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Real Estate - April 15, 2011

Positively Green

Green becomes the new norm with CALGreen code

by Iris Harrell

Many people rue the day they start building or remodeling in California because of the massive amounts of regulation via the ever-changing building codes, inspections and increased permitting requirements. Much of what was considered voluntary upgrades in the recent past are becoming basic standards required by the new CALGreen Code that became effective Jan. 1, 2011, throughout California.

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Iris Harrell is CEO and president of Harrell Remodeling, Inc. in Mountain View (www.harrell-remodeling.com). She can be reached at 650-230-2900 or irish@harrell-remodeling.com.

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