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Calfornia's Certified Access SpecialistEsGil

We are pleased to announce that two of our disabled access plans examiners have passed California's Certified Access Specialist program examination and now have their CASp certification. This allows all of our California Client jurisdictions to be in compliance with the Construction-Related Accessibility Standards (S.B. 1608). We congratulate Esgil employees Douglas Moody and Kurt Culver for passing this difficult exam.

California Green Code Modification

The California Building Standards Commission has amended Section 5.701.1 of the CALGreen Code. Effective January 1, 2014 the Green Code Standards will apply to commercial building additions or alterations as listed in the table below.

Table 5.701

EFFECTIVE DATE OF COMPLIANCE SQUARE FOOTAGE OF ADDITION PERMIT VALUATION OR ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST OF ALTERATION
Effective date of the 2013 California Building Standards Code 1,000 $200,000