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By JUDITH KOHLER | The Denver Post | May 25, 2022
A bill approved by Colorado lawmakers will require local governments updating their building codes to adopt standards to make new buildings and homes more energy efficient and less polluting.
Buildings are the source of about 40% of the worldwide heat-trapping emissions, so reducing those emissions is considered essential to dealing with climate change. Under House Bill 22-1362, a new state board will write building codes that are as strong or stronger than the latest international energy conservation codes for buildings.
In Colorado, building codes are adopted and enforced at the local level, but are subject to state-wide minimum requirements. The bill updates the requirements and also applies to major renovations and additions to buildings and homes.
In addition, the legislation also provides for grants for high-efficiency electric heating in public buildings and at a neighborhood scale.
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