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Air Quality

The South Coast Air Quality Management District sponsors the Clean Air Choices program to help individuals, organizations and local businesses make clean air choices.  The Clean Air Choices Web Site provides a one-stop resource for information on the benefits of using clean technologies on the road, in your home or at your business.

Green Building

The City of Burbank adopts the mandatory requirements in chapters 4 and 5 of the California Green Building Standards Code

LEED For more information about the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, green rating sysem, please visit the U.S. Green Building Council website.

Water

The City adopts and enforces regulations on the use of water for landscape irrigation and in residential and business locations. All constructions projects must comply with  requirements in CAL Green and the California Plumbing Code. See our water conservation page for more information.

Energy

The revised California 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards went into effect January 1, 2020.The 2019 standards improve upon the 2016 Energy Standards for new construction of, and additions and alterations to, residential and nonresidential buildings. Buildings permitted on or after January 1, 2020, must comply with the 2019 Standards. The California Energy Commission updates the standards every three years.

California 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards

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