New Green Building Ordinance
As the City of Richmond rolled out its newestgreen initiative—a Green Building Ordinance intended to increase the energy efficiency of residential and commercial structures—three organizations teamed up to prepare local contractors for the change—Build it Green, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting green building practices, Contra Costa College, and Richmond BUILD.
Participants learned about green building principles and sustainable materials used in Richmond BUILD's mock house.
Over 50 people in attendance at a Build it Green training at the Richmond BUILD III co-sponsored by Contra Costa College.
Kevin Beck, a CBPCA instructor and leading green building consultant in the Bay Area, leads a session of Build it Green training at Richmond BUILD III.