intent, and verifications for each of the GreenPoint Rated Measures to help you understand, interpret and implement each of the available points. The Manuals are available for purchase in PDF format only for $30 each.
Green Building Guidelines - the foundation of GreenPoint Rated
The Green Building Guidelines are a comprehensive resource of best practices for green building. Guidelines are available for free as a downloadable PDF.
Read more about the development of the Guidelines.