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CALGreen encourages local governments to go beyond statewide Energy Code regulations to achieve greater building energy efficiency and cost savings, all while providing the necessary resources to do so. The currently enforced version of CALGreen is the 2019 CALGreen code. Mandates and voluntary provisions in the 2022 CALGreen update will go into effect January 1, 2023.¹ If both the 2022 Energy Code and 2022 CALGreen mandatory and voluntary standards were to be adopted statewide, the carbon reductions would be equivalent to removing 8,000 fuel-powered cars off the road for the first year and 24,000 fuel-powered cars by the third year.² This means that 2022 is a critical year for local jurisdictions throughout California and the San Diego region to inform, educate, and implement opportunities that maximize energy savings, greenhouse gas emission reductions, and public health benefits.

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CALGreen: California Green Building Standards Code: Blog 3